Lead Python Developer

TMT Insights

Remote - Full time position available to US and UK residents only


Get to Know Us

TMT Insights is a professional services and software development company delivering leading capabilities in the digital supply chain, including media content management, cloud technology, and SaaS/D2C experiences to global media companies. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills within the media & entertainment, digital & cloud technology space, our team offers industry leading services such as strategy and CXO advisory, product ideation & innovation, cloud transformation, process re-engineering and development to our partners. As early adopters of new technologies, we embrace the power of collaboration and work with our partners to combine our guidance with action to further drive efficiency, value, and scale to their communities.


The Opportunity 

Our team is looking for a Lead Python Developer to join our growing team of dedicated technologists and innovators that collaboratively optimize digital supply chain for our clients. We are looking for a lead that not only has a solid technical understanding of software engineering but is also a problem solver, a quick learner, great communicator, and a passion for designing, developing, and architecting delightful and impactful products.

The ideal candidate will have a strong eye for driving, designing, creating, and maintaining components of the various backend platforms we work with – including our flagship product, Polaris, as well as a variety of 3 rd party cloud-based tools required for media supply chain management. Suppose you’re an individual that takes pride in the design of scalable, usable, and performant Web applications and has the experience and skillset to transform complicated workflows into elegant solutions, then, we’d like you to join our team!


Your Role / Responsibilities

This position will contribute to various initiatives including service integration with emerging frameworks and platforms and assist with technical resolution of issues while coming up with solutions that are scalable, secure, easy to maintain, and interact with numerous other services. You’ll be working with complex data models, external facing APIs, processing high-volumes of data consumed by multiple backend services and laying the groundwork for a new Cloud-based servicing product unlike anything on the current market! Understanding of Amazon Web Services is not required but will be an additional benefit.

Your Role:​

  • Designs and develops multiple concurrent backend software development projects
  • Works hand-in-hand with our Director of Engineering to supervise day-to-day operations of assigned Software Development team, removing blockers, and monitoring development progress
  • Solves and implements difficult technology challenges and assists the team to successful delivery
  • Analyzes processes to improve production software, efficiency, and workflow
  • Ensure long term software quality, scalability, and maintainability
  • Implements software development best practices on topics such as code structure, automated testing, and documentation
  • Mentors and assists Software Development team by advising with the support of developed code and assisting with technical resolution of issues on production and development systems
  • Updates wiki documentation and shares knowledge
  • Supports customer meetings
  • Refines requirements with the Product team


What You’ll Bring:​

  • Experience leading software developers or development teams
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively to both technical and non-technical
  • Ability to work well individually and collaboratively
  • Experience developing software with backend languages/frameworks such as Python, Flask, Django, Node, specifically in building and supporting RESTful APIs using Django and Django REST Framework
  • Extensive understanding of web application best practices and Git development flow
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as Postgres
  • Understanding of the full stack of the application and experience with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Understanding of cloud services such as AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for quality, supportability, extensibility, and scalable application design


Full-time Employee Benefits & the TMT Advantage:

  • Competitive salary with opportunity for Bonus
  • Long-term professional career growth, training, and development
  • Access to a full range of medical, vision, & dental benefits
  • Unlimited Vacation Allowance
  • 401(k) + match
  • Remote position – work from home


TMT Insights is a completely distributed company with staff operating in 7 states and 5 countries. TMT is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in our workforce and is certified as a Great Place to Work®. We maintain a courteous work environment that recognizes the dignity and worth of each employee. TMT Insights respects the individual needs of employees and is an equal-opportunity employer.


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