Django/Python Backend Engineer

PolicyFly | Wednesday, July 22, 2020




About this job

Location options: Remote
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: Automation, Insurance, Platforms
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: Private


python, django, celery, docker, docker-compose

Job description

Do you love Django, RESTful APIs, Docker, Celery and Python? Do you want to work on a growing, ambitious and new product? Ok, sweet, keep reading…

PolicyFly is modernizing the ancient world of property/casualty insurance in both the US + London markets. We are a stable, growing company with a small, talented & ambitious team.

We run an VueJS SPA frontend with a Django REST API backend with a host of services (e.g. Celery, ElasticSearch, etc), all running on kubernetes in the Google Cloud.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer with a proven track record in building modern and maintainable backends. To learn more, please visit:

Key Requirements:

Must have 5+ years of professional engineering experience and have expertise in the following areas:

  1. Django / Django Rest Framework
  2. Docker (and ideally Kubernetes)
  3. Celery
  4. Postgres
  5. ElasticSearch / Lucene 

Nice to have:

  • VueJS
  • Google Cloud Platform

Key Responsibilities:

We’d envision that your focus would be split across the following 3 areas, roughly equally:

  1. Product: Planning & Development of new features (e.g. Reporting & BI, Public API, Enhanced Configuration Layer, etc)
  2. Improve + Maintain: Refactor and improve the current core platform
  3. Customer Onboarding: Collaborate with the team to onboard new customers (and their configurations), collaborate and mentor towards reaching best practices

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