Randstad Python Developer in Houston, Texas

Python Developer

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job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • salary:$55 - $70 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:578906

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Job Description:

Seeking a Python Developer for direct development and support responsibility for business systems and an overall end-to-end remit for systems implementation across the line of business. Candidates must be highly motivated with a track record of success in a financial environment. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in distributed low latency and high availability systems development. The candidate will have exceptional analytical, design, and coding skills in Python with focus on quality and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.


  • Experienced programmer with a minimum 5 years of OO Design

  • Minimum 1yr Python development with a focus on automation and building operation tooling

  • development skills in Python on Linux/UNIX

  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continues integration

  • Solid OO design skills with an emphasis on distributed low latency, high availability systems

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment

  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree

  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used

  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application

  • Experience in TCP/IP networking

  • Experience with Python performance tuning

  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools

  • Experience in 3rd line production support

  • Experience working in a front office trading platform development team - Desired

  • Experience with Python quantitative and data analysis packages

  • Experience working with global development teams