Zavo LTD: Backend Developer (12M FTC) United Kingdom
Back-End Developer is needed in United Kingdom.
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Client: Zavo LTD
Contract: Full Time, 12 Months Fixed Term
Zavo is a comprehensive finance solution for small and medium-sized enterprises, both international and local. Our platform streamlines financial operations and provides a one-stop solution for all transactional needs. From payment collections and foreign currency conversions to card issuance and local payouts, Zavo simplifies the financial management process and gives businesses greater control and reporting over their finances in one unified platform. Additionally, Zavo gives the international founders the ability to access local and financial services for their business, who otherwise would have been left unbanked by traditional financial institutions.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Designing, developing, and maintaining backend systems using Python and Django framework.
- Creating and optimizing RESTful APIs to provide efficient and reliable communication between various components of our application.
- Collaborating with frontend developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and alignment of technical solutions.
- Writing clean, maintainable, and efficient code that adheres to best practices and coding standards.
- Identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and system scalability concerns.
- Implementing unit tests, integration tests, and automated testing strategies to maintain code quality.
- Leveraging AWS services to architect and deploy scalable and reliable infrastructure.
- Taking ownership of DevOps practices including CI/CD pipelines, deployment automation, and monitoring.
- Mentoring and providing technical guidance to junior developers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
- Staying up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to contribute to technical innovation within the company.
- Minimum of 5 years of professional experience as a Backend Developer.
- Proficiency in Python and Django framework is a must.
- Proven experience in designing and developing RESTful APIs and microservices.
- Strong understanding of AWS services and cloud architecture.
- Hands-on experience with DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, and deployment automation.
- Solid understanding of software development principles, design patterns, and best practices.
- Experience with databases, both relational and NoSQL, and optimizing database performance.
- Familiarity with frontend technologies and the ability to collaborate effectively with frontend developers.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Additional Preferred Skills:
- Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
- Familiarity with agile development methodologies.
- Experience in Fintech.
£57,807.00-£63,417.00 per year
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