Senior Python Developer

Xapo

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OVERVIEW Xapo is a global financial technology company built on bitcoin & blockchain with a mission to enable anyone, anywhere to take control of their money.

Founded in 2013 by International Entrepreneur Wences Casares (CEO) & Federico Murrone (COO), Xapo has made an unparalleled investment in security infrastructure, assembled a renowned advisory board, recruited a world class team, and raised $40M from top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley & the world.

Are you a self-starter who shares our passion for harnessing cutting-edge technologies to impact the lives of people globally? Do you dream of growing your career at a tech startup, while not sacrificing your work-life balance? Do you wish for a job that allows you to work from home, or anywhere else in the world that you need or want to be? Are you searching for a company that appreciates your individuality, and recognizes that we all have personal and family obligations outside of work? If so, Xapo may be the place for you!

Xapo employs a global, remote workforce in over fifty countries. We hire great people – and in exchange we offer autonomy, flexibility, meaningful work, a collaborative team environment, and top tier compensation. Do the best work of your career at Xapo - and still have the time to enjoy all of life’s special moments!  

This full-time position is planned to be remote, meaning you can work from anywhere!

WHY WORK FOR XAPO?
    Attractive compensation. Work remotely from anywhere in the world. Collaborate, learn, and grow with a diverse, global team. Achieve balance with our autonomous work culture and flexible hours.

Xapo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe a team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives is critical to our success as a global company. A diverse, inclusive workplace enables us to create products that best serve our customers all around the world. It is the foundation of Xapo. 

We strongly encourage applications from women & minorities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Senior Python Developer, you will work with a highly specialized, multidisciplinary team that handles the complete development lifecycle of a product, from envisioning to production deployment. You responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building high-quality software components that fulfill defined functional specifications and fit within architectural designs. 
  • Working autonomously, following a defined plan and achieving goals according to schedule. 
  • Participating in the design, testing, and deployment of your code. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years’ experience in software development.

  • Backend development.

  • Excellent proven Python development skills.

  • Good development and tuning skills for MySql and Redis.

  • Flask, uwsgi and NGINX, experience.

  • API building and consuming experience are desirable.

Frontend development;

  • React.JS proven application development experience.

Platform and libraries;

  • Feel comfortable using Linux, Docker, Flask, uWSGI, and NGINX.

  • Experience using Git, BitBucket, Jira.

  • Capable of documenting and diagramming functional flows and architectures.

  • Experience with other major development language and frameworks like, C, C++, Java or .NET, Node.js is desirable.

  • Experience with other front-end frameworks like Prototype, Undersore.js, etc is valuable but not required.

  • Mobile development knowledge, add points by not required.

  • Self-motivated, with initiative and enthusiasm, willing to work hard within a remote team.

  • Experience working by plan and objectives in autonomous mode.

  • Good communication skills and remote teamwork experience.

  • Strong communication skill in English is a must. Spanish is a nice to have.

  • Experience within Fintech and knowledge about Bitcoins would be ideal.