Django Stars is looking for an experienced Lead Python Developer.

Tech Skills:
Strong expertise in Python and Django;
Experience working with the databases;
Experience with building integrations with cloud-based services;
Knowledge in Patterns, S.O.L.I.D. ;
Passionate about developing and designing complex architectures;
Work well in an experienced team with the ability to work independently on significant pieces of functionality (gathering requirements, preparing the design, and implementation);
Understanding of REST principles;
Knowledge of the agile & scrum.
Computer science education;
Good spoken English.

Soft Skills:
Team Leadership (leading and motivating);
Presentation skills (conference speaker experience as a plus));
Communication skills ;
Developing individuals (coaching and mentoring);
Team and Project Management (people, scope, budget, timelines, risks, etc.);
Difficult interactions;
Time Management ;
Stress Management;
Innovation and creativity (own pet projects, own start-ups as a plus).

Will be a plus:
Advanced knowledge of PostgreSQL;
Knowledge in DDD;
GraphQL, Graphene-Django knowledge;
Experience with React + Apollo.

We offer:
Challenging projects with cutting edge technologies;
Highest development standard;
A talented and skilled team with cross-domain expertise;
Flexible schedule and ability to work remotely;
Close cooperation with the Client and business trips;
Competitive salary in USD;
Paid vacation and sick leaves;
Medical insurance;
PE accounting and support;
Modern and cozy office in Kyiv downtown;
Friendly atmosphere and corporate events to rest and share knowledge;
Conferences in Ukraine and abroad;
Corporate football and basketball;
Office gym, ping-pong, and PS4.

About Project
You will work on a challenging long-term project from the MENA region in the retail domain. This project is planned to be built from scratch and automate core business functions:
- property and warehouse management;
- point of sales solution;
- product information management;
- logistic platform.
This project will be an umbrella for other small projects planned in the nearest future. You will be responsible for marketplace architecture planning and integration with needed systems, overall cooperation with the client, and inter-team tech collaborations.
Your work will demand involvement in building innovative e-commerce solutions for retail in the phase of the post-COVID-19 world.


Django Stars is a technical partner for industry leaders for more than 10 years. We do our best for clients and our clients are the best in their niches. No boring projects. No common solutions. We take real challenges where every team member can show off his skills.

Who you are
You are a professional keen on solving complex problems. Perfect code is not enough, you want it to meet business logic and build a product that rocks. A desire to grow and master your skills is what wakes you up in the morning, and IT-sphere variability is not a problem but a motivation for you.

Ok, you are the person we are looking for. Now let’s find out why Django Stars is the company you look for.

Our Expertise:
- We work with clients from startups to scalable businesses for more than 10 years;
- We created products in domains from healthcare and parent-child relations to booking engines and financial technologies;
- We build complex products accessible on the web, so we are not only into perfect frameworks’ knowledge but keeping an eye on architecture.

What are we proud of?
We helped our client to become the #1 mortgage broker on the Swiss market, developed the world’s #1 booking platform for scuba diving and created complex scheduling and payment software for the U.S. sport businesses.

Our Services:
- We do code but our main goal is solving customer problems and project challenges;
- We are responsible for development approaches as well as project architecture and infrastructure;
- We apply our cross-domain expertise to get the best results as a team.

Our services include Web and Mobile development, UX/UI Design, Quality Assurance, Data Science and DevOps.

Why Django Stars?
- The biggest Django team in Ukraine and one of the first commercial Django companies in the world (established in 2008); only in-house team members;
- Building complex projects in the web from scratch; problem-solving challenges for engineers of any level;
- Customers are a part of a team for closer cooperation, so there are business trips possible. Our key clients are based in the U.S., Switzerland and the UK;
- Highest development standard: own code style, TDD, CI, code review is a must;
- A transparent collaboration process inside and outside the team, we follow Agile/Scrum methodology;
- Modern and cozy office in Kyiv downtown, friendly and informal atmosphere;
- Competitive salary, medical insurance, paid vacation days, flexible schedule and the ability to partially work remotely;
- DOU rating 87/100.

- TOP-3 Python & Django Developers, #1 Web app developer in Switzerland, Top Web & Software Developers in Ukraine, Top Eastern Europe Software & Web Developers according to;
- Django and Python community supporters. We are sponsors of Django & Python Foundations,, and Django Girls;
- People who share knowledge inside and outside our walls; we have internal events and participate in conferences in Ukraine and abroad.

- Into bureaucracy;
- Taking one-man projects;
- Doing overtimes;
- Creating working chaos;
- Writing long company profile descriptions :slightly_smiling_face:

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Job posted on 13 July 2020

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