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Python Applications Developer_DEV-PYTHON

Canada (CA-TOR_Toronto)

We are seeking technically oriented application developers who are passionate about coding and relentless in the pursuit of excellence. Daily responsibilities include Python programming, analysis and database design. You will work on new development projects and existing systems in a 24/7 transaction-processing environment.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Write quality, clean and maintainable Python code using programming best practices
  • Build new features and fix bugs in Python and other programming languages like Java and C++
  • Write server-side Python code that powers the user interface
  • Implement proof of concept, prototypes and production-grade software
  • Trouble-shoot software issues and implement bug fixes
  • Translate functional requirements into conceptual and detailed designs
  • Provide estimates for development efforts

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in writing client / server database applications using Object Oriented languages
  • Hands-on experience with Python is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in applications development in UNIX environment
  • UNIX networking experience with strong knowledge of NetBSD, PostgreSQL and Linux
  • Application development experience in the financial industry, including: POS devices, debit/credit card terminals, and communication protocols
  • Understanding of Extreme Programming practices and rules
  • Strong database design skills and fluent in SQL statements
  • Methodical, organized and able to multi-task
  • B.S. in Computer Science / Co-op Software Engineering Stream / Mathematics
  • Fast learner, self-starter, solution oriented and productive worker
  • Ability to work independently, as a team player and in a fast paced environment

Givex is glad to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and Givex’s policies. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please provide your accommodation needs in advance to Givex’s Human Resources Department by phone 1-877-478-7733 or by email to "accessibility" at

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