Python Developer

Negotiable
12 February 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Python Developer


Contract


Houston, Texas

Overview


Our client is one of the world's largest independent oil and gas traders and last year we completed our 50th consecutive year of profitability. Focused on the sale, purchase and transport of physical energy commodities on a global basis we are headquartered in Geneva, with operations offices in Houston, London, Moscow, Rotterdam and Singapore and almost 40 offices worldwide in total. The firm's success is based on a commitment to long term customer and supplier relationships, a global intelligence gathering capability and the depth, breadth and experience of our professionals to take full advantage of market opportunities.

Our People



It isn't ships or terminals or cargoes that create our success: it's the caliber of our people. Being a global business, they come from all over the world and represent a vibrant mix of different nationalities, educational backgrounds and life experiences. In fact, today, people from around 60 different countries work for the our client, all around the world. They continue to build our reputation as a leading player in the energy markets through their creativity, commitment, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit. My Client is now looking for the next member to join our MIS (Management Information Systems) team in Houston.

Role Terms


12 month contract

Position Core Responsibilities
  • Writing modular, reusable components to liaise between external sources of data, internal tools and databases
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and centrality of our client Python codebase
  • Porting of legacy code into Python where appropriate
  • Able to translate business requirements into a technical delivery following existing patterns where possible

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 years of enterprise-level coding experience in Python
  • Experience scraping websites with Beautiful Soup, Selenium, etc.
  • Oracle / PL SQL development experience including stored procedures
  • Strong understating of object oriented design, design patterns, SOA architectures
  • Past experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Proficient understanding of peer-reviewing, code versioning, and bug/issue tracking tools.
  • Development experience implementing solutions utilizing cloud technologies like AWS is preferred
  • Commodities/Energy Industry experience desired
  • Familiarity with containerization solutions like Docker and Kubernetes is a plus
Personal Characteristics


Team player

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Able to work in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Proactive and customer focused "make it work" mentality
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and adapt

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is the trusted global recruitment solutions partner for clients and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore with you, seeking optimum talent solutions for our clients and the very best opportunities for our candidates.

Bringing over 40 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial. Specialist industry & technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

1000s of placements in more than 40 countries for over 180 clients across 65 disciplines

Led today by a predominantly female Board of Directors who provide strong leadership and demand consistency of service to ensure clients receive unrivalled service levels and quality candidates to meet their specific needs. This leadership ethos is underpinned by a positive and client led management structure.

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