Junior Python Developer
- BangPa-In, Thailand
- Business Function: Data Engineering
- Work Location: BangPa-In Building 1--LOC_WDT_TH1411
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As a Python Developer you will be responsible for maintaining and writing robust, performant, and maintainable Python code to support all phases of analytics application development, including database/data store interactions, data cleaning, machine learning, visualization, testing, process automation, web application development, containerization, and service deployment (CI/CD).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work across functions with stakeholders in IT, Engineering, Operations, and Analytics to become a subject matter expert and valued resource for Python software development to support critical business functions.
- Act as a bridge between the key analytics stakeholders, including business users, IT and data infrastructure specialists, machine learning specialists, and dashboard developers, ensuring non-overlapping skill sets can combine into practical and sustainable software solutions.
- Maintain, refactor, optimize, develop, and architect new and existing code, whatever is required to maximize business value from these solutions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- B.S. in Computer Science / Engineering, or equivalent. M.S. is welcome
- Strong understanding of Python 3 concepts and fundamentals, including syntax, common data structures, testing, and functional and object-oriented programming basics. Submission of example work may be required.
- Working knowledge of commonly used packages in the analytics stack, such as NumPy, pandas, matplotlib, and sqlalchemy, and/or popular web and API frameworks such as fastapi or flask.
- It is NOT necessary to have machine learning knowledge/expertise, although that is definitely welcome.
- Working knowledge of git-based version control.
- At least 1-2 years of experience in Python 3 software development is preferred, but not required.
- Familiarity with Docker or other containerization platforms, and/or container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes, would be helpful.
- Strong passion to learn: the desire and capability to learn will be more significant to success at WD than pre-existing knowledge for this position.
- Strong analytical thinking, with strong attention to detail and willingness to pursue data consistency and quality.
- Strong written and verbal communication in English, and ability to work in cross-cultural teams
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