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Job Title
Lead Python Backend Engineer
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 25 years
Job Published
26 September 2023
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Job Description

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Lead Python Backend Engineer who will be responsible for understanding requirements and leading the design and development of solutions under a serverless architecture model. The Serverless Backend Engineer reports directly to the Product Owner and the Chapter Leader.



  • Create solutions based on requirements provided by the product owner.
  • Thrive in an agile work environment.
  • Develop proof-of-concept solutions and demonstrate or present them effectively.
  • Ensure the server's stability, striving for zero downtime.
  • Collaborate closely with product and design teams to grasp end-user needs, formulate use cases, and translate them into practical technical solutions.
  • Identify, prioritize, and execute tasks throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Craft tools and applications by writing clean, efficient code.
  • Automate tasks using appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Review and troubleshoot code to maintain its quality.
  • Design software solutions through a comprehensive understanding of information requirements, user consultations, system flows, data usage, and workflow analysis, following established software development practices.
  • Evaluate the operational feasibility of proposed solutions by analyzing problems, requirements, and development progress.
  • Act as a mentor for junior engineers, sharing knowledge and expertise.
  • Collaborate within the team to brainstorm and innovate, contributing to the creation of new products.
  • Proficiently use agile tools like JIRA to report on work progress.
  • Elaborate on and document work in Confluence.
  • Exhibit strong communication skills and proactive problem-solving abilities.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • AWS components such as Lambda, SQS , Dynamo DB
  • AWS API Gateway
  • Terraform
  • Python 3.9
  • Pytest
  • Knowledge of Rest API integrations
  • Openapi, swagger
  • GitHub actions for CI CD
  • Docker and Docker compose
  • Makefile
  • Apache velocity language
  • Proven experience as a Back-end developer
  • Experience in the banking sector collaborating with business teams to achieve outcomes


Qualifications/ Certification:

  • A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent


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