Python Job: Senior Backend Engineer (remote)

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(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

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Sherpany was founded in 2011 with a vision of creating a world where every meeting counts. Our team is building a mobile and web based platform that allows effective decision making by digitally transforming meeting management processes. To date, over 7,000 leaders have improved their meeting productivity thanks to Sherpany. Within the next 5 years we aim to give back over 2 Mio. hours of extra time to people making decisions thereby enabling them to focus on value-adding work. Our headquarter is located in Zurich and we have offices in Lisbon, Berlin, Milan and Wroclaw.


Responsibilities (what you will be doing):
  • Developing new features in product’s REST API and maintaining the existing ones in accordance with the best web security practices
  • Optimizing the performance of the application
  • Writing and maintaining unit tests
  • Taking part in the design process of new features by providing feedback from Backend Engineer’s perspective

Requirements (what we will love about you):
  • Experience with RESTful API design
  • Extensive experience developing and deploying web apps with Python/Django
  • Ability to debug at all levels of the stack
  • Experience with asynchronous processing (we’re using Celery)
  • Strong understanding of SQL, especially in the context of performance
  • Knowledge of Docker and related technologies
  • A bonus: familiarity with Kubernetes ecosystem
  • You are part of an international company with a flat hierarchy, in which you can take lot of responsibility and your ideas are always welcome
  • In order to maintain your work-life balance we offer flexible working hours, home office and/or remote-working
  • Your personal and professional development is important to us which is why we offer financial support for further education, trainings etc.
  • Last but not least: Our corporate culture means a lot to us which is why we organize regular team events and cultivate a value-driven cooperation
Our recruiting process:
1. Meet Daniela (Lead Recruiting)
2. Meet our Engineering Lead and BE Chapter Head
3. Show us your skills in a Code Challenge
4. Meet the squad members
5. Offer

Are you ready for the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application!