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How to secure a Python developer job

Here's some expert guidance that will help you in your search for a Python developer job.

What are the skills required for a Python developer?

For a Python developer role, you’ll need a strong understanding of Python syntax and common libraries, such as JSON and requests, as well as database technologies, and experience working with web frameworks such as Django or Flask. Some key skills include:

  • Develop and support software, including applications, database integration, interfaces, and new functionality enhancements
  • Experience collaborating with frontend developers (team) in integrating user-facing elements
  • Proficient coding in Python, with excellent knowledge of its frameworks like Django/Flask
  • Experience in microservices architecture and RESTful API services
  • Understanding of database management systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Experience writing well-documented, clean code
  • Ability to confidently communicate in English

Other nice to have skills:

  • Good soft skills: teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving, and critical thinking
  • Knowledge of CI/CD practices
  • Familiarity working with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.)
  • Enjoys keeping up to date with emerging technologies and trends in Python development

Python developer years of experience

  • Entry-level Python developers have less than 1 year of experience
  • Junior Python developers have 1-2 years of experience
  • Mid-level Python developers have 2-6 years of experience
  • Senior Python developers have 6-15+ years of experience

Questions to ask in a Python job interview

  • What Python libraries and frameworks are being used?
  • What is the development process for new features?
  • Can you give me an example of a Python problem the team had to solve and how they approached it?
  • How is testing for Python code handled and are any specific tools used
  • How does the company approach professional development related to keeping up with the latest Python trends?

For more guidance on how to prepare for interviews, check out the OfferZen Job Search Guide for Developers .

How much does a Python developer earn?

Due to Python's versatility and since it's a popular choice for a wide range of applications, including web development, data science, automation and machine learning, Python developers can expect competitive salaries.

What is Python and its history?

Python is a high-level, interpreted, object-oriented programming language used in web development, data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning, scientific computing and automation. It’s easy to read and write, making it an ideal language for both beginners and experienced developers.

Creator Guido van Rossum first released Python in 1991 as a programming language that was accessible to everyone. Its name was inspired by Monty Python’s Flying Circus, an old BBC television comedy sketch series.

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