Back-end Python Developer

Remote

Job Description

About digitalminds.io

At digitalminds.io we give businesses access to the best freelance Software Developers, IT-Consultants and Digital Experts. As trusted advisors, we consult and support companies on how to build new digital businesses, how to create and expand markets, and how to develop new technologies that benefit millions of people across the globe.

Meet your new team

Our international team is fully committed to provide an exceptional service on every front. With experts in IT, Business Consulting and HR Management, we are at the core of where tech meets people - and making the best of it! We are here to support you every step of the way while working on a project and beyond. From career and tech coaching to promoting your blogs and helping you share your knowledge - we are passionated about supporting YOUR passion.

Role Description

Join us as Freelance Django developer who can build scalable back-end applications. You’ll be responsible for helping define and translating business requirements from our clients into technical specifications and scalable back-end architectures, database models and quality code. On top, you will integrate front-end elements (e.g. using ReactJS) into a Django based application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary.

Our ideal candidate is reliable, fully committed, shares our passion for high-quality work and is looking for a professional remote freelance setup.

Responsibilities

  • Develop reusable, testable and efficient code
  • Design and implement scalable backend applications
  • Implement REST-APIs including authentications and security mechanisms
  • Integrate backend with other services/systems
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Collaborate with other team members
  • Manage the project and customer’s requirements

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 3+ years of experience building applications in Django and Django REST
  • 1+ years of experience with front-end frameworks like ReactJS
  • Experience to translate customer requirements / mockups into great technical solutions
  • Excellent understanding of with RESTful APIs, AJAX, JSON Web Token, etc.
  • Knowledge of packaging and deployment for Python (e.g. pip)
  • Proficiency with databases (Postgres, MySQL, etc.)
  • Full proficiency with HTML5, (S)CSS and Bootstrap
  • Experience with RabbitMQ and Celery
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning, continuous integration, build tools, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to manage customer requirements, expectations and project scope
  • Passion for quality, reliability, and deliver what you committed
  • Experience in working remotely and with B2B contracts
  • Willingness to contribute to the GetTechTalent community
  • Registration as a freelancer
  • Residence in Europe

Benefits

  • Get access to exciting remote projects of renown startups and corporates
  • Work with latest tech-stacks and technologies
  • Join a community of professionals that support each other during and beyond projects
  • Get exclusive invitations to local events, meetup, and talks
  • Get support to become a professional freelancer
  • Build your personal brand (e.g,. by blogging with us)