Senior Python Software Engineer


We are looking for a Senior Python Software Engineer to join a big project from the UK. The client is a large global company with several digital retailers. It is the number one destination for shoppers who value flexible payment options. It receives over 2.2 million visits every day. The client is focused on modernizing its existing systems and platforms, utilizing a wider variety of modern, cloud-based technologies.

Valtech is a founding member of MACH Alliance, a group that educates enterprises on best-of-breed Microservices, APIs, Cloud, and Headless (MACH) technology. Among the projects delivered are works for Levi's, BMW Online Store, Aerolíneas Argentinas.

The ideal candidate's skills include:

/ 5+ years of Python development experience;
/ Proven experience with setting up, building and maintaining microservices architectures;
/ Experience of working with REST-based APIs and integrations with third party systems;
/ Experience with Terraform;
/ AWS knowledge (the certification will be a plus). Also Azure or GCP – huge plus;
/ Solid understanding of scaling, monitoring and logging when using cloud services for building applications;
/ Proven experience with setting up and maintaining continuous integration and delivery pipelines;
/ Experience or affinity with Commerce and Experience platforms;
/ Bachelor or Master in Computer Science or equivalent
/ Excellent spoken and written English
/ Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies and working in cross-functional teams


/ Experience in other modern languages and frameworks like Java, C#, Typescript, NodeJS and GoLang or at least desire to learn one of them. Supporting a multitude of languages is preferable

/ Experience with Docker and Kubernetes, preferably in enterprise environments;

The Role

As a Senior Python Software Engineer you’ll be expected to:

/ build and maintain the glue between touchpoints (websites, data sources , apps, APIs etc.) and cloud- native solutions. These can be third-party API based SaaS/PaaS solutions of partners that you configure and extend, but also (micro)services and applications that you yourself build using public cloud services;

/ create end-to-end solutions together with a team of colleagues working in different disciplines, ranging from cloud engineers (infra) to UI developers and from Business Analysts to Quality Assurance Engineers. Solutions involve integrations with frontends, third-party API’s like Payment and back-office systems, which act as systems of record for business-critical data;

/ do within the context of MACH architectures (Microservices, API-first, Headless, and Cloud-Native) leveraging SaaS and FaaS platforms like Commercetools, Contentstack, Contentful, Vue Storefront, and Frontastic;

/ focus on performance, stability, and traceability in everything you do and seek only the highest quality in code;

/ be responsible for (infra-as-code) deployments and align with the cloud engineering team to get stuff done when responsibilities cross into their territory.

You are expected to develop expertise both in technology and in communicating complex concepts and rationale to non-techies. We’ll encourage and support this with frequent opportunities to share ideas internally. We also have consultants frequently deliver at regional, national and global conferences.


Mental and physical health:

/ 20 working days of vacation

/ national holidays

/ sick leave (up to 20)

/ unpaid leave (up to 20)

/ medical insurance

/ sports reimbursement

/ maternity & paternity leave support

    Personal and professional development:

    / Internal workshops & learning initiatives
    / English language classes compensation
    / Professional certifications reimbursement
    / Participation in professional local & global communities
    / Growth Framework to manage expectations and define the steps to move towards the selected career
    / Mentoring program with the ability to become a mentor or a mentee to grow to a higher position

      Valtech has a system of progressive benefit packages in place – the longer you stay with the company – the more benefits you get.

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      You can not only become a part of constant evolution but can lead the change. The more we grow – the more opportunities there are to take responsibility, implement your creative ideas, be the innovator and driver rather than the task executor.

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