Senior Django developer

Mexico | Aug. 26, 2023

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Company: KiWi

Salary: $27,000 - $28,000

Type: Remote

Employment: Full-time


Company Description

We are KiWi, a Mexican startup whose mission is to make financial and technology services accessible to every small businesses in emerging markets. Our app and platform allow thousands of small merchants to accept cards, get micro-loans, manage their sales, please their customers, and sell new services in a breeze.

Job Description

Along our challenge-full and growth-oriented journey, we are looking for an experienced and talented Django developer to strengthen our teams.

Your mission:

  • Improve and collaborate on an existing Python 3 / Django and Django Rest Framework codebase
  • Tackle challenges across multiple topics (transactions, settlements, reconciliations, risk management, reporting, data science, ...)
  • Identify technical requirements & solutions according to feature requests
  • Review code changes to learn from your peers and share your wisdom
  • Deliver code according to best testing and documentation standards
  • Collaborate and synchronize often with the Product Owner and the Tech Lead
  • Report to the Tech Lead & CTO

Our collaboration:

  • Within a talented, dynamic, multicultural & impact-driven team
  • Fun, safe, open and empowering environment where the future of financial inclusion is shaped
  • Flexible work hours and ability to visit other offices
  • KiWi values entrepreneurship and include a stock options package in compensations
  • Ongoing training & individual perks offering
  • Interview process: screening > short introductory call > take-home challenge > onsite or remote interview > offer
  • Starting date: as soon as available


Your profile:

  • 5-6 years in a previous developer position
  • 2+ years within a team following an agile methodology
  • Ability to navigate a large code base and making impactful changes within 1-2 weeks
  • Good knowledge of Django and Django Rest Framework best practices
  • Familiarities with the following technologies is a plus
    • Github Actions and CI
    • Terraform, Kubernetes, EFK, Prometheus stack & DevOps principles
    • REST, GraphQL, GRPC & API design principles
  • A flexible, goal oriented, well-organised and self-started personality
  • Willingness to work in startup and have a strong impact
  • Fluent in English (written/verbal), knowledge of Spanish/French is a plus
  • Previous experiences in fintech and international-scoped product are a plus

Additional Information

Applicants must reside within 2-3 hours difference of the CST timezone (no exception).

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