Senior Python Dev

Senior Python Dev

Job Title: Senior Python Dev
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng
Reference: JN -042019-15958
Contact Name: Chelsy Ross
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 11:48

Job Description


  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions


Skills and qualifications

  • 3+ years server side development
  • Expert in Python
  • Django experience advantageous
  • Familiarity with ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial or SVN

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