Sr. Backend Python Developer (Remote)

at Vertex Inc.
Published November 16, 2022
Location Norristown, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for a broad spectrum of projects from engineering cloud-based solutions to design and implementation of new application features and functionality,

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Architect, design, code, unit test, fully implement and deliver application features with highest quality and security to prevent unauthorized access / use
* Create modular, scalable, testable, tested, performant sub systems which interface via well- defined
* end points using software engineering best practices such as unit testing, TDD, design patterns
* Implement, test, maintain and support software, based on technical design specifications
* Prepare technical design specifications based on functional requirements and analysis documents
* Review functional requirements, analysis and design documents and provide feedback
* Assist with triage and resolution of issues from customers and internal users
* Work independently to plan, prioritize, and complete high complex critical priority work assignments,
* as a member of a project team
* Participate in and/or lead architecture and code reviews
* Promote Continuous Improvement by identifying process in efficiencies and quality improvements
* Lead or participate in other projects or duties as assigned
* Provide guidance to and mentor more junior team members
* Will work under minimal supervision
* Occasional travel required.
* Participate in other projects or duties.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Skilled in working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment, ability to partake in and contribute to technical, design and retrospective dialog
* Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, passionate about learning and applying new technologies
* Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, strong client service focus
* Able to identify root cause of system issues and determine short- and long-term resolutions
* AWS certification is preferable in one of the following domains: AWS Developer, Architect
* Experience with AWS (Ex. ECS, Lambda, DynamoDb, EventBridge, API Gateway, S3)
* Experience with at least one of the programming languages such as Python and/or Java
* Experience working with a CI/CD tools: GitHub Actions, Cypress and Jest
* Experience working with Infrastructure as code tools: Terraform
* Ability to listen and understand information and communicate the same
* Must possess good organizational skills
* Must be results oriented, customer focused, and exhibit good interpersonal skills
* Skilled in working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment, ability to partake in and contribute to technical, design and retrospective dialog
* Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, passionate about learning and applying new technologies

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

* B.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent education and experience
* Six (6) plus years of experience in application development
* Experience using Python to develop backend modules
* Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Other Qualifications

The Winning Way behaviors that all Vertex employees need in order to meet the expectations of each other, our customers, and our partners.

* The Winning Way behaviors that all Vertex employees need in order to meet the expectations of each other, our customers, and our partners.
* Communicate with Clarity - Be clear, concise, and actionable. Be relentlessly constructive. Seek and provide meaningful feedback.
* Act with Urgency - Adopt an agile mentality - frequent iterations, improved speed, resilience. 80/20 rule - better is the enemy of done. Don't spend hours when minutes are enough.
* Work with Purpose - Exhibit a "We Can" mindset. Results outweigh effort. Everyone understands how their role contributes. Set aside personal objectives for team results.
* Drive to Decision - Cut the swirl with defined deadlines and decision points. Be clear on individual accountability and decision authority. Guided by a commitment to and accountability for customer outcomes.
* Own the Outcome - Defined milestones, commitments and intended results. Assess your work in context, if you're unsure, ask. Demonstrate unwavering support for decisions.

COMMENTS:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

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