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Remote Lead Python Software Developer

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforces client, a growing company in Plano, TX is seeking a Remote Lead Software Developer with Python experience. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment. This position is 100% Remote. The company offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, annual bonus, stock/RSUs etc.

The Lead Software Developer will be responsible for providing a single source of truth in our data warehouse that empowers users to answer complex questions and drive actionable insights. You will work directly with data engineering, product management and business stakeholders. You will be a part of a cross-functional team developing, testing, deploying, monitoring, and supporting cloud-native solutions to high-impact business problems. Our team lives in the cloud (AWS), working primarily with Python for backend API endpoints and applications, utilizing both serverless and containers for our runtime.


  • Lead Software Developer will guide the design and building of high-quality solutions on AWS Cloud in a fast-moving environment
  • Lead a team of 5 to 6 developers
  • Provide architectural design strategies
  • Introduce leading edge technologies; Define conventions for the team and influence team members to adopt best practices
  • Influence the team to adopt -quality upfront- techniques
  • Utilize your strong Python programming skills and deep knowledge of cloud services to implement highly scalable and reliable solutions
  • Collaborate within the teams codebase, authoring PRs and reviewing other team members PRs
  • As a Lead Software Developer, you will utilize DevOps tools and best practices to implement highly automated deployment pipelines
  • Participate in and help build a collaborative, productive team culture around product-focused goals
    Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent work experience
    • At least 6-8+ years of professional software development experience
    • Experience with Python
    • Ability to guide technical direction within a cross-functional engineering team
    • Ability to write high-quality, well-tested code that places maintainability over cleverness
    • Experience building applications and services in a service-oriented architecture
    • Deep experience with a Cloud platform preferably AWS but will consider other cloud technologies
    • Experience with SQL and relational databases
    • Experience with containers and orchestration
    • Experience with Function as a Service and other serverless technologies
    • Experience with Node.JS, React and/or Typescript Are plusses
    • Experience working with multiple data storage technologies is preferred
    • Experience building CI/CD pipelines is preferred
    • Experience writing automated test suites (unit, functional, and integration) is preferred
    • Experience working with Infrastructure as Code Experience with Agile (Scrum) software development processes is preferred

      Nice to haves:
      • Experience with NoSQL and graph databases
      • Experience with Flask is a plus
      • Experience with Terraform, Serverless Application Model, Serverless Framework
      • Experience with AWS cloud platform
      • Experience with MySQL, Postgres
      • Experience with orchestrating containers using ECS and Fargate
      • Experience with AWS Serverless services such as Lambda, Aurora, SQS, and SNS

        Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Plano , Remote Lead Python Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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