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NorthBay Solutions


Hybrid work from Islamabad:

  • 🇵🇰 Pakistan

Lead Software Engineer (Python/Django)

We are looking for a Python/Django Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.


  • Expert in Python and Django: 6+ years’ experience of Python coding skills, 4+ years of hands-on experience with Django and Django REST framework

  • Microservices/web services delivery using OAUTH2

  • API gateway and queues experience is a must

  • Experienced with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries specifically Django ORM

  • Solid database skills in a relational database (i.e., MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, etc.)

  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Optimizing database / query performance

  • Strong unit test and debugging skills

  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture, and building and using RESTful APIs

  • Extensive knowledge of modern Python packages and libs

  • Knowledge about container technology, mainly Docker

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (i.e git/github, bitbucket etc)

  • Experience delivering with an agile methodology

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure knowledge is an added advantage

  • A strong portfolio to showcase a variety of problem solving solutions

  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical expertise and guidance to the development team, lead code reviews, and set coding standards to ensure the team delivers high-quality, maintainable, and scalable solutions.

  • Architecture and Design: Design and implement robust, efficient, and scalable software architectures using Python and Django, taking into consideration system performance, security, and maintainability.

  • Code Development: Hands-on coding and development of complex features or modules using Python and Django framework. Write clean, reusable, and efficient code, and ensure the team follows best practices and coding standards.

  • Team Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and productive work environment, encouraging effective communication, knowledge sharing, and teamwork within the development team and cross-functional teams.

  • Technical Problem Solving: Proactively identify and address technical challenges, troubleshoot issues, and provide solutions to ensure smooth project progress.

  • Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain code quality and ensure compliance with coding standards and best practices. Implement automated testing and continuous integration processes to improve code quality.

  • Mentoring and Coaching: Provide mentorship and guidance to junior developers, aiding their technical growth and professional development.

  • Performance Optimization: Optimize the performance of applications and databases, identifying bottlenecks and implementing solutions to enhance speed and efficiency.

  • Security: Ensure that software and systems are developed with security best practices in mind, protecting against potential vulnerabilities and threats.

  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive technical documentation, including architecture designs, API documentation, and system diagrams.

  • Stay Updated with Technology: Keep abreast of the latest advancements and trends in Python, Django, and related technologies, and advocate for their adoption when relevant.

  • Collaborate with Product Managers: Work closely with product managers and stakeholders to understand business requirements, provide technical insights, and contribute to product roadmap planning.

  • Code Refactoring and Maintenance: Continuously improve existing codebases through refactoring and optimization to enhance maintainability and adaptability.

  • Performance Evaluation: Participate in performance evaluations and performance management processes for team members.


What We Offer

·       Consulting environment with a hyper-growth company

·       Multi-cultural environment 

·       An opportunity to solve complex business challenges and problems for large corporations

·       International Exposure and Experience.

·       Competitive salary and benefits

·       Paid holidays and vacations

·       Medical OPD & Health Insurance

·       Fuel Allowance

·       Employee Life Insurance

·       GYM/Health Club Fee Reimbursement

·       Mobile & Internet Allowance

·       Opportunities to make a difference in a highly productive environment