Python Backend Developer

Website ControlScan, Inc.

ControlScan is a recognized leader in cybersecurity, helping businesses everywhere secure their IT networks and protect payment card data. Our “We’ve Got Your Back” brand promise inspires an internal culture of customer-centric teamwork, empowered employees, spirited collaboration, and a place where folks enjoy coming to work every day. Join us and learn why more than 1.7 million businesses—including retailers, restaurants, hotels, healthcare providers and educational institutions—have benefitted from our managed security and compliance solutions.

Position Description:

ControlScan is seeking a Python Backend Developer to join its growing technology team in Alpharetta, GA. In this role, you will be part of the talented, motivated, and highly performing Software Development group in a fast-paced startup environment where contributors are judged by results, and there are plenty of opportunities to bring and implement new ideas and make a difference.

Position Responsibilities:

In this role, you will work closely with all departments within the company, as well as interface with some of our largest customers.  You will be responsible for the following:

  • Participate in Agile Software Development which entails:
  • working with business stakeholders to understand requirements and design optimal, sustainable solutions;
  • working with other developers and architects to implement these solutions;
  • working with QA and Operations to ensure that your solutions meet our quality & operational standards;
  • going back to step 1.
  • Communicate design decisions, articulate concerns, proactively solve problems and assist other team members when needed.
  • Effectively manage your time to meet your own as well as your team’s sprint commitments.

Qualifications & Skills:


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience building RESTful APIs in Python using web frameworks (such as Pyramid)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Linux OS
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with SQLAlchemy and MySQL
  • Familiarity with a distributed SCM tool (GIT preferred)


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related field (highly preferred)
  • Knowledge of PHP and an MVC framework (such as CodeIgniter)
  • Experience with Nginx and networking
  • Knowledge of vulnerability scanning principles and tools
  • Familiarity with PCI DSS
  • Familiarity with Salesforce/Salesforce integration
  • Experience with shell scripting

Our Perks:

  • Work/life balance
  • Competitive health care and retirement benefits, including a company match
  • Paid time off and nine paid holidays
  • Casual dress code
  • Opportunities for continuous learning and development
  • Company-sponsored membership to TAG (Technology Association of Georgia)
  • Generous employee referral bonus program
  • Free, all-you-can-drink Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks coffee
  • On-site cafe
  • Complimentary on-site fitness center
  • Short walk or bike ride to Big Creek Greenway

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