• Location
    • World Wide
  • Date Posted
  • 16 Nov 2020
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Overview

Xapo is a global fintech start-up on a mission to build a safe and global way to use money. We’re a fully distributed team, working remotely from more than 40 countries around the world.

We’re seeking a collaborative, proactive problem-solver to join us as Senior Python Developer at Xapo. This full-time position is remote, meaning you can work from anywhere!

Position overview

As a Senior Python Developer, you will work with a highly specialized, multidisciplinary team that handles the complete development lifecycle of a product, from envisioning to production deployment. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building high-quality software components that fulfill defined functional specifications and fit within architectural designs.
  • Working autonomously, following a defined plan and achieving goals according to schedule.
  • Participating in the design, testing, and deployment of your code.

Requirements

  • 7+ years’ experience in software development.
  • Backend development.
  • Excellent proven Python development skills.
  • Good development and tuning skills for MySQL, SqlAlchemy, PostgreSQL and Redis.
  • Flask, uWSGI and NGINX experience.
  • API building and consuming experience.
  • AWS knowledge: SNS, SQS, KMS
  • Self-motivated, with initiative and enthusiasm, willing to work hard within a remote team.
  • Experience working by plan and objectives in autonomous mode.
  • Good communication skills and remote teamwork experience.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Experience within Fintech and knowledge about Bitcoin would be ideal.

Nice to have

  • Frontend development;
  • React.JS proven application development experience.
  • Platform and libraries;
  • Experience using Linux, Docker.
  • Experience using Git, BitBucket, Jira.
  • Capable of documenting and diagramming functional flows and architectures.
  • Experience using advanced cryptography features (for Core team)

Other requirements

  • A dedicated workspace.
  • A reliable internet connection.
  • Devices and other essential equipment that meet minimal technical specifications.
  • Alignment with Our Values.

Why work for xapo?

  • Shape the Future: Improve lives through cutting-edge technology, work remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Own Your Success: Receive attractive remuneration, enjoy an autonomous work culture and flexible hours, apply your expertise to meaningful work every day.
  • Expect Excellence: Collaborate, learn, and grow with a high-performance team.

About xapo

At Xapo, we’re building a way for users all over the world to send, receive, spend, and store their money globally and safely. We're firm believers that no matter who you are or where you're from, you deserve easy access to digital financial services.