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Lead Python Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany

Lead Python Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Design and make data-driven decisions regarding microservices architecture and technologies.
  • Take ownership of operating services in a production environment.
  • Hands on coding to professionalise and speed up product development.
  • Contribute to the team's work with high-quality, well-tested and scalable code.
  • Lead by example and understand the values within the business.
  • Design and develop event-driven microservices focusing on highly scalable, robust and available systems.
  • Design and implement APIs and components for our Instant Trip Planning Service.
  • Collaborate on development best practices, working closely with Product Managers.
  • Engage with the team in a variety of Agile ceremonies.
Job requirements
Essential experience
  • Expert developing scalable applications in Python 3, using modern frameworks.
  • Comfortable working in B2C or B2B event-driven architectural environments.
  • Has developed and queried APIs, with the use of GraphQL or REST.
  • Open-Source RDBMS tools; including but not limited to Postgres or MySQL.
  • Git Version Control with the use of GitHub, GitLab or Bamboo.
  • Familiar with Agile ceremonies, having worked in Scrum or Kanban.
Desirable experience
  • Worked with modern Python frameworks like Sanic, Flask or Tornado.
  • Have successful experience developing and maintaining public API.
  • JavaScript / TypeScript experience, particularly with Node.js (Express) and React.
  • Experience with Docker containers, and orchestration tools (Kubernetes or Docker Swarm).
  • Cloud technologies and Serverless architecture experience with AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Big Data NoSQL database experience, with MongoDB, DynamoDB or Cassandra.
  • Familiar with conversational tools like Slack and Confluence.
What to expect
  • An international team from over 15 countries, with an open and inclusive culture.
  • Flexible working hours in a modern startup office, close to Munich city center.
  • Regular team events, including the famous Oktoberfest.
  • Supportive leadership that encourages professional development.
  • Competitive and fair remuneration with clear growth opportunities.
  • Weekly fresh fruit, healthy breakfasts and regular team lunches.
  • Industry-specific travel discounts and other travel benefits.

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