Senior Python Developer

Job description

About Gapstars

Gapstars is the Netherlands and Sri Lanka-based software development services provider for innovative tech companies. Today, we are home to 100+ Techstars and innovative minds turning scalable software into performance products shaping the future. Our partners are highly ambitious tech companies that are looking to conquer their respective markets.

The Role

At Gapstars, our goal is to fuel growth for highly ambitious tech companies with world-class tech talent. If you are an experienced and ambitious Senior Python developer with strong programming fundamentals and the ability to adopt new frameworks as needed we want to hear from you.

As a Senior Developer, you will be expected to architect, develop and release user-facing features and ensure the quality of our product continues to serve the needs of our tens of millions of users.


  • 5+ years of experience with Python 3.x+ (or a similar back-end language), Flask, SQLAlchemy, and Django.

  • Excellent understanding of relational databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL

  • Experience with Git or other version control systems

  • Experience with working in an agile product development environment

  • Good knowledge of how browsers work in terms of performance, security, and functionality

  • Experience with developing for different types of platforms and device sizes

  • Able to translate requirements into well-designed technical solutions and effective communication skills

  • Experience leading projects

  • Experience leading, mentoring and motivating teams

  • Excellent English communication skills

  • Able to bridge the cultural gap between East and West

  • A plus for: online presence in the IT world

  • A plus for: experience talking at events