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Build delightful software for podcasts and spoken word audio. Backtracks is seeking a qualified Senior Python Developer with some PEP to join our Product & Engineering Team. Remote work is possible.
Backtracks helps audio content creators and brands know and grow their audience and revenue. You will be responsible for building the Python-side of our web applications, platform, and APIs to deliver delightful experiences to our users and fellow developers.
Design an implement services and solutions in Python
Code and deploy new features in collaboration with our product and engineering teams
Be part of a small team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly
Ship high-quality solutions with a sense of urgency and speed
Work closely with both internal and external stakeholders, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution.
Have the freedom to suggest and drive initiatives
We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to simple and elegantly Pythonic code.
History of autonomous design decision making at technically focused companies
History of designing and building web components, products, and technology
Experience working on design and development in any of the following roles:
Python Web Developer
Full Stack Developer
Full Stack Engineer
In-depth understanding of the entire development process (design, development and deployment)
Strong knowledge of:
Distributed systems design and implementation
Messaging systems and technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc.)
Confidence or experience working with some or all of the following:
Flask, Sanic, FastAPI, Apache Mod WSGI
PyTorch, Tensorflow, Keras
Solr, Elasticsearch, or Lucene
AWS, Google Cloud, Azure
CI/CD deployment processes
Motivation and an enjoyment for a startup environment
Systematic thinker (consider how components can scale across our platform and product offerings)
The ability to code and build out designs independently
A blend of product, system, and people knowledge that lets you jump into a fast paced environment and contribute from day one
An ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
Strong work sense of ownership
Strong collaboration and communication skills (fluency in English)
PMA (Positive Mental Attitude)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field and/or relevant work experience
5+ years professional experience
Other qualities and traits...
Passion for podcasts, radio, and spoken word audio
Passion for delivering high-quality software with quick turnaround times (e.g. you ship)
A product-first approach to building software
An enthusiasm for hard problems
Thrives in a fast-paced environment
Bonus points if you have experience with...
Building Python-based REST APIs
Jenkins, Drone, Github Actions, or CircleCI for CI/CD
Audio analysis and processing