Position Details

BACKEND PYTHON AND RUST DEVELOPER

Backend Python and Rust Developer
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE, target is ~140-150k+ and 10% bonus
Remote / Work from Home

Required:
• Strong Backend Python
• Experience building web application backends and APIs (familiarity with HTTP required)
• Agile Environment Experience
• Experience developing and deploying code using version control (we use git)
• Experience with writing tests for application software and running tests in continuous integration environments
• Knowledge of security best practices

Nice to have:
• Rust and using related tooling (cargo, rustup, editor integration)
• Experience building and deploying docker images and containers
• Microservices
• Experience deploying software in Linux environments and bash scripting (this is mostly used in our CI environments)
• General web development experience (JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, CSS, etc.)

Soft Skills:
• Able to work well independently and with a team
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
• Ability to balance high-priority, long-term projects with immediate deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Dynamic and able to work in rapidly changing entrepreneurial environment
• Strong work ethic

Summary / Responsibilities:
We’re seeking an enthusiastic and curious Software Engineer to join our team. In this role, you’ll work in a highly collaborative environment where communication with other developers across our data, infrastructure, and salesforce teams will be key to your day-to-day success.

Currently our technology stack includes applications in the Python and Rust programming languages, deployed onto Kubernetes clusters. At this point, we have a lot more Python than Rust, but we are open to working more in Rust. Notably, however, this role will not suit someone who only wants to work in Rust: day-to-day work will be primarily in Python and extensive experience working in that language is required.
• Write and review application code primarily in Python
• Write and review application code in Rust
• Monitor deployment logs and application alerts, addressing issues as they arise
• Engage in code reviews and ensure adherence to best practices
• Ensure technical designs align with the company’s overall enterprise architecture and will scale well in the future
• Implement contemporary security best practices in our application software and architecture
• Evaluate possible application performance bottlenecks at early stages of the implementation & recommend solutions to fix

Company:
Privately held leading provider of working capital, helping businesses across the country get access to the funds they need. Our organization has a reputation for being high-performing and innovative; people, customer and team focused; and highly collaborative. We have been in business for 13 years and have 90 employees.

Benefits:
• Bonus
• Matched 401k
• Bonus
• Medical, dental and vision; HAS and FSA
• Vacation, Sick days, and Holidays
• Life and Disability Insurance
• Gym Benefit
• Employee Assistance Program


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