Lead/Senior Python Developer

Bucharest, Romania /
Romania – Engineering /
Lead/Senior Python Web Developer
We know that starting and growing a business is hard, so we have developed the right people and processes to mitigate some of the biggest challenges. Our incubator is a fast-track for talented people to become Founders. We validate new ideas, leverage data, distribution and IP from our partners, then build founding teams to develop 13 startups each year.

We’re looking for engineers to join us as we create a next-generation tech platform for early-stage start-ups. 

This platform will be pivotal in supporting and scaling businesses from our portfolio from conception to launch and beyond.

The launching of a Founders Factory tech-hub in Bucharest, Romania, enable us to tap into experienced technologists, engineers and growing talent in this region and we’d love you to join us!

What You Will Be Doing
Working closely with the R&D Centre Manager you will 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.

Ideal Candidate Requirements
* +3-5 years web development experience with Python.

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

* Experience with SQL or non relational database

* 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 languages & frameworks (Node.JS, React, mobile development)
* REST API's and software algorithms experience.

* Working with start-ups and collaborating with offshore teams

*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 - so if this sounds like something you want to be a part of, or if you want to learn more, please reach out to vik@foundersfactory.co

(Founders Factory is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated  to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce)