Senior Python Web Engineer (Backend)

RavenPack International SL.

We’re looking for:


Are you passionate about search and working with one of the largest archives of unstructured content? The Web Development Team at RavenPack is seeking proven technical leaders to help create a low-latency, distributed & fault-tolerant system that returns contextual and personalized search results across RavenPack's Search & Discovery products. You will be joining an international team of developers skilled in technologies like Elasticsearch, Redis and a heavily utilized AWS stack (S3, EC2, Lambda, DynamoDB, Athena, AuroraDB...).


Our offices are in the sunny Marbella in the province of Malaga, Spain.


You’re welcome to join us here and enjoy the international office culture, or you may work with us from the comfort of your home (an overlap with EU working hours is preferred). Relocation assistance is available.


What You'll Be Doing


Full stack engineers at RavenPack use their power and ingenuity to string complex systems together to build amazing experiences.


Ideal candidates have experience solving real-world web-application challenges: working with large scale systems, design low-latency system architectures, retrieving data efficiently on production environments - modeling and mangling data to help client web-applications to strive. Your role will be to develop and implement APIs, architect systems and model large amount of data queried by modern frontend applications.


Ravenpack is, at its heart, an engineering company. To provide structured analytics on millions of news articles per day, we hire people with a broad set of technical skills (and from a wide variety of backgrounds) who are ready to take on some of the most challenging problems in the industry. We’ve written our own industry-leading LISP library for NLP, optimized machine learning tools to run at low latency, data infrastructure to query TBs of data in seconds, all for enabling institutions across the world to make sense of unstructured content. If you are excited by the opportunity to work with a world-class technical team to deliver a high traffic, high performance, highly evolved search solution, then we want to talk with you.


What do you need to succeed



  • 3+ years of extensive web development experience using Python - we use Django, Flask, fastAPI to build REST API and realtime web-apps.

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience

  • The ability to work efficiently in both a team and self-directed manner

  • Independence, pro-activity and optimism (we’ll help with “happiness”)

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English


Nice to haves:



  • Experience with large scaled web applications

  • Knowledge of distributed low-latency databases



  • Knowledge of Frontend languages is a plus, we are using React to build our interfaces.



  • Experience retrieving data from either relational or large document-based databases


Life at RavenPack


We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 200+ team members between our offices in Marbella, New York City, and Singapore. We value collaboration and innovative thinking and are on a mission to hire the very best, and give them the room and support to grow with us. We pride ourselves on new ideas that can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!


What's in it for you



  • International and dynamic environment (over 29 nationalities and 24 languages spoken!)

  • Team of Superstars! We are proud to gather an international and diverse team of talented professionals (ex-Silicon Valley executives, geeks and more)

  • Incredible offices: you get to come visit us at our new office in Marbella

  • Competitive compensation

  • Motivational leadership: Here your job title doesn’t matter, we all sit together and work for the same goal. Grow together, you might have the CEO sitting next to you!

  • Paid opportunities for training and growth

  • Fast Growing team (we’re hiring all over the world!)


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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