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Python Engineer at Cover Genius Pty Ltd (Sydney, Australia)

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Cover Genius was nominated in the global Fintech 100 by KPMG in 2017 and was recognised as the fastest growing company in Australia by Smart Company in 2017. We distribute insurance products to the largest e-commerce sites globally via a B2B platform. Our first product to market, RentalCover.com, has been an outstanding B2B and B2C success within the travel vertical. Following this success, we released XCover, a multi-line distribution platform for eCommerce partners. We’re seeking a Python software engineer for our XCover platform, which powers online product distribution for some of the world’s largest ecommerce websites. You'll be reporting into our Lead Software Developer and be part of a dynamic and fast growing Engineering team.  University degree in a related field 3 years or more of full time Python development experience (Django/Flask, ) Proficiency with testing frameworks and tools (we write a lot of them) Good experience with Linux and git should come without saying it loud Functional knowledge of relational databases (Postgres is preferred) and non relation databases (Mongo/Redis/ElasticSearch) Develop highly-scalable, low-latency APIs for large ecommerce partners Comfortable with agile development and startup environment Good communication skills Able to work in Australia Our Culture Our team thrives on the challenges that the hockey stick style of growth brings. We've enjoyed wide recognition within the startup and insurance industries, including Smart Company who recognised  Cover Genius as the Fastest Growing Company in Australia in 2017 . Our Vision is to enable the all world's global eCommerce businesses distribute insurance to their global customers. Given Cover Genius’ global recognition, excellent track record and hockey stick growth, offer incredible opportunities for the right candidates. We are looking for self-starters that have a “can do” attitude and who work well within startup environments where needs and roles can change quickly. Needless to say, we are not your average insurance company! We also know that we are asking a lot with the above wish-list and recognise that epic engineers come from all kinds of experiences and backgrounds. This being the case, drop us your details if you have Python in the skills arsenal and if what you've read intrigues you! Our core values: We make it our own, We make it better, We succeed together, We create magic!