Python Backend Developer

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About Blickers

We are an e-commerce company in the optical sector selling sunglasses and frames from the best brands worldwide, including optional prescription lenses. Company headquarters and warehouse are based in Spain, near Barcelona, but we primarily work remotely.

Founded in 2013 by 3 entrepreneurs, we now serve more than 100,000 customers per year.  Starting from scratch and without external funding, we are proud to have become one of the top players in the EU optical online market.


Vision

Our vision is to become the greatest, most innovative, Online Optician Store offering the best and most complete online shopping experience for sunglasses, frames, contact lenses, and all related accessories and optical services worldwide.


Culture

- We are passionate about people and technology working and evolving together.

- We can’t stand inefficiencies and making people waste time

- We only work with people who love what they do

- We base our relationships on openness, trust, and empowerment

- Work-life balance: Enjoy your job building great things, but then take time to enjoy your personal life every day. You only live once!

- “Less is more” is always a good rule of thumb when designing software.


Technology

Smartly applied technology is our competitive advantage. We don’t like using limited e-commerce solutions, and we heavily invest in self-developed projects. Python is our main backend language, and we use it across multiple projects that are deployed on different Google Cloud Platform services.

What will be your responsibilities? As a Python Backend Developer, you will:

- Implement new endpoints in our REST API

- Implement new micro-services using Google Cloud Functions

- Implement data models (both relational and non-relational)

- Implement Python clients that can be used from different projects to interact with 3rd party services

- Constantly analyze and improve performance, reliability, and security.

- Plan and implement new features, coordinating smoothly with the rest of the team. We have a flat structure that will give you wings!

- Ensure the code stays clean, readable, well documented, up to date, and with an optimal architecture, so the team can quickly grow and the codebase becomes easier to maintain.


Must-have qualifications

- Strong Python background

- Experience Implementing RESTful APIs using Django and Django REST Framework.

- Experience working with Google Cloud Platform products, such as AppEngine, Cloud Storage, Cloud Run, etc.

- Git version control.

- Experience working in software development projects together with other team members.

- Team spirit, problem-solving skills, proactivity, and determination;

- Love and passion for quality code and source maintainability.
  • More than 30 hrs/week
    Hourly
  • 6+ months
    Duration
  • Intermediate
    Experience Level
  • $15.00-$25.00
    Hourly
  • Remote Job
  • Ongoing project
    Project Type

Skills and Expertise

Back-End Programming Languages
Python
Back-End Development Skills
Django RESTful Architecture
+ 1 more
Other
Django REST Framework Google Cloud Platform Google Cloud Functions
+ 2 more

Activity on this job

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  • 4 days ago
    Last viewed by client
    4 days ago
  • 0
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About the client

Member since Jul 20, 2017
  • Spain
    Reus 10:42 am
  • 26 jobs posted
    62% hire rate, 2 open jobs
  • $74,316 total spent
    24 hires, 7 active
  • $11.17 /hr avg hourly rate paid
    5,722 hours
  • Fashion & Beauty
    Mid-sized company (10-99 people)
  • Member since Jul 20, 2017

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