Back End Software Engineer at Horn Solutions, Inc.

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Horn Solutions, Inc.

Back End Software Engineer

Austin, TX
python
django
rest
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Horn Solutions has partnered with a fast-growing blockchain technology company to bring on a Software Development Engineer (Back End). Would you like to join a tech company thats bringing blockchain to the masses & building leading-edge solutions for enterprises? How about an opportunity to play an important part in shaping our future? From day one, youll be rolling up your sleeves & joining a team of engineers to extend their blockchain-as-a-service platform. Their core offering is a set of REST APIs & SDKs designed for developers to add blockchain capabilities to their applications.  

Youll be working with a full stack that includes Python, Django, Postgres, RESTful APIs, GitHub, Red Hat 3scale, Kubernetes & CircleCI, hosted primarily on Google Cloud Platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES --

      Supporting the design of next-generation systems

      Developing software, owning the entire lifecycle from design, specification &                    implementation, to verification & release

      Participate in SaaS operations

      Collaborating with a cross-functional team of other engineers to plan & estimate the teams work in a sprint workflow

      Working in a fast-moving, but stable environment in a continuous deployment workflow; testing & QA is very much a part of the role

MUST HAVE SKILLS --

  • 2+ years recent experience working with Python and Python-based frameworks such as Celery, Django & Flask

      Experience in a Linux or Unix environment

      Background in distributed systems

      Experience working in a cloud environment

      Experience building & maintaining APIs via RESTful web services

      A track-record of creating & maintaining automated tests (unit, acceptance tests)

      Comfortable working on front end / UI development aspects

MUST HAVE BACKGROUND --

      BS in Computer Science (or relevant equivalent)

      3 5 years of software development experience; majority of experience in back end technologies, but capable in a front end environment as well

      Strong attention to detail

      Customer-centric; a deep understanding of what would benefit the users most

      Propensity to iterate on products in weekly cycles; a bias for action

      Positive entrepreneurial outlook with the ability to be flexible in a changing environment

      Passion for programming & software engineering

      Able to handle ambiguity

      Highly collaborative with the ability to work successfully across teams

      Logical & strong problem-solving skills

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS

  • Experience with Jira/Confluence
    • Experience contributing to open-source software
  • Experience in a startup environment
This is a contract-to-hire position based in the Northwest Austin area OR fully remote (Texas residency preferred). The contract length is estimated at 4-6 months, working full time hours. Upon converting to a full-time employee, competitive benefits, perks & incentives will be offered


***MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK INTHE US WITH OUT RESTRICTION***

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