Senior Python Developer - eLearning SaaS Product | Backend Engineer

Limelight Consulting Group Pty Ltd

Senior Backend Engineer (Pythong / Node) - Looking For A Great Problem Solver - Highly Collaborative Team - Exciting Tech Stack & SaaS Platform.

  • Innovation - Exciting eLearning SaaS Product
  • Backend | Python | MongoDB | Node.JS | Data Storage
  • Great Team Culture | Work / Life Balance Benefits
Senior Python Back end Developer is required for an exciting SaaS business, building out an exciting eLearning platform. This is a stand out opportunity and will have your working with a great team, solving interesting problems and helping students across all walks of life, achieve their goals. 

Our client are a young and passionate technology company delivering a cutting edge eLearning solution to a global customer base. You will be joining a small, yet highly collaborative team of engineers and will be embedded in a backend Python / Node.JS development role, focused on database design and optimising the way this business structures their data and architecting the data storage side of their business. 

This exciting opportunity will have the right person working closely with the tech team and the business. We are looking for someone who enjoys looking at the 'why' of a problem and offering various solutions to solve it. Plus, A strong collaborator.

Key skills & experience:
  • 5+ years senior backend developer - Ideally Python and Node.js
  • Extensive knowledge in MongoDB or similar. Strong database design experience
  • Possess query/index optimisation skills in both document DBs (Mongo or cosmos) and RDBs (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • DBA knowledge: migrating data between systems, setting up sharded clusters/best practices, geo-partitioning
  • Skills across Api writing and consumption, CI/CD, containerization (Docker / Kubernetes), Azure/AWS and Git are all nice to have's
  • Exceptional problem solving and excellent communication skills
  • Experience in architectural design is well regarded
  • Enjoy a fast paced environment and have a keen interest in education
  • Bonus: experience with RabbitMQ, Redis and Celery, or Azure Functions
This is a unique opportunity for a great backend developer to work on a variety of interesting projects and help redefine the eLearning industry, on a leading SaaS platform.

If you have the above experience, we're keen to speak with you.

ds@limelightpeople.com.au / 0411 475 109