Lead/Senior Python Web Developer

Bucharest, Romania /
Romania – Engineering /
Full-time
Lead/Senior Python Web Developer

Founders Factory is unlike anywhere else. Our incubator is a fast-track for talented people to become Founders. We create entirely new products from scratch, leverage data, distribution and IP from our partners, then build founding teams that can spin out into a fully-fledged business.

We’re looking for talented engineers to join us as we are building a world class R&D center in Romania with the ambition to create a next-generation tech platform for early-stage start-ups. This platform will be pivotal in starting and growing 200 businesses over the next 5 years.

We provide all the excitement and freedom of an early-stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organization. This is a remarkable chance to grow your career, with options for contributing to an ambitious team and getting in on the ground-floor of the next high-growth startup! Come join our world class team of thinkers and creators!

What You Will Be Doing

You will be working closely with the R&D Center Manager to help build the Founders Factory tech platform which is designed to support all new Incubator companies in our London office.

You will be working and collaborating with the wider team in Bucharest and London consisting of design, concept and engineering.

The main focus will be on helping develop our platform but you will also have the opportunity to work ad-hoc with multiple incubation companies from our portfolio.

Ideally you will be a senior software engineer with a strong interest in developing backend services in Python and looking to start a fresh challenge in 2019.

*Set the technical direction for our Back End technology, and then lead implementation

*Work closely with the development teams to ensure they understand and fit into the Back end technology approach

*Bring features all the way through the Design, Beta, Generally Available, Maintain cycle.

*Assist in the design and implementation of major features within our tech Platform.

*Write high quality code and not be afraid to test it

*Peer review code to make sure we are all aligned

*Collaborate closely with design, concept and product teams.

*Identify and give ideas to help engineering productivity.

*Be involved with all meetings to share ideas and challenges on best practice.

Candidate Requirements

* +3-5 years web development experience with Python and Django

* You are a strong programmer and know how to write quality code

* Experience with SQL or non relational database

* Experience with Amazon Cloud

* Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related disciplines.

* Curious and love problem solving

* Ability to communicate in English

Would be a plus

*A Computer Science degree or Engineering degree from a reputable university

* Exposure to other programming ecosystems & frameworks (Node.JS, React, mobile development)

* REST API's and software algorithms experience.

* Working with start-ups and collaborating with offshore teams

Benefits

*Competitive Base Salary
*Healthcare and pension scheme
*Company away days
*New shared working space
*New hardware and tech
*Access to Founders Factory benefits platform and network

This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in defining the way our businesses scale. Join Us!

(Founders Factory is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated  to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce)
https://foundersfactory.co/