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Lead Python Developer Remote

Lead Python Developer Description

Job #: epamgdo_bltabecad36826d6549_en-us_Other_Colombia

We are in search of a seasoned Lead Python Developer to join our distributed team.

The chosen candidate will play a pivotal role in steering a team dedicated to a novel AI-driven feature initiative. This involves revamping our existing suite of microservices, crafting new ones, and introducing additional APIs. Your responsibilities will encompass overseeing the software development life cycle processes and consistently enhancing them. As the Lead Python Engineer, you'll guide the team daily, nurture their skills, and engage in collaborative efforts with other teams to introduce and blend new services seamlessly into established ecosystems.



  • Develop and sustain Python-based microservices
  • Create, refine, and manage REST APIs using FastAPI
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for the development and integration of new services
  • Contribute to the enhancement of Amazon SageMaker endpoints and optimize OpenSearch performance
  • Take charge of day-to-day leadership for the team
  • Steer SDLC processes and foster continuous improvement
  • Provide mentorship and upskilling for the team


  • A minimum of 5 years of Python development experience
  • Over 1 year of pertinent leadership experience
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in designing, building, and maintaining REST APIs using FastAPI
  • Expertise in Amazon Web Services, encompassing server deployment, configuration, load balancers, and databases
  • A robust understanding of software development best practices and SDLC processes
  • B2+ proficiency in English

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Celery, Elasticsearch, and Pydantic
  • Knowledge of Amazon SageMaker and OpenSearch technologies

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!
  • Are you open to relocation? - If you want to relocate to another country and we have the right project, we will assist you every step of the way, to help you and your family, reach your new home