Lead Backend Developer - Remote

Salary Competitive
  • Job Type: Freelance - Contract

  • Location: Remote - Within Central European Time +/-2 hours

  • Duration: Full time - 12+ months

🚀 The Role

We are in pursuit of an exceptional Lead Backend Developer who has been flexing their Python muscles for at least a decade. This role is ideal for those who have a flair for perfecting backend complexities with tools like Django, FastAPI, Flask, aiohttp, asyncio, and more.

You'll be leading the charge in architecting and building our software solutions. Your deep understanding of clean architecture, hexagonal architecture, and Domain-Driven Design (DDD) will drive the development of highly maintainable and scalable backend systems.

🎯 Your Mission

  • Write and maintain high-quality, test-driven Python code

  • Lead in the initial solution design for critical features or complex refactors

  • Engage in robust architectural discussions within the team

  • Apply best practices to improve existing code and optimize performance

  • Help split features into independent services for increased code stability and maintainability

  • Foster a collaborative environment and contribute to team goals

  • Drive focus toward achieving technical OKRs

  • Continually enhance the technical knowledge of backend engineers

  • Identify, document, and prioritize technical debt and areas of improvement


  • 10+ years of experience in Python

  • Extensive experience with Django, FastAPI, Flask, aiohttp, asyncio

  • Deep understanding of clean architecture, hexagonal architecture, DDD

  • AWS Cloud

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English

  • Experience with microservices architecture

  • In-depth knowledge of API and data security best practices

  • Previous experience leading tech teams

  • You must be able to work within the Central European Time Zone (+/-2 hours max)

Nice to Have

  • Experience with other Python libraries and frameworks

  • Familiarity with event-driven programming

  • Experience with monitoring and observability tools

If this sounds like you, please share your resume and/or GitHub, as soon as possible.

For more information or questions please contact us at neva@teamway.io or phone number +4569303960

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Paid holiday
Paid holiday

Metropolitists, beach boys and mountaineers we salute you and pay you to go and explore the world.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

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Working at

Teamway is the first member-owned society where world-class product builders team up with progressive companies to build meaningful products and services. We are on a mission to create the most empowering working conditions for talent and companies to collaborate. With the help of blockchain technology, we are decentralizing the Teamway society to redistribute value to both talents and companies. It’s a new model for work. We’re a dynamic team of seasoned entrepreneurs, dreamers and crafters from different countries. Founded in 2021 in Copenhagen, we are on a mission to change work as we know it. Our society members work out of 59 different countries and 100+ companies like IKEA, GamerPay and Better Collective are already building their dream teams on Teamway.

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