Python Developer

New York


EC1 Partners is supporting a leading, data driven, FinTech company in their search for a Python Developer to join their Data Science team. The data team creates products that play a critical role in their client's investment decisions, by leveraging technology and advanced analytical methods to organize, analyze, evaluate and discover new insights.

What you will do

You will be responsible for testing, monitoring, and improving the firms data collection programs, as well as developing new software to capture data from the web and extract insights from third-party sources. You’ll be writing Python scripts deployed on AWS, and communicating with their team of data scientists and infrastructure engineers.

What you bring

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics
  • 3+ years of professional experience using Python
  • Strong understanding of Python data structures and best practices
  • Exposure to low-latency highly scalable platforms
  • Core knowledge of Data Structures, Algorithims and System Design
  • Professional experience with a SQL-based database, such as MySQL
  • Understanding of HTTP network requests and responses
  • Understanding of HTML, XML, and JSON formats
  • Debugging experience
  • Ability to write technical documentation and comment code
  • Experience writing test suites and setting up automation environments
  • Experience with AWS
  • Hands on experience with Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS)
  • Prior Investment/FinTech experience is not required but would be a major plus