Job Description :
Position: Python API Developer Location: Irving, TX (Initially remote then onsite) Term: 6 Months of Contract to Extension POSITION DESCRIPTION: Required Skills: 3+ years of python server development using Django, Flask, or other Python frameworks 8+ years' industry experience Ability to write unit-tested and maintainable code Expertise working with and building RESTful APIs Expert in Python API development. Knowledgeable in cloud platforms (preferable AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), micro-services architecture, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), DevOps principles, message queue systems, and background task management. Experience with API security frameworks, token management, and user access control including OAuth, JWT, etc. Solid foundation and understanding of relational and NoSQL database principles. Ability to work in an Agile /SCRUM environment. Well organized with a bias for action with minimal direction. A team player with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset. Ravenous about learning technology and problem-solving. Strong writing and communication skills. Understanding of OOP and Data Structures and know when to apply them in daily coding scenarios Message queues (RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, etc) Background task processing (Celery, etc) Experience configuring container-like systems (Vagrant, Docker, etc Basic understanding of modern web components (HTML/CSS/JS) Ability to self-organize with minimal guidance/competing priorities and work effectively within a team Ability to provide innovative, creative solutions to tasks/problems Ability to complete work following engineering standards and best practices Develops clean, elegant, well-commented, and very reusable code that is easy to maintain and extend Understanding of caching strategies and implementation (Redis, Memcache, etc Working knowledge of source control systems such as (Git, SVN, etc) Working knowledge of serving high scale HTTP(S) protocol (Nginx, Apache, etc