Remote Jobs at RavenPack International SL.

This Month

Senior Python Web Engineer
python django flask low-latency large-scale backend Jun 03

We’re looking for:

Are you passionate about search and working with one of the largest archives of unstructured content? The Web Development Team at RavenPack is seeking proven technical leaders to help create a low-latency, distributed & fault-tolerant system that returns contextual and personalized search results across RavenPack's Search & Discovery products. You will be joining an international team of developers skilled in technologies like Elasticsearch, Redis and a heavily utilized AWS stack (S3, EC2, Lambda, DynamoDB, Athena, AuroraDB...).

Our offices are in the sunny Marbella in the province of Malaga, Spain.

You’re welcome to join us here and enjoy the international office culture, or you may work with us from the comfort of your home (an overlap with EU working hours is preferred). Relocation assistance is available.

What You'll Be Doing

Full stack engineers at RavenPack use their power and ingenuity to string complex systems together to build amazing experiences.

Ideal candidates have experience solving real-world web-application challenges: working with large scale systems, design low-latency system architectures, retrieving data efficiently on production environments - modeling and mangling data to help client web-applications to strive. Your role will be to develop and implement APIs, architect systems and model large amount of data queried by modern frontend applications.

Ravenpack is, at its heart, an engineering company. To provide structured analytics on millions of news articles per day, we hire people with a broad set of technical skills (and from a wide variety of backgrounds) who are ready to take on some of the most challenging problems in the industry. We’ve written our own industry-leading LISP library for NLP, optimized machine learning tools to run at low latency, data infrastructure to query TBs of data in seconds, all for enabling institutions across the world to make sense of unstructured content. If you are excited by the opportunity to work with a world-class technical team to deliver a high traffic, high performance, highly evolved search solution, then we want to talk with you.

What do you need to succeed

  • 3+ years of extensive web development experience using Python - we use Django, Flask, fastAPI to build REST API and realtime web-apps.
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • The ability to work efficiently in both a team and self-directed manner
  • Independence, pro-activity and optimism (we’ll help with “happiness”)
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with large scaled web applications
  • Knowledge of distributed low-latency databases
  • Knowledge of Frontend languages is a plus, we are using React to build our interfaces.
  • Experience retrieving data from either relational or large document-based databases

Life at RavenPack

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 200+ team members between our offices in Marbella, New York City, and Singapore. We value collaboration and innovative thinking and are on a mission to hire the very best, and give them the room and support to grow with us. We pride ourselves on new ideas that can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

What's in it for you

  • International and dynamic environment (over 29 nationalities and 24 languages spoken!)
  • Team of Superstars! We are proud to gather an international and diverse team of talented professionals (ex-Silicon Valley executives, geeks and more)
  • Incredible offices: you get to come visit us at our new office in Marbella
  • Competitive compensation
  • Motivational leadership: Here your job title doesn’t matter, we all sit together and work for the same goal. Grow together, you might have the CEO sitting next to you!
  • Paid opportunities for training and growth
  • Fast Growing team (we’re hiring all over the world!)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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This Year

Python Web Developer
python django flask javascript real-time java Dec 15 2020

About us

RavenPack is the leading big data analytics provider for financial services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts of unstructured content. RavenPack’s products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk and increase efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows. Our clients include the most successful hedge funds, banks, and asset managers in the world!

We’re looking for

In RavenPack we are searching for a Python Web Developer to join an international team of developers skilled in technologies like Python, Java, Common Lisp, and SQL. 

To join RavenPack, you will need to have the ability to communicate effectively in English both in writing and verbally. 

This position can be based on our Marbella office, where you should be eligible to work in Spain. Relocation assistance is available.

The option of Remote Work is also available, preferably in similar EU time zones.

 Your responsibilities as a Python Web Developer

  • Work with a large amount of data and make it usable for non-data professionals
  • Design, develop, deploy, maintain and improve medium/big web applications
  • Continually work to improve processes, implement engineering best practices, and develop automated solutions. 
  • Work with other Engineers, Managers, Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions and meet client expectations.

The next RavenPacker will have

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • +2 years of extensive coding experience in Python using Django or Flask
  • Working knowledge of Javascript, HTML, CSS. Understanding of ReactJS will be a plus.
  • +2 years of professional experience working in real-time applications
  • The ability to work efficiently in both a team and self-directed manner
  • A high degree of independence

Nice to Have

  • Professional experience with Nginx, Apache in some large production deployment.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and servers such as Redshift, Kinesis, DynamoDB, and ECS.

What's in it for you

  • Flexibility on when to take a vacation
  • Team of Superstars! We are proud to gather an international and diverse team of talented professionals (ex-Silicon Valley executives, Lispers and more)
  • Motivational leadership: Here your job title doesn’t matter, we all sit together and work for the same goal. Grow together, you might even have the CEO sitting next to you!
  • Competitive compensation, ongoing training and growth opportunities.
  • International and dynamic environment (over 29 nationalities and 24 languages spoken!)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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