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Lead Python Engineer Kharkiv, Ukraine or Remote

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Lead Python Engineer Description

Job #: 51045
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

EPAM is committed to providing our global team of more than 41,150 EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers think creatively and lead with passion and honesty. Our people are the source of our success. We value collaboration, work in partnership with our customers, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s market conditions, we’re supporting operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for a Lead Python Engineer to join our team that develops payments integration for Fortune 100 diversified global insurers with headquarters in Boston, MA.
As a Python Engineer, you will live on the front lines of the products we create, and build features used by millions of people every day.

Project technologies and tools

  • Microservices
  • APIs
  • AWS Serverless
  • Python
  • TypeScript


  • Community development:
    • EPAM Python stream visibility increasing by the means of organizing (or being a speaker at) the talks and conferences outside EPAM offices in Kharkiv
    • Internal tech talks within an office or online to draw attention to Python for those who are interested
    • Knowledge base for Python – how-tos, guides for infrastructure set up etc
    • Candidate could a participant for Python digest informing colleagues about news and modern approaches in Python world
    • Coordination of interviewing process for external market candidates
  • Education:
    • To participate in Python mentoring program as lecturer and/or mentor. The program is oriented for those who has already some experience in IT, thus it could be extended for students also
    • Participation in internal projects to gain and share knowledge base about cutting-edge Python technologies
  • Python assessment process:
    • Participate as a head or expert in Python committees
    • Organize Python ASMT locally for Junior to Middle promotions
  • Project activities:
    • Speaking with customer in the language of business
    • Write design and technical documentation
    • Code review
    • Provide architecture design and make decision, reviews and strategy recommendations
    • Support and lead the team
    • Leverage and recommend best practices that will sustain and allow scalability for the long term
    • Ensure technical solutions deliver a value to business
    • Provide inputs for planning and schedule management


  • 5+ years of experience in Python development
  • Solid understanding and experience with service oriented and micro-service architectures
  • Experience with AWS
  • Good communication skills, ability to drive architecture and requirements discussions
  • Good spoken and written English level

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • The individual career path
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations
  • English classes with certified English teachers
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Flexible work hours