Python Developer


NTT Data, Inc.

2019-09-05 12:36:02

Job location Durham, North Carolina, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

*contract to hire
*Python experience and unit testing are required
*need a senior full stack developer who has experience building web applications with Python and Django
*Agile experience not required but preferred
*phone screen, then in person

Responsible for the analysis, development, installation, modification and support of complex software and/or information solutions. Designs software and/or information solutions based on functional area assigned.

Major Job Functions/Components

" Independently perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand and execute all assignments.
" Independently code, debug, revise and document intricate objects or systems. Design solutions based on functional area assigned.
" Works closely with solution and information architecture to ensure alignment to design.
" Implement the tested and approved objects in a manner which protects the integrity of all test and production environments.
" Adhere to all solution delivery standards, service level agreements, and processes (i.e., Balancing, Data Security, Walkthru and Approval processes, Program/System documentation, Status Reporting, Escalation, Change Management, Problem Management, Software Development Methodology, etc.), as well as participate in the development of these standards and processes.
" Independently analyze complex business problems or opportunities and prepare detailed specifications and estimates from which objects will be written at the project level.
" Evaluate solution options and make buy vs. build recommendations to management.
" Independently provide effective communication to business and IS partners. This includes verbal, written, and electronic communication, as well as delivering presentations.
" Create effective unit test plans from the technical specifications as well as review junior staff members' unit test plans for completeness/thoroughness.
" Independently analyze application and system problems and incidents; develop recommendations and solutions for those problems, implement those solutions, and provide communications on the associated actions, business impacts, and results.
" Identify best practices, communicate and implement these practices to the department.
" Create and sustain business literacy and understanding of business processes in the IS organization.
" Provide detailed application and code expertise to the development, testing, business teams.
" Coordinates vendor solution delivery and partners with vendors to effectively meet business needs and timelines.
" Provide direction and assistance to junior staff members.

This job description is intended to describe the general responsibilities and type of work being performed by people assigned to this position. The major job functions/components above are the typical functions of the job and are not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. Personnel in this position should be aware that the responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in this job description and various other duties may be assigned as needed.

Hiring Requirements/Qualifications

Education/Experience " Bachelor's degree in computer science or mathematics OR Associate's degree specifically in computer science field.
" 5 years development experience.
" With no degree, 7 years experience required.
" Significant experience with at least one development language (Python a MUST, JavaScript, C++, Web Development, AWS).
" Experience working with vendors for effective solution delivery.
Professional Certification

Hiring Preferences

Additional Education/Experience Preferences " Experience with integrated solutions.
" Experience with software development tools (i.e. Rational)
" Experience with testing methodologies with the stated major development languages.
" Experience with at least one of the major database systems (i.e. DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata).
Soft Skills/Abilities " Ability to apply seasoned judgment to facilitate informed decision making in difficult situations.
" Strong relationship management skills to facilitate effective working relationships with vendors.
" Ability to manage and/or participate in projects and ensure work is completed on time with high quality
" Must be self directed with proven initiative.
" Focused on continuous learning with solid problem solving skills.
" Ability to interview with a focus on fact finding and discovery
" Ability to assimilate factual data pursuant to formulating a conclusion
" Process and logic oriented
" Effective verbal or written communication skills
" Excellent time-management skills.
" Ability to be self-disciplined, flexible and adaptable
" Ability to work effectively as part of a team
" Comfortable providing recommendations and status updates on a regular basis
" Highly organized with the ability to work in an environment where the ability to effectively multi-task is often needed - provided by Dice

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