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Senior Python Developer

Bulgaria Remote

Python vacancies

Description

Ciklum is looking for a Senior Python Developer to join our team full-time in Bulgaria.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations worldwide. 

Our recently opened delivery hub in Sofia brings exciting global opportunities for Bulgarian tech talents.

About the role:

As a Senior Python Developer, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for Our Client. 

About the Project:

Client is a provider of fruit and veg box delivery service intended to reduce food waste. Client is a social impact business fighting food waste in UK’s farms with innovative solutions and our first solution is London’s first wonky fruit and veg box scheme.

Responsibilities

  • Back-end development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to modern software development environment (cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture, etc.)
  • Taking part in the decision-making process in design application architecture, solution development, architecture and code review
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc)
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements
  • Working in an international distributed team in an Agile environment
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, Architects, QA and other colleagues and stakeholders
  • Delivering the product roadmap and plannings
  • To use high coding standards, software best practices and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC

Requirements

  • Experience in software development for more than 5 years
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD, TDD, BDD)
    • Database theory (RDBMS, NoSQL)
    • Code testing practices
    • Algorithms
    • Data structures
    • Architectural, Enterprise and Design Patterns
  • Understanding of network interactions:
    • protocols
    • conventions (e.g. REST, RPC)
    • authentication and authorization flows
    • standards and practices (e.g. oAuth, JWT)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Python (more than 3 years);
    • Strong Multiprocessing, Threading and AIO knowledge
    • Low-level network knowing (e.g. socket, TCP / UDP)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Web application frameworks (e.g. Flask, Falcon, Django, aiohttp) (more than 3 year)
    • Testing frameworks (e.g. pyTest, unittest) (more than 2 years)
    • ORM (e.g. SQLAlchemy) (more than 2 year)
    • RDBMS (e.g PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, MS SQL) (more than 2 year)
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached)
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Active MQ, AWS SQS, Azure Service Bus, Google Pub/Sub)
    • Web Servers
    • Version control systems (GIT)
    • Cloud computing platforms (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
    • Integration with 3rd party solutions
    • Docker
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo)
    • Builders
  • Experience with:
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions
    • Agile software processes and technologies
    • Code Review process
    • Refactoring process
  • Fluent or Upper-Intermediate English
  • Trips to the UK to meet the client team will be required

Desirable

  • Certifications on:
    • Python
    • Cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure at least one)
  • Ability to lead feature development, take full ownership of tasks from A-Z and deliver independently with minimum supervision
  • Understanding of orchestration and containerisation (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm)
  • Knowledge in Deployment patterns
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Serverless architecture
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, CouchDB)
    • Experience with Search Engines (e.g. ElasticSearch, Azure Search, Apache Solr)
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible)
    • Quality tools (e.g. SonarQube)

Personal skills

  • Collaborative, willing to help, talkative, able to clearly express and discuss ideas
  • Curious mind and willingness to work with client in consultative manner to find areas to improve
  • Upper-Intermediate or Advanced English
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to develop and solve complex tasks
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, Mental Health programs, Multisport cards, as well as financial and legal consultations
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy licence, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: choose how you want to work – a 100% remote or on-sight in our office at the heart of Sofia. Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just don’t miss your regular team stand-up 
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Ciklum entered Bulgaria in 2022 to expand its presence in Eastern Europe and is ready to welcome bright talents. 

Be a part of a big story created right now – let’s grow our delivery centre in Bulgaria together. Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like-minded professionals as a part of a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul. 

Be bold, not bored! 

Interested already? We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. We can’t wait to see you at Ciklum

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