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Backend Developer - Python

Software Development | San Diego | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

AthenaWorks is a company built by women and a diverse team of technologist who know what it takes to build a great company where truly everybody thrives.

We are driven to create a culture of empowerment for women in technology. An authentic culture that gives technologists from all corners of the world the freedom, flexibility and support to create best-in-class solutions in an unfettered way. We work in a lean, agile and collaborative way that gives all involved a voice and celebrates individual contributions. Our approach emphasizes equal pay, equal opportunity and a global level playing field that has no ceiling on advancement. 

Many companies are trying to be more diverse and inclusive but most of them fall short of just a promise. Either they have unconscious biases in their hiring processes or no processes to truly have an inclusive team.

At Athenaworks we are committed to create the best diverse workforce that works for all. If you are a technologist, looking to work on new projects, learn new skills and continue growing your career while having the flexibility you want then join us!

Some of the things you’ll do on a regular basis:

  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to design applications and launch new features.

  • Integration of data storage solutions.

  • Maintain code integrity and organization.

  • Participation in scrum sessions and product reviews.

We are looking for:

  • Worked professionally as a backend web developer for at least 2 years using Python with knowledge of at least one Python web framework (Flask or Django) 

  • Demonstrated an ability to work well in fast paced teams, leadership skills a bonus!

  • Proficient in RESTful APi development

  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git

  • Experience with agile methods a plus

If this is sounds like a match! Great apply today! If it doesn’t, don’t despair, if you are still interested to work at AthenaWorks, we have tons of opportunities coming up. Drop us a line and tell us about you, we’ll keep you posted as new opportunities arrive.