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Backend Software Engineer Python - Louvain-La-Neuve - Geek

Reward: 1000 €

Type of contract: Employee

Sector: Marketing

Region: Brussel/Bruxelles

Client :

Our client, located in Louvain-La-Neuve area, is a fast-growing company in the global Saas.
They strongly live by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, boldness, humility, fun, work-life balance and diversity across all their teams and their whole ecosystem of customers and partners.

Are you committed and passionate about collaboration? We are currently looking for people like you to join them!

Description :

Your responsibilities:

As a member of the backend team you develop the core application that drives the product. You will be implementing the GraphQL API used by their React and React-Native apps and work closely with the infrastructure team to ensure the quality and performance of the service.

Your main challenges on the job will be:

* Optimize our Elasticsearch index that contains millions of documents
* Use modern Python features such as async/await to improve the performance of our GraphQL API
* Your primary focus is the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance, quality and responsiveness of the application
* You identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs when necessary
* You help the team to maintain and create a qualitative code, organization, and automatization
* You are working in close collaboration with the infrastructure and frontend teams
* You help define, design, build and ship new features together with the product team and ensure they can be implemented reliably
* Python 3 is your main language to implement the GraphQL and realtime APIs that power our React and React Native applications
* Together with the teams you participate in the data-driven decisions process about the future of the application


Your profile:

* You have 5+ years working experience in a backend role in a production environment, with a strong experience with Python
* Thorough and pragmatic, you have a strong desire to collaborate and work in a team to help define tasks. You are not the "stand-alone-type-of-guy"
* You provide a strong expertise of the python threading model, gevent, asyncio and multi-process architecture
* You have an excellent understanding of all aspects of web development such as HTTP, caching, and security considerations
* You have a strong experience working with a Python web framework such as Flask, Django, Pyramid or similar
* You have implemented the backend code for authentication methods such as OAuth and SAML;
* You have worked with Linux servers, using PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcache, gunicorn,..
* You have implemented GraphQL APIs
* You have worked with and implemented continuous integration and deployment solutions
* You are fluent in English


The offer:

* The opportunity to join a young and fast-growing company
* Working in a team of open-minded, smart and happy people
* A brand new, airy and full of natural light work environment
* A permanent job with a fixed salary and other motivating secondary benefits
* Your mobile phone subscription
* An Apple laptop
* 6 extra-days off
* A DKV hospital insurance plan
* Company sponsored events, team buildings and happy hours;
* Last but not least, fruits, fresh bread baked by the CEO and probably the best coffee in the building.