Lead Software Engineer - Python  
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Job Title:   Lead Software Engineer - Python
Category:   Software Development
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Karachi
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   5 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 150,000 to 200,000 per Month
Apply By:   Nov 21, 2021
Job Description:



Reporting to

Engineering Manager


Lead Software Engineer / Software Architect

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design complete software solutions combining multiple systems and services
  • Mentor less experienced engineers in software best practice and provide code reviews on changes
  • Create web services using Flask and AWS Lambda
  • Assist risk and operations team with data modeling and database integrations
  • Integrate with government and partner institutions through REST API calls
  • Create scripts and services to automate manual tasks (e.g. document generation)
  • Create automated unit and integration tests to ensure quality
  • Define monitoring parameters to ensure visibility into production performance

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Automated testing with pytest
  • Microservices with Flask and asyncio
  • Version control with git or equivalent including pull requests and gated check-ins
  • Interfacing with databases such as MySQL
  • Cloud architecture experience (e.g. AWS)
  • Familiarity with microservices and Docker
  • JSON REST API integrations
  • Front-end web development experience (optional)
  • Data analysis experience (optional)
  • Strong written, verbal and organizational skills (English)
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Mathematics
  • Master’s degree (optional)


  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer focused on python

Company Information
Company Name:  Trellis Housing Finance Limited
Company Description:
This is a very exciting opportunity to work alongside the founding members of this organization to establish and scale a truly innovative FinTech business model that strives to become the benchmark of how to galvanize social development and transform societies within a short period of time. Trellis Housing Finance Limited is looking for a bright, well-rounded and ambitious individuals who can take on a broad roles in helping it set up operations in Pakistan. Pakistan is faced with a housing shortage of 10 million currently growing by 1 million every year. The population, 80% without a bank account, has been starved off house financing solutions for years. Pakistan housing finance-GDP ratio is one of the lowest in the world ; 0.25% (South Asia: 3%, Bangladesh: 3%, India: 11%). Trellis mission is to fill this gap by providing affordable green mortgage solutions to low and middle income groups in Pakistan. This is expected to significantly boost financial inclusion, home ownership and economic activity in the country. The senior management team has a combined experience of over 150 years in affordable housing, international banking, hedge funds, capital markets and financial technology.

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