Python Developer (Python + AWS + DevOps + Networking)


Contract: W2, Corp-To-Corp, Independent, Months CTH

  • No Travel Required



Job Description

Position: Systems Engineer III (Python Full Stack Developer)

Location: Denver, CO (onsite)

Duration: 6 Months CTH



Responsible for assisting design, development, and implementation of enterprise-wide customer premises equipment (CPE) activation. provisioning, and operations tools and automation platforms applications and their associated operating systems and databases. Participation in full life-cycle of systems engineering activities of high-quality, scalable solutions.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Develops tools and applications to increase automation of manual process to increase accuracy and efficiency in day-to-day tasks
  • Develops tools to aid in proactive monitoring and issue detection on customer premises equipment and the associated back office systems
  • Coordinates with internal departments to review existing integration capabilities, data sources, and proposed solution designs for feasibility, cost and functionality
  • Conducts design sessions with appropriate participation from architects and engineers
  • Creates detailed design documents and functional specifications for new applications/ services and for enhancements to existing systems/ services
  • Collaborates to create configuration designs for design and implementation of various environments
  • Creates work effort estimates for new features and bug fixes for use in prioritization and release management
  • Design core code modules, unit test tools and release notes for enhancements and bug fixes
  • Reviews new development tools, application frameworks and testing tools for functionality/effectiveness
  • Provides 'on call' support to resolve application and tool outages after normal business hours
  • Uses established change management processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact, (i.e. during established maintenance window)
  • Configure, tune and maintain databases in variety of languages
  • Documents systems configurations and upgrades
  • Designs and implements change and control policies and disaster recovery plans: lead troubleshooting efforts to restore functionality in the event of an outage
  • Monitors and assists in managing applications, device availability, network conditions and status system reliability and performance, service and program maintenance and storage resources
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor


  • Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of the Python programing language including utilization of Class Structures, network related modules and programing (HTTP, socket, ping, SNMP, etc.) database integration, Python web frameworks, RESTful API integration (React, Django)
  • Strong ability to transform an operational need into a description of system parameters and incorporate those parameters in the control of the total system development to achieve an optimum, cost-effective balance of all system elements
  • Strong with Object Oriented Programming along with applicable design patterns
  • In-depth knowledge in relational databases (MySQL/ MariaDB. Postgres, ete.) and SQL syntax
  • In-depth experience in developing Cl/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab Runner, Atlassian Bamboo)
  • In-depth knowledge of Source/Version Control (Git. GitHub, GitLab. BitBucket) and performing pull/merge requests along with code reviews
  • In-depth knowing working with message brokers (such as Redis, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, etc.)
  • Advanced ability to conduct design sessions to specify solution designs for feasibility, cost, and functionality
  • Advanced ability to create detailed documentation to functionally understand new and existing applications
  • Advanced ability to follow and implement established change and control policies and procedures
  • Experience with Automated Testing Frameworks.
  • Experience with maintaining and reading technical specifications documents
  • Working knowledge of UNIX-based platforms
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straightforward,
  • and professional manner


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Working knowledge of System monitoring applications (OP5, Nagios, SolarWinds, HP OpenView, etc.)

Working knowledge of LAN/WAN topology, network protocols (TCP/IP, FTP, NFS), switches and firewalls

Experience activating/maintaining CPE per the DOCSIS, PacketCable, and SNMP specifications

Experience with configuration of CPE using the TR-069 and related specifications

Experience with DHCP, DNS, SNMP, and TFTP protocols

Strong experience with SQL. MySQL, and other database technologies. NoSQL and columnar data store experience a plus.

Experience with WebSocket (real-time streaming over HTTP)

Desire to grow/learn new technologies

Experience with troubleshooting tools (i.e. tcpdump, netstat, iostat, traceroute, snoop)

Key Platforms/ Systems /Disciplines

RHEL 6/7, CentOS 6/7, MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra, Redis, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Git

BitBucket, Jenkins, Atlassian Bamboo, AWS (S3 / Lambda Functions/ Athena / DynamolD

Cloudwatch), Python, Javascript/Typescript, Bash, Perl, C/C++, Java, LUA, PHP, Ansible


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience


Related Work Experience

Application support and development work experience

Database support and development work experience