Python Job: Backend Engineer - Python

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Metal Toad


São Paulo - Brazil

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The Backend Software Engineer position at Metal Toad requires experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. You will be part of a talented team that works on mission-critical applications.



  • Able to adapt to a dynamic and collaborative work environment, make independent decisions, and communicate them effectively.
  • Confirms project requirements by reviewing program objectives, input data, and output requirements with PMs, supervisors, and clients.
  • Provides estimates based on requirements, wireframes, and designs.


  • Own project success by proactively communicating risks, known issues, and changelogs.
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Code conforms to best practices.
  • Appreciate the value of well-tested code.
  • Perform peer code reviews.
  • Create projects that are free of major defects.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful tone in all interactions.


  • Researches new libraries, techniques, and ideas.
  • Supportive of local community events and initiatives.
  • Interested in publishing blog posts showing technical expertise.
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



  • Agree with our Corporate Values Statement.
  • Believes in the company mission.
  • Believes in the principles of open source.
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Experience with or knowledge of the following technologies:
    • REST APIs development and deployment
    • Development using Python or a similar object-oriented language
    • JSON modeling and usage
    • Development in a modern front end Javascript framework such as React
    • Querying and modeling using a relational data store.
    • Using package managers such as npm or pip
    • Using Git for source control.
  • Experience in TDD and/or BDD.
    • Strives to enhance project test coverage.

Nice to have

  • Kotlin
  • NodeJS



Programs computers. Develops, runs tests, and maintains current computer programs that provide instructions computers must follow to perform their function. Develops, designs, and tests logical structures for solving problems by computers. Writes programs according to specifications, which may be provided by Software Engineers, Systems Analysts, or other computer scientists. Updates, repairs, modifies and expands existing computer programs. This position is distinguished from Programmer Analyst as this position may not include or involves a lesser degree of structured analysis, impact and compatibility analysis, cost analysis, computer capability analysis, feasibility studies, and user/customer interface.