Back End Developer | Technology

Abu Dhabi, UAE • Full-time •

Company Introduction​

WhiteBox HR provides predictive insights, bias-free, at every stage of the Talent Lifecycle through Machine Learning, Organization Network Analysis, and People Science. We are an HR Tech start-up created in the UAE and passionate about using Artificial Intelligence and Analytics to augment the employee and candidate experience and increase happiness, engagement, positivity and productivity for all.

Job Brief

We are looking for a great Back-End Python Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary. The ability to work in a startup setting is the key to success in this role. Data science experience is considered a plus.

Responsibilities

•Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code

•Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications

•Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic

•Implementation of security and data protection

•Data modelling against a PostgreSQL database

•Participating in an Agile software development workflow

Skills

 • Expert in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework, Django preferred

• Familiarity with ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries •Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

• Previous experience with Microsoft Graph APIs and Google Workspace APIs is considered a plus

• Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture

• Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

• Understanding of accessibility and security compliance

• Knowledge of user authentication & authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

• Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

• Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python

• Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform

• Ability to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

• Strong unit test and debugging skills

• Proficient understanding of Git source code management

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