Full Stack Python Developer

Sofia, Bulgaria
Full-time

Job description:

We are looking for a full-time Full Stack Python Developer to work under contract for BizPortal Ltd. As a Full Stack Python Developer you will work as part of a team delivering several software tools in support of technology assessment and transformation. The individual will be expected to contribute to the architecture and design of multiple products, and produce robust, clean and well-tested code. They will be fluent and productive in core Python development and in common web application and server technologies: in addition, they will be experienced in both front-end development using HTML/JavaScript and in interfacing to web services and databases from server code (with particular strength in one or both of these).


About us:

Bizportal.co Ltd. is a boutique data publisher based in Sofia, Bulgaria but operating globally as a data contributor for an array of renowned international clients. The company is focused on developing innovative open data retrieval tools while also managing real-time data analytics platforms. Bizportal.co has been a premium provider of publicly available procurement, enterprise and business news data.

Bizportal.co also works as an outstaffing partner to the US team of a UK-based SaaS company delivering strategic system transformations for successful business change. The company offers services in the areas of cloud migration technology, solutions design, service management, or application development.


About the project:

The project is focused on developing a web-based application for monitoring of cloud migration of various financial software products. The project offers exposure to leading international clients and dynamic work environment with a team based in 3 countries (USA, UK, Bulgaria).

The project is ongoing and it has been growing in the last 3 years with upcoming clients ensuring the long-term potential of the developed applications. End-clients include major US banks, European and UK financial institutions.


Responsibilities:

  • Work with product managers and architects to understand product scope and requirements
  • Contribute to planning by writing, reviewing and estimating user stories
  • Choose and implement appropriate architectures
  • Write clean, well-structured code supported by tests to meet project requirements (functional and non-functional)
  • Work with the tools infrastructure team to prepare systems for deployment and operation in test and production environments
  • Support tools in production by helping triage, investigate and fix issues as they arise

Desired Skills & Experience:

General
  • A degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems quickly
  • Takes pride in one's work; detail-oriented and thorough
  • Ability to make good judgments and quick decisions
  • Strong communication skills with technical and business teams, both verbally and in writing
  • Comfortable working directly with coworkers and stakeholders, understanding and translating their needs into business reporting
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Experience of collaborative work in an agile environment

Technical
  • 4+ years experience of developing in Python
  • Fluent in the features, patterns and idioms of Python 3
  • Commitment to testing, and fluent in TDD using the Python unittest module
  • 2+ years of developing web services and applications in Django and/or Flask
  • Experience of interfacing to SQL databases via common Python ORM libraries (Django ORM, SQLAlchemy) and directly
  • Experience of SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server), in particular DDL and developing queries
  • Fluent HTML/CSS and JavaScript, and common front-end libraries and frameworks (React, Angular)
  • Familiar with common tools for source code control and continuous integration (Git, TeamCity, Jenkins)
  • Fluent in Linux/unix shell and common commands

Benefits:

  • Very attractive remuneration – Net Salary: EUR 2 500 – 3 250 monthly (depending on experience and technical assessment)
  • Full coverage of relocation costs and management administrative process for acquiring a Blue Card for work in the EU
  • Additional Health insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Challenging atmosphere and interesting project
  • Future career development in a multinational company

The offered position allows flexible work options including remote work 1 day per week. The Report/Dashboard Developer must provide 4 hours overlapping with US working time every day (that is between 14:00-18:00 CET). Candidates will be asked to complete a brief knowledge assessment test and a practical exercise.

Please contact with us on office@bizportal.bg