Posted 1 year ago  

Sr. Python Back End Engineer

Job Description

Loadsmart was founded in New York and is currently headquartered in Chicago, IL. Our teams operate remotely from different parts of the United States as well as in several locations across Latin America.

Who you are:

We are industry veterans and data-scientists using innovative technology to fearlessly reinvent the future of freight. As the ‘nerds of logistics’, we seek intelligence in data to solve deep rooted inefficiencies in the industry. We give shippers, brokers and carriers access to our data connections that link supply and demand and a suite of award-winning solutions to strike the perfect balance of cost and service. We’re creating a more efficient and environmentally responsible way to move more with less.

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Python Back End Engineer to work remotely. You'll join us in obsessing about transformational technology as part of our backend team. You should have experience and a proven ability to use experimental ideas to develop new solutions, build new products, and create new concepts.

The squad:

We are a growing team of passionate and experienced engineers. We build and maintain services written in Python and Go in AWS Lambda and Kubernetes, using Terraform to manage our infrastructure, Kinesis for event streaming, and several other technologies - we strive to use the best tool that suits our needs. We have public facing APIs as well as internal ones consumed by other teams, which get tested and documented. We have a collaborative work environment, where engineers and team members from different departments pool their knowledge together to help each other grow. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Discuss good practices for software modularization and feel comfortable suggesting contributions to build our set of internal guidelines and shared code
  • Together with other team members, be responsible for the whole lifecycle of an application or service, from conception, specification, development, testing, support, bug fixing and decommission
  • Take part in the decision making of writing clean and simple architecture design systems and tools
  • Create tests, automation scripts, and configure Continuous Integration tools
  • Assist our less experienced engineers with their questions on Python's features and quirks
  • Collaborate with other team members to work on applications and services written in Python
  • Review Pull Requests from the other members of the team

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of programming experience building and maintaining services, most of them in Python
  • Be passionate about creating clean, highly maintainable, and structured code, supported by unit and integration tests
  • Building blocks. Experience with architectural design patterns for services (client-server, event sourcing, MVC, etc)
  • Collaboration with Front End. Experience developing REST APIs as so you can also collaborate on its definition together with frontend developers
  • Extra points if you have written, deployed and maintained Go services in production
  • Experience with AWS, Kubernetes and Terraform are a plus
  • You’re very comfortable communicating in English (both written and spoken)
  • Troubleshooting. You're good at identifying the source of bugs, know how to dig into the code that may be causing the outstanding issue, and work to resolve any issues that come up
  • Curiosity. You're keen on learning new technologies and tools as well as evaluating their pros and cons. You're a pragmatic programmer. You ask questions and are hungry to learn more

What you will find here:

  • Generous Stock Option Plan
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Building a Rapidly-Growing Tech Company
  • International Environment / Career
  • Ability to Work with Cutting-Edge Technology
  • Access to an Online Learning Platform

Because we are an international company, we only accept resumes in English.

At Loadsmart, we believe our biggest asset is our people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. Loadsmart treats all candidates and employees with respect and does not discriminate in our recruiting, hiring, and promoting processes, including on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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