Senior Software Engineer - Python

Place of work
Košice, Slovak Republic
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 800 EUR/month

Information about the position

Join Solar Turbines!

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will contribute in software development community in order to deliver information technology components based on client or customer requirements.

What will be your task at this position?

Responsibilities of the successful candidates are to design, test and develop software solutions such as features, capabilities of platform and whole applications that meet client or customer requirements.

· Competent to analyze the requirements.

· Competent to design, test and develop the software components that meet defined requirements.

· Able to use best coding practices (libraries, frameworks, APIs) and standard design patterns in software development.

· Works directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution.

· Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.

· Able to mentor junior level team members.

· Create and analyze visual diagrams and methods - logical technical diagrams, flowcharts and models - that document the complexity of delivered services.

· Competent to troubleshoot and maintain existing code base in order to fix bugs or address client or consumer concerns.

· Leverage Agile practices during the whole software development lifecycle.

· Coordinate with product owner to plan, analyze, implement and maintain enhancements/upgrades and understand the use of a specific functionality as needed.

· Collaborate with a team of software and test engineers, designers, and data scientists to optimize and iterate on software solutions.

Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Solar Digital management from time to time.

What do we expect from a suitable candidate?

· Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience in Software engineering.

· Proven record of strong technical understanding and technical leadership.

· 5 years or more of relevant industry experience.

· 3 years or more of experience with designing, developing, delivering, and maintaining large scale enterprise web applications.

· 3 years or more of software engineering experience – Python backend or full-stack developer (Django preferred, knowledge of Flask and FastAPI)

· Understanding of microservice architecture

· Understanding of REST standards

· Experience and knowledge of SQL

· Strong understanding of Agile methodology, preferable Scaled Agile Framework.

Top candidates will also have:

· Ability to operate as individual contributor in a small team of developers during implementation of development activities.

· Interest in working collaboratively with engineering leadership, product owners, software developers and other stakeholders.

· Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot production application issues.

· Ability to work independently without any degree of supervision.

· Ability to lead and mentor junior team members.

· Responsibility to conduct peer reviews.

· Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Azure Devops etc.

· Some degree of Cloud experience.

· Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment

· Ability to adapt quickly to a complex environment

· Pro-active thinking - being flexible and creative

· Self-motivated mentality - individual with passion in latest technology trends.

· Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other team members.

· Experience using message queues such as RabbitMQ

What is Solar Turbines offering to you?

• Excellent professional growth and career opportunities in an international environment of a worldwide leader in a very exciting and growing sector of industry

  • Pension Plan - Company Contribution to III. Pillar
  • Life Insurance
  • Extra 5 days’ vacation per annum on top of the legislative entitlement
  • Employee assistance program for employees and their family members
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Volunteering Day benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote Work / Home Office

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

Slovak - Proficiency (C2) and English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries.


Contact person: Bc. Michaela Nežerná
Tel.: +420601318870
E-mail: send CV