Senior Software Architect (Django)

Title: Senior Software Architect (Django)

Location: Remote (US)

Who we are:

Network to Code bridges the gap between DevOps and Network Engineering. We are a pioneer in the network automation industry. Our mission is to drastically change the way networks are managed, consumed, and operated on a day-to-day basis. We offer a variety of professional and consulting services as well as training on Network Automation, DevOps for Networking, and how the network can be operated with an Infrastructure as Code mindset. Our services and solutions enable clients to better serve their business and the needs of their customers.

Impact of this role:

As a Senior Software Architect, you will guide product development at one of our strategic transformational accounts. This role is client-facing and will drive the delivery of NTC’s cohesive network automation solutions for specific projects, while leading and collaborating with teams of developers working on a modern distributed microservice data platform.

A day in the life:

  • Technical lead for a team of 10+ developers
  • Work with Product Owners to build a robust backlog
  • Develop Python Django software products using the Django REST Framework
  • Perform full lifecycle software development
  • Review code and assess code quality
  • Working closely with UX and Front-end Developers
  • Designing and creating RESTful APIs for internal and partner consumption
  • Working in an agile environment with an excellent team of engineers

What you bring:

  • Passion for customer experience and success
  • Solicitude in helping customers throughout their automation journey
  • Thrives in a collaborative, team approach, leading internal and external efforts
  • The drive necessary to see a project through to completion

What you have:

  • 7+ years experience of Python coding skills
  • 3+ years hands on experience with the Django framework and DRF
  • 3+ years leading sizable development teams
  • Experience running containerized applications in production (Kubernetes, etc)
  • Solid database skills in a relational database (i.e. MySQL, PostgresQL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of how to build and use RESTful APIs
  • Strong knowledge of version control (i.e. git, svn, etc.)
  • Experience deploying Python applications into production
  • Comfortable doing their day to day development in a Linux environment
  • Familiar with CI/CD and how it could be applied to network automation
  • Experience managing development/engineering teams
  • Familiar with traditional Git workflows for working in a collaborative environment.

Extra Credit:

  • Contributed to open source project
  • Experience in a Financial sector
  • Experience with BitBucket, Jenkins, and Jira
  • Understands IP networking from a high-level, e.g. BGP, VLANs, L2/L3

Why us:

Our workplace at Network to Code is innovative, fast, and exciting. We build solution stacks that are rooted in the latest open-source technologies and enable our clients to get more work done better, faster, and cheaper than ever before. No wonder Gartner named us a Cool Enterprise Networking Vendor in 2020!

Our teams are humbly led by some of the most recognized names in the network automation community. We continue to give back to the community through blogs, industry events and open-source software contributions. Although we’re located throughout the world, we use technology to maintain close peer relationships with regular virtual team events and happy hours.

We believe people are our most valuable resource at Network to Code. Our culture is rooted in collaboration, community, and forward thinking. We are passionately committed to leading and shaping the future of network automation; and as we continue to grow rapidly, we’re always on the lookout for talented, innovative people to join our team!

Network to Code is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Network to Code does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.