Python Application Developer in Springfield, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 55708

Our client in Springfield. Massachusetts is seeking a Python Application Developer.


  • Development and support of Python applications
  • Establish and implement best practices and standards with respect to design and development
  • Participate in complex project design teams
  • Perform impact analysis on various proposed technical solutions
  • Understand the Project Architecture and translate into efficient designs that are scalable, maintainable, and re-usable, ensuring that designs are aligned with business and technical strategy
  • Clarify and resolve design related issues with designers
  • Review test strategy and test plans
  • Highlight potential and actual design / development issues effectively and work through to the appropriate resolution



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar experience
  • Minimum of between 3-5 years’ experience developing complex solutions with Python
  • Experience with handling flat files (CSV, XML, ETC)
  • DB2/SQL Server/Oracle query and query writing
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work in a team-based environment including employees, vendors, and third party contractors
  • Strong understanding and adherence to IT SDLC and operational best practices
  • Full Stack Python Developer (with focus towards data and mathematical modeling)
  • Python Web frameworks (Django/Flask)
  • Hands on experience with AWS Cloud services
  • Experience with build automation tools like Jenkins/Dockers or similar
  • Knowledge of SOA and REST based service development
  • Source control code management
  • Experience using Agile development practices


  • Knowledge of investment data and/or financial data
  • Strong knowledge of Python development patterns, and application development best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in solution design
  • Experience with TFS or other source control software
  • Previous work with RESTful services
  • Familiarity with ETL development standards and best practices


  • Ability to apply technical and business knowledge across multiple business functions
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with project/program managers, architects, developers, and testers to optimize the quality of the developed product
  • Skilled in interacting between internal business partners, internal IT teams, and offshore partners.
  • Ability to effectively estimate time to complete development tasks
  • Ability to work through complex issues, identify themes, and develop solutions, in time-critical situations
  • Ability to adhere to project schedules and meet deadlines in the execution of job responsibilities

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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