Python Developer - Contractor

Python, Beautiful Soup, Selenium, Oracle, PL/SQL, PLSQL, Object Oriented, SOA, stored procedures, Agile, Cloud, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
Contract Independent, Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Our client is one of the world s largest independent oil and gas traders and last year completed their 50th consecutive year of profitability. Focused on the sale, purchase and transport of physical energy commodities on a global basis we are headquartered in Geneva, with operations offices in Houston, London, Moscow, Rotterdam and Singapore and almost 40 offices worldwide in total. The firm's success is based on a commitment to long term customer and supplier relationships, a global intelligence gathering capability and the depth, breadth and experience of our professionals to take full advantage of market opportunities.

Our People

It isn t ships or terminals or cargoes that create our client's success: it s the caliber of people. Being a global business, they come from all over the world and represent a vibrant mix of different nationalities, educational backgrounds and life experiences. In fact, today, people from around 60 different countries work for our client, all around the world. They continue to build our client's reputation as a leading player in the energy markets through their creativity, commitment, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit. Our client is now looking for the next member to join our MIS (Management Information Systems) team in Houston.

Position Core Responsibilities
  • Writing modular, reusable components to liaise between external sources of data, internal tools and databases
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and centrality of the Python codebase
  • Porting of legacy code into Python where appropriate
  • Able to translate business requirements into a technical delivery following existing patterns where possible

Qualifications and Experience
  • 3+ years of enterprise-level coding experience in Python
  • Experience scraping websites with Beautiful Soup, Selenium, etc.
  • Oracle / PL SQL development experience including stored procedures
  • Strong understating of object oriented design, design patterns, SOA architectures
  • Past experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Proficient understanding of peer-reviewing, code versioning, and bug/issue tracking tools.
  • Development experience implementing solutions utilizing cloud technologies like AWS is preferred
  • Commodities/Energy Industry experience desired
  • Familiarity with containerization solutions like Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

Personal Characteristics
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Able to work in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Proactive and customer focused make it work mentality
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and adapt
Dice Id : 10113343
Position Id : 6025866
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