Senior Python Developer (SaaS)

December 31, 2021
Application ends: January 31, 2022
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Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Black Pen Recruitment (Remote)

Black Pen Recruitment – Our client is a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that organizes and accelerates businesses offering insurance solutions with Headquarters based in Cape Town. This tech business is moving ahead in a positive trajectory which is certainly why it is backed by several top-ranking/highly recognized global FinTech investors.
They are looking for a suitable candidate to become an integral member of their rapidly-growing company in the position below:
Job Title: Senior Python Developer (SaaS)
Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full-Time | Fully Remote
Job Description

Are you an experienced €Senior Python Developer (SaaS)? Are you looking for a remote job? Then we have the opportunity for you!
The ideal candidate is a motivated, takes ownership, and a creative individual who welcomes the challenges of acquiring and developing new business through sales efforts.
You will build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, and close business deals while maintaining an extensive knowledge of current market conditions.


Review and refine business requirements, system requirements & functional specifications for clients
Assist in developing test case procedures and maintaining test documentation, test plans and test schedules
Gathering and analysis, basic coding and data mapping.
Ongoing problem analysis. Conduct research to ensure best practices are applied.
Issue management; logging, follow-up, resolution, ad hoc duties and analysis.
System support exposure: maintaining an incident management process; analyzing the nature of incidents
Using Agile methodology where the incremental builds are delivered to the customer in every two to three weeks’ time
Lead Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Stand Up, and Sprint Retrospective meetings Mentor and manage junior team members
Take accountability at client/product level for deliverables
Develop business process diagrams and flows
You will be expected to distil the key features of these insurance products into specifications and workflows that can be turned into technical specifications.
You will be expected to solicit business requirements from our partners and to assist in turning these requirements into technical specifications.
You will report to the CTO and work closely with the software development team as well as the business development team.


B.Sc. Computer Science BSc. (Engineering) MSc. PhD
4+ years’ experience as a Backend Engineer
Previous experience/demonstration of expertise in the domain supercedes
Experienced with Python
Experience with Django + Django Rest Framework
Experience with Gitlab and Gitlab CI
Previous experience with designing systems from the ground up, and taking software through its full lifecycle
Experience with JWT and other Auth methods
Experience with Angular 2+
HTML5/CSS3/Javascript/Typescript is a plus
Experience with AWS/Cloud Architecture is a plus
Experience with AWS Solutions Architecture is a plus
Previous experience in FinTech is a plus

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