Python Backend Application Software Engineer Protean Echo
Protean is a hardware startup developing the Echo Card, a merchant-friendly form of payment that uses Bluetooth Low Energy to connect with your associated mobile app account. The Echo Card is the last card you will ever need and the first product to offer a secure connection to your mobile wallet.
Protean is looking to hire an Backend Application Developer. We are looking for creative engineers who will develop backend applications to support the mobile experience for the Echo Card. You?ll be joining a small but highly skilled team that is passionate about building software for both the consumer and the merchant. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow your career within a rapidly growing company.
Collaborate with all team members to help develop the vision for new products, providing creative and technical insight throughout the project.
Take start-to-finish technical ownership of features and/or applications from inception to delivery.
Work from technical, functional and UI/UX requirements and mockups to build functional, high-performance web applications and APIs.
Push the boundaries of what is possible by applying creative solutions to hard problems like synchronization, asynchronous APIs and multi-platform access.
Train and mentor junior staff in technology, best practices and working in an Agile environment.
Research the latest technologies, test, implement, and report back to the team on what you?ve discovered.
Create and maintain technical design documentation for new features and applications.
4+ years in backend services development, 3+ years of experience with Python.
A strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming within an MVC framework.
Solid understanding of caching and scaling websites.
Experience collaborating in an Agile environment with minimal supervision.
BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science or similar degree or equivalent experience.
Experience related to hardware accessories, accessory ports, and/or Bluetooth.
Experience with dev-ops (monitoring, automatic fail-over, etc.).
What you can expect
Doing meaningful work as part of a talented team creating a nationally visible consumer product.
Ongoing career development and knowledge sharing with your peers from different disciplines.
Protean offers competitive packages. Compensation dependent on experience and skillset.
Never bring food: Lunches provided. Fully-stocked food/drink/Red Bull area.
Creative and collaborative office environment.
Participation in Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
Flexible: hours, dress code, work-from-home policy.
Participation in future hiring processes to help build our team.
Flexible vacation and personal time policy.
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