Senior Python Engineer

Posted Date 11 months ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Information Technology
Job Reference 30946
Salary 26000.0
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Role Type: Permanent

Our client:
Our client is an independent trading firm that has been established for 5 years. They specialize in the trading of wholesale electricity markets across Europe. They make use of advanced data analytics and extensive research to drive profitable decision making, trading enough electricity every day to power a small country and growing every day. Technology and risk management form the backbone of their business.

Job Description:
 They are building one of the most advanced European electricity trading and analytics platform, with the technology being used by their team of commercial traders to create significant value. Being a Senior Back-end developer, you will work on large-scale data processing, automation, and analytics. If you have excellent programming skills, a passion for developing/improving applications utilizing cutting edge technologies, and strong leadership skills, then we would like to meet you.

What we offer in this role
  • Competitive remuneration, with fast progression for strong performers.
  • A challenging but exciting, open, and fun work environment.
  • An opportunity to work with remarkably talented colleagues.
  • Vast growth potential in every aspect.
  • Performance based bonus.
  • Employee share scheme participation
  • International relocation support
  • Opportunity to be embedded within a commercial team for those with strong commercial interest

  • Gather, address & implement technical and design requirements.
  • Refactor existing applications to optimize its performance through setting the appropriate architecture and integrating the best practices and standards.
  • Ensure high quality code which is very well optimized utilizing the right design, algorithms and data structures
  • Own the technical implementation of the project he/she is handling ensuring the project is on track, deadlines are met, and progress/bottlenecks is communicated to management
  • Manage testing of the projects he/she is handling ensuring robust deliverables
  • Conduct project code reviews on frequent basis and integrate the needed optimizations and changes
  • Prepare, review and own the technical documentation of his/her projects
  • Contribute significantly towards improving and optimizing our processes, best practices & implementations.
  • Mentor & Coach Junior team members and his/her project colleagues Requirements
  • BS degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science/Electrical Engineering. Masters is a plus.
  • 5+ years of work experience in Python
  • 1+ years of work experience as a Senior Python Back-end Developer
  • 2+ years of experience in Python Frameworks (Flask or Django)
  • 3+ years of experience in developing REST APIs.
  • 2+ years of work-experience using AWS cloud and its resources/services.
  • AWS certificates are a big plus.
  • Strong coding skills with strong competencies in data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong work-experience in Relational Databases including PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in non-relational databases (Mongo DB, Cassandra) is a big plus.
  • Previous experience in automated testing tools including unit testing & UI testing.
  • Strong knowledge in Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) utilizing Docker containers.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile Development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, and CSS)