PYT-003 Senior Backend Developer

Toronto, Remote - Canada-Wide

Our Client

As a global SaaS Soonicorn, our client's mission is to be the backbone of on-demand food, with over 45 million orders completed, operating in 11 countries and rising.

Our client simplifies online order management to help restaurants, cloud kitchens and food chains around the world become faster, smarter and more connected, so they can serve even more delicious food to their customers. 

With real-time insights they can manage inventory, track revenue growth, automatically update stock, adjust menus globally and spot new opportunities across platforms with ease.

Who we work with: Food delivery platforms such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Doordash, Delivery Hero and customers such as Taco Bell, Burger King, KFC, Unilever and your local independent takeaway too!

 

Located in our hubs across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and the Middle East we currently have over 250 people and are growing rapidly. 
 

As our most Senior Backend Developer with Python knowledge, you write well-tested code, guide the team with your experience, and seek challenges that inspire you. Some examples of your responsibilities include:

  • Building API integrations for leading national and global delivery websites

  • Being inventive with the huge amount of data and innovating with it

  • Creating Machine to Machine (M2M) Authorization

  • Anticipating problems with server load and preventing them ahead of time

  • Mentoring the other developers and guide them in their work

  • Help to choose new technologies and frameworks to tackle problems

  • You might even be in touch with customers directly, as you are keen to hear what you can improve on

 

Requirements

  • You have at least 4-5 years of experience, including 2 years or more of recent experience developing in Python

  • You have experience with building Web/REST APIs

  • You know what Flask (we use Eve) or Django are

  • You prefer working in a team

  • We don't tell you what to do, you are the expert and you welcome giving and receiving feedback

 

What we count as a plus:

  • Your knowledge of databases includes NoSQL (ideally MongoDB) 

  • You are familiar with SaaS products or worked on a product with frequent releases

  • Understanding of Docker or Kubernetes (we are currently switching)

  • You have worked with a TDD approach before

  • Basic cloud knowledge (Azure / Google Cloud / AWS… but knowing accuweather doesn’t count)

  • Previous mocking and testing of APIs with Postman