Python Engineer (Crawling, AWS) at Zip Co

Engineering, Full-Time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Description
Posted 12 days ago

About us

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia with a growing presence focused in the US, Canada and UK markets.

We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We’re also the brains behind Pocketbook which helps almost a million Aussies take control of their money and improve their financial wellbeing.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.

The role

  • As a Python Engineer within the Crawling squad within our most recent acquisition, TheUrge, you will be responsible for the development and deployment of a complex crawling and data processing pipeline.
  • We are looking for hands-on experience in crawling and at least 3 years of technical experience working with Python, serverless and terraform on AWS.
  • Experience working within a product-based platform (such as eCommerce) will be highly regarded, as well as the ability to work autonomously within an agile environment. 
  • What you'll do:

  • Perform effective code reviews
  • Arrange, encourage and run regularly check-ins with engineers in your team
  • Expert hands-on Python coding skills
  • Deploy and manage AWS lambda and ECS infrastructure (with serverless and terraform)
  • Gain holistic understanding of the whole system (Python, AWS lambda)
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Identify and remediate pain points in the application lifecycle
  • Recommend and assist with architectural changes to improve performance and reliability
  • To help us level up, you'll ideally have:

  • 3 years (minimum) experience with Python development
  • 2 years (minimum) experience with AWS (Lambda, ECS, Serverless, Terraform)
  • Our values in your DNA: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game
  • Bonus points for:
  • Experience with Scrapy framework
  • Experience with Data processing
  • Python async/await experience
  • To help us level up, you'll ideally have:
    3 years (minimum) experience with Python development
    2 years (minimum) experience with AWS (Lambda, ECS, Serverless, Terraform)
    Our values in your DNA: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game
    Bonus points for:
    Experience with Scrapy framework
    Experience with Data processing
    Python async/await experience



    We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.