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Lead Python Back-end Software Developer Budapest, Hungary or Remote

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Lead Python Back-end Software Developer Description

Job #: 78040
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

No less important is the safety, well-being and experience of our applicants. Therefore, until further notice, all EPAM employment interviews will be conducted remotely. Our recruitment professionals and hiring managers are standing by to ensure a robust and engaging virtual candidate experience. We look forward to speaking with you!


We are looking for a Lead Python Back-end Software Developer to join our team in Budapest.


  • Lead full-cycle application development: from design and concept to production
  • Will be responsible for team of developers
  • Design cost effective architecture for our customers
  • Present technical solutions to product owners and be ready to argument your decisions


  • You know how to design and build complex systems from scratch including selecting the proper tech stack (framework, clouds, DBs, and other components), and making cost-efficient solutions
  • Knowledge of architectural patterns like microservices, service-oriented architecture, event-driven and multi-tier architecture, or others. Deep understanding of architecture of distributed systems
  • Good understanding and practical experience with building scalable web applications
  • Solid knowledge and working experience with Python
  • Experience establishing the best practices of modern software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Agile development methodologies (SCRUM/Kanban)
  • Communicate in English efficiently (reading, writing, speaking) (B1+)

Nice to have

  • You know how to lead team including growing your team members, establishing processes inside team
  • Practical web development experience with any cloud platform (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with writing asynchronous code
  • Experience with setting up any CI/CD system for a new python project, be able to work with infrastructure tasks

We offer

  • Dynamic, entrepreneurial, high speed, high growth corporate environment
  • Diverse multicultural, multi-functional, and multilingual work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and career growth in a progressive industry
  • Global scope, international projects
  • Widespread training and development opportunities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Competitive salary and various benefits
  • Sport and social teams support, recreation area, advanced CSR programs

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