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Lead Python Engineer (Fintech)

Job Title: Lead Python Engineer (Fintech)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: Circa $170,000- $200,000
Duration: ASAP
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

A fast growing well Funded Fintech client based in New York is looking for a Lead Python Engineer to manage a team of 3 software engineers. You will work as part of the technology services team  focussing on ensuring a user-friendly and reliable technology stack for a fast growing client base 

The team works using modern technology and is open to streamlining by using the most popular services. This person will report to the CEO.

As a Lead Python Engineer, you will be one of the engineers that help continue to develop mission-critical systems as well as scale them

Primary duties include:

  • Be hands-on, taking stories and writing code. 
  • Hiring and coaching of the development team. 
  • Work closely with the team to set technical direction and make architecture decisions. 
  • Implement best in class, startup software engineering practices. 
  • Regularly evaluate and provide feedback to engineers.


  • 5 to 10 years of experience as a software or database developer. 
  • Experience developing and optimising the overall product development process within a startup. 
  • Proven track record of managing, leading and motivating productive engineering teams. 
  • Experience growing and retaining teams that are continuously shipping product. 
  • Experience with python, Postgres and cloud-based dev-ops a plus. 
  • Suggestive on how to build and maintain a strong engineering culture. 
  • Ability to prescribe the right amount of process at the right stage for a rapidly growing startup. 
  • Desire to continue hands-on software development.

Note that salary on offer is up to $190k,to find out more please email