Tech Lead Python – LATAM

Latin America

About Distillery  

Distillery Tech is committed to diversity and inclusion. We actively seek to cultivate a workforce that reflects the rich tapestry of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences present in our society.  In our recruitment efforts, we are dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for all candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other dimension of diversity.

Distillery accelerates innovation through an unyielding approach to nearshore software development. The world’s most innovative technology teams choose distillery to help accelerate strategic innovation, fill a pressing technology gap, and hit mission-critical deadlines. We support essential applications, mobile apps, websites, and eCommerce platforms through the placement of senior, strategic technical leaders and by deploying fully managed technology teams that work intimately alongside our client’s in-house development teams. At Distillery, we’re not here to reinvent nearshore software development, we’re on a mission to perfect it.


About the Position

As a Backend Developer for an innovative e-commerce platform! As a key member of our tech team, you'll play a pivotal role in optimizing our platform's functionality and user experience. Collaborating closely with our cross-functional teams, you'll be responsible for developing and maintaining the backend infrastructure that powers our global e-commerce platform. From seamless integration of purchases into user accounts to enabling insightful analytics on product trends and pricing, you'll be at the forefront of crafting robust solutions that enhance user engagement and satisfaction.


  • Produce high-quality, maintainable, and scalable software

  • Participate in technical assessment, scoping, and management of changes to the code based on new business requirements, product enhancements and other change requests

  • Participate/design, development and implementation of custom software solutions, refactoring legacy code, new feature development, and test coverage

  • Collaborate with the development team to produce high-quality, maintainable and scalable software

  • Maintain coding standards and participate in peer code reviews

  • Ensure architectural principles and coding standards are maintained across the code and project lifecycles

  • Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written as well as help design, code, test, debug, document, and maintain those programs

  • Stays current on modern technologies and innovations which can further enhance and improve Hub technical solutions and portal platforms

  • Analyze requirements, collaborate with the architect, and lead to produce thoughtful software designs

  • Capable of leading and contributing to technical discussions


  • +5 years of relevant development experience with Python and Django

  • Demonstrated experience in Front-end web development languages and tools, which include the following: ReactJS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript etc

  • Demonstrated understanding of API design principles and concepts (REST, GraphQL)

  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing business conditions

  • Willingness to grow and share his/her knowledge with others on the team

  • Experienced in cross-browser compatibility, accessibility, and web standards

  • Good knowledge of coding practices and standards, code refactoring, and code documentation is required

  • Upper-intermediate English skills

  • Deployment and maintenance of web applications using Python platforms

  • Strong understanding of Agile (Scrum) practices

  • Familiarity of Front-end design patterns (SPA, MVVM)

  • Source Control – VSS, TFS, Git

Nice to have

  • Experience using Jira, Confluence, BitBucket

  • Prior experience with Amazon Cloud (AWS) / Azure / GCP

  • Familiar with Angular/VueJS frameworks

Why You’ll Like Working Here

  • The ability to work on and partner with multi-national teams that are committed to our core values: Unyielding Commitment, Relentless Pursuit, Courageous Ambition, and Authentic Connection.

  • A generous, competitive compensation package for exceptional performers, as well as a generous vacation package and competitive benefits plan

  • Remote working environment

  • Professional and personal development