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Senior Python Engineer

Company: Thoughtful Automation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Our mission is to help our customer free their workforce In order to deliver on this mission we've set out to enable companies of all sizes to build, trust, manage, and grow a thriving digital workforce (bots)---this frees up humans to do their most creative and engaging work. At Thoughtful Automation, we're building a new way to help customers automate their most mundane and robust processes. Unlike typical RPA, we develop software robots in the cloud and provide customers with process automation as a service (SaaS model). While all of our bots are designed for specific use cases, the platform that you will be building will empower customers to engage, interact with, train, and report on their digital workforce through a nuanced and collaborative experience. We---re looking for a senior Python engineer to lead the integration of our core platform with software robots developed using Python. You will be responsible for developing the core building blocks and utilities to lead and evolve the product vision. This role has unlimited potential to progress into a company leader as the team grows. You should be intimately familiar with Python, SQL database technologies, and AWS. Responsibilities Design, build, and maintain Python Libraries and Services used by our automation engineers to integrate and log valuable insights into our digital workers (built with technologies like RPA Framework and Robot Framework) Help bridge the gap between automation engineering and platform engineering by owning end-to-end feature implementation Help define best practices and standards Produce documentation and detailed specifications Take an active role in limiting technical debt for automation engineers Triage, debug, and assure the timely resolution of software defects Potential to work on Open Source initiatives Potential to work on robots yourself if interested Skills and Experience Deep expertise building developer tools and Python libraries Experience using modern developer tools and technologies such as Git, Github, Node, NPM, CI/CD, etc. B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or another technical field Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a knack for producing high quality documentation and specifications Strong foundation in programming, algorithms, and software application design Real passion for solving challenging problems and iterating quickly Must have a learning mentality, with a solid pulse on the latest industry trends Desirable Experience Experience building full stack, API Engineering, or web products with modern application languages (Python, Node, Ruby on Rails, Typescript), Postgres, and React. Experience contributing to Open Source projects Prior experience with GraphQL is a plus Experience in a technical leadership of an engineering team is a bonus Thoughtful Automation Benefits Employee stock options Remote work some days Medical, dental and vision insurance Flex vacation, we encourage you to unwind and disconnect for at least 3 weeks per year while still getting paid

Keywords: Thoughtful Automation, Chicago , Senior Python Engineer, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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