Lori is seeking a Senior Python/Django Backend Engineer to join our product team based in Nairobi. As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for making engineering design decisions and developing features about the backend. You will also be expected to be a role model for coding standards, tools, platforms and other best practices for the backend team.
Leading the design and development of backend features and components
Collaborating with other engineers in API design and development
Scaling the backend architecture and codebase
Reducing the level of technical debt of the backend codebase
Stewarding technical standards and quality
Interface with product and other functional teams and their leadership
Provide peer code review
Analyze and assess code with an insistence on quality and reliability
BS in Computer Science OR related engineering degree
5+ years of relevant work experience
Experience building enterprise level SaaS platforms
Experience with our stack: Python, Django, ElasticSearch, OAuth, Postgres, Redis, Redshift, AWS hosting.
Experience working on backend systems at scale, using technologies like MySQL, Django, Redis, Python, RESTFul APIs, etc.
Experience building and deploying complex but well architected, maintainable, and testable application backends
Strong object-oriented programming and test driven development skills
Great communication skills, interacting with development, testing and product team members
Experience working as part of an agile team and knowledge of agile process
Qualified candidates are welcome to send their CV’s to Lori HR at: firstname.lastname@example.org