Senior Python Engineer

Posted on Apr 04, 2023

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Job Details

βŒ›Full Time
🌎 Worldwide

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About Shake

Hi, we're Shake πŸ‘‹ Our mission is to help companies grow with online reviews, whether 1st party (on their business) or 3rd party (on other businesses). We leverage big data to enable workflows that have never been seen before, with a software-as-a-service approach in Reviewshake and a data-as-a-service approach in Datashake.

The Position

We're an established business with thousands of paying customers and a team of 20+ and are searching for a full-time remote Senior Python Engineer to help us build out our services. You’ll be an important part of our early-stage team and work on several projects, internal frameworks, and micro-services. We are looking for someone who is excited about building out game-changing technologies that are used by software engineers, data scientists, quants, and data analysts all around the world.

You're a proactive, sharp, and self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and take ownership of our products. You love communicating and working with others in your team toward success, taking us from where we are now to where we want to be!

Being bootstrapped (not venture-backed) and fully remote, we don’t strive for growth at all costs and are building a company that we can be proud of, and enjoy working for.

Our tech stack:

  • Python, FastAPI
  • React
  • Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • Celery
  • RabbitMQ
  • MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Github, CI/CD
  • Docker, Kubernetes

On a typical day, you will:

  • uphold our high engineering standards and bring consistency to our product development
  • create and develop new functionalities as well as maintain existing ones
  • write clean and scalable code
  • do code-reviews


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Solid experience as Python Developer (5+ years)
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) / OVH and REST API (FastAPI)
  • Experience working with Docker / Kubernetes
  • Understanding of RDBMS/NoSQL databases
  • Excellent knowledge of git
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills
  • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant work experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Terraform / CloudFormation
  • Previous experience working as Data Engineer
  • Experience creating products for developers, data engineers, and/or data consumers
  • Hands-on approach and is proactive
  • A keen eye for detail, striving for perfection

Our Hiring Process

  1. Intro call with hiring manager
  2. Technical interview
  3. Technical task (done asynchronously)
  4. Task feedback call
  5. Cultural fit interview
  6. Selection - once all candidates have been interviewed, the final selection is made, and candidates will be notified via email


  • Our team is fully remote and we communicate primarily through Slack, Linear, Notion, and a few weekly meetings via Google Meet - we believe the best work happens when given lots of uninterrupted time that's free of distractions.
  • 🌎 Work from anywhere
  • πŸ–οΈ 26 days paid time off
  • 🏒 Co-work expenses covered (up to $300/m)
  • πŸ“— $500/year learning budget
  • πŸ–₯️ $250 Desktop budget
  • πŸ‰ $15 Uber Eats or Vitamin booster budget
  • πŸ’ƒ $30 Fun Budget
  • πŸ—ΊοΈ Yearly retreat in cool locations (the last one was in Thailand!)
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