Lead Python Full Stack Developer

Job title: Lead Python Full Stack Developer

Company: TXU Energy

Job description: If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Where permitted by applicable law, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire, if not currently employed by a subsidiary of Vistra Corp. Fully vaccinated means at least two weeks have passed since the second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Job Summary The Lead Python Full Stack Developer will be part of a team developing and supporting Python based Data and Analytical use cases on cloud platforms. The role will be collaborating with business and technology teams in deploying cloud native solutions leveraging opensource stack including Python, Airflow, Kubernetes, Dockers and Git They will also play a pivotal role in delivering data needs, identifying and driving process improvements, performing support activities for Technology Services, and engaging technology and business users for ideas to improve the user experience.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

Drive the creation of technical designs, development and deployment of Python based data ingestion and monitoring services on cloud platform using CI/CD framework.

Drive the maintenance of systems, creation of technical designs, development and deployment of front-end and/or back-end systems, integration of the data warehouse with enterprise applications, and/or implementation of user access controls and data security measures, where appropriate.
Lead daily operational activities and measure process quality and compliance.
Identify, evaluate, and implement automation and continuous improvement ideas supporting ITIL-aligned processes to address technical debt.
Manage the creation and implementation of solutions or enhancements to improve overall Vistra data architecture; conduct research and make recommendations on new data management processes and innovations.
Engage business users, process owners, architecture, and application teams to define and understand data needs to achieve key performance indicators and service level agreements that benefit Vistra and its objectives.
Drive creation of policies, standards, guidelines and procedures that mitigate risk and optimize performance in order to ensure data is available, responsive, and achieving business outcomes and objectives.
Approach development with a test-driven mindset, utilizing well structured unit tests.
Analyze code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and present detailed plans to improve and transform the code to optimize performance and ease of use.
Manage cross-team initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.
Apply the value drivers for Vistra to deliver innovative value creation ideas.
Identify opportunities to increase the adoption and communication of TS processes through training and engagement.
Participate in agile ceremonies.
Provide domain guidance to less experienced team members.
Apply understanding of financial principles impacting the applications supported by the team and contribute to the business case development for new ideas.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements

10-12 years professional experience in a technology or business field
Professional certifications a plus (e.g., ITIL, CSM, AWS)
Proven experience analyzing code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and presenting detailed remediation plans.
Experience managing and delivering departmental initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.
Experience driving the maintenance of systems, creation of technical designs, and development and deployment of front-end and/or back-end systems.
Demonstrated ability to be trustworthy and dependable
Ability to learn quickly, be self motivated to improve knowledge and tackle new challenges
Superior organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail required
Skilled at creating executive-level communications and presenting to and interacting with leaders
Must demonstrate an energetic, hands-on, enthusiastic, results-oriented approach as a team player, capable of adding significant value to the existing team.
Must be comfortable sharing ideas and finding innovative ways to resolve challenges.
Proven ability to build support among peers and create relationships with peers and stakeholders

Where permitted by applicable law, candidate must be fully vaccinated by date of hire, if not currently employed by a subsidiary of Vistra Corp. Fully vaccinated means at least two weeks have passed since the second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Key Metrics

System availability
Process compliance
Data availability
Data quality
Agile delivery proficiency
Ticket volumes and trending

  • Demonstrated advanced Python development experience
  • Experience in building and deploying data pipeline and analytical workloads leveraging Airflow, Python, REST API’s and Docker containers.
  • Well versed with Devops tenets in data and analytics field.
  • Experience with Python data stack libraries
  • AWS Associate level certification is Preferred

Job Family Information Technology

Company Vistra Corporate Services Company

Locations Irving, Texas

Texas

We are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then apply today!

If you currently work for Vistra or its subsidiaries, please apply via the internal career site.

Expected salary:

Location: Irving, TX

Job date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 02:29:01 GMT

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