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Python Engineer

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Applause | Engineering | Framingham, MA

Who We Are

 

Applause is the worldwide leader in crowdtesting and digital quality. Software is at the heart of how all brands engage users, and digital experiences must work flawlessly everywhere. With highly-vetted testers available on-demand around the globe, Applause provides brands with a full suite of testing and feedback capabilities. This approach drastically improves testing coverage, eliminates the limitations of offshoring and traditional QA labs, and speeds time-to-market for websites, mobile apps, IoT, and in-store experiences.

Thousands of leading companies — including Ford, Fox, Google, and Dow Jones — rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver high-quality digital experiences that customers love.

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable and reliable Python code
  • Integration with and tuning of data-driven software solutions
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization

Qualifications

  • Proficient with Python, Django (DRF) and related libraries
  • Good understanding of HTTP concepts, backend/frontend separation and familiarity with using and building RESTful APIs
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles
  • Experience with tuning software solutions and data-store dependencies for stability/scalability
  • Experience in managing and manipulating large, complex datasets stored in relational/non-relational data-stores
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Git/Github and collaborative workflow based on branches and PRs
  • Knowledge of developing software hosted on AWS or equivalent
  • Experience with continuous integration, continuous delivery and iterative development
  • Familiarity with Jenkins, Docker, DC/OS, Kubernetes
  • 3+ years of software development experience using Python
  • Have completed at least a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, data science, mathematics, statistics, or physics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Skills & Requirements