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Python Developer Posted Oct 05
Shulman Fleming , New York, NY
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Python Developer

We are searching for a Python Developer who will report to the Head of Engineering, but work day to day for the product team lead. This person will grow the existing engineering team while working with other engineering teams to leverage their solutions and blend this unique data set into existing product offerings. Must be comfortable with daily management of the engineering team as well as rolling your sleeves up to complete routine engineering tasks. Over time, this person will have the opportunity to develop into an Engineering Manager as this team succeeds and grows.


Hands-on coding with strong Python and SQL experience
Report into Head of Engineering on team capacity and health, infrastructure needs and changes, and assuring team is on track to meet goals
Handle real-time conversations about ideas and problems with product owner
Own technical delivery of the product roadmap and represent the possibility of current system to achieve goals
Organize the engineering team to deliver on top priorities
Increase data quality through constant reduction in product errors/failures and greatly increase capacity of current systems
Provide dedicated SQL support and explanations of data source considerations to Data Analyst team
Run code reviews to assure best practices are followed and advanced, while maintaining security expectations established by head of security
Maintain an architectural vision aligned to product goals, represent risk and cost of technical debt to product leader, and refactor when appropriate
Evolve current systems and innovate new solutions to provide greater resiliency and faster recovery from problems
Comfortable working with and relying on other engineering teams for delivery aspects of the product
Maintain 1:1 weekly review process for the team and be the primary force in hiring and evolving the engineering team for this group
Design and evolve process to support product and engineering (agile, kanban, waterfall, etc)
Evolve their role into more management and architecture as the team and product succeeds

1+ years’ experience as a lead engineer delivering solutions dedicated to a single product working directly with the product owner
Able to clearly and effectively communicate with non-technical business leadership
Senior engineering background
8+ years experience as a software engineer
Solid, clean, defensive, code
Able to run complex refactoring
Experience with AWS tool, especially EC2, RDS, and RedShift
Python 3+, Postgres, Linux (systemD nice to have)
Strong SQL experience in a stats/reporting centric platform
Built and managed deployment to production
Able to debate merits of different QC methodologies
Experience in web scraping, a plus
Experience supporting a data analyst team and product, a plus

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