Python Software Engineer

A Python software engineer loves software architecture, integration and logic

We develop great software that enables our clients to innovate

About You

The Right Fit

As an engineer, you seek to innovate and to solve problems. At Gavant, this occurs at all stages of a project. You will learn about a client's business and contribute ideas that provide value. You'll explore new technology and integrate cutting edge systems. You'll manage the deployment pipeline and improve infrastructure. And, you'll contribute directly to a continuously progressing product and process.

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • 2+ years of development experience on a commercial project
  • Strong programming skills with Python
  • Variety of multiple projects is more exciting than a single product
  • Quality is paramount and you're that good that dev speed is not restricted
  • It's you vs. bug and bug doesn't stand a chance
  • Something is new to you... challenge accepted
  • This is more than a job
About the Position

Python Software Engineer

A Python Software Engineer at Gavant is predominantly responsible for a project's "backend components". For most projects, this includes database development (both schema design and query writing), application architecture, API development and myriad 3rd party integrations (e.g. Amazon Web Services, credit card processors, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). You'll analyze business requirements, communicate with other team members on the project and carry out a successful implementation.


Why Join Gavant

At Gavant Software, you’ll find the landscape is always fresh. Projects cross a variety of different companies and different industries. Within a project, you’ll have opportunities to explore an advanced ecosystem of technologies, frameworks and integrations. Each project provides an opportunity to improve making each project cooler than the last!

As for culture, a visit to our office says it all. It’s a relaxed environment with casual dress code and flexible hours. While we do encourage core hours during the day whereby team members are available to work together, as long as you’re getting your tasks done, your schedule is your business.

  • Health & dental insurance
  • Supplemental insurance
  • 401(k) with match
  • Autonomy & flexible hours
  • Covered garage parking
  • Stocked fridge
  • Coffee & snacks
  • Company outings
  • Regularly catered lunches
  • Relaxed & casual atmosphere

About Troy

The City of Troy lines the banks of the Hudson River and has been recognized as one of the Capital Region’s fastest growing areas for business and commerce. The Downtown District of Troy provides fabulous amenities including nineteenth century architecture, friendly merchants offering many unique products and services, excellent restaurants and a host of gift and specialty shops all within walking distance. Troy attributes its recent growth to a robust mix of consumers, a diverse college and university population, an educated workforce and a growing technology base within the greater Capital Region. Gavant’s office is located in the historic Rice Building, right in Downtown Troy.

About the Region

New York’s Tech Valley is quickly becoming one of the Northeast’s premier residences. Tech Valley is a region of eastern New York State that spans from just south of Montreal to just north of New York City. You’ll find a richness and diversity in the people and places of Tech Valley. People from across the country and around the world are relocating to Tech Valley to take advantage of growing career possibilities, educational opportunities and incredible quality of life.