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Category: Digital Solutions
Position Type: Full time

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Sr. Python Developer / Data Scientists


The Reece Digital Solutions is growing! We’re looking for a Sr. Python Developer with experience in data science to work directly on our NLP based e-commerce search tool while working in coordination with our Innovation team building AI based prototypes. In this role, you'll become an integral part of a team thriving in a dynamic environment, crafting tools for the next generation of Reece employees and customers. Candidates successfully passing the initial two interview rounds will be required to complete a brief online coding test; please refrain from applying if you are unwilling to undertake the test.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead developer on our NLP based e-commerce search tool.
  • Play an active role in solutioning and developing new digital prototypes.
  • Collaborate within a team environment to transform approved prototypes into production-ready tools.
  • Embrace a "student of the business" mindset, understanding the "why" behind all prototypes and productionized tools.
  • Think creatively and contribute innovative ideas for digital tools, enhancing both customer and team member experiences.
  • Write clean, modular, high-quality, high-performance, and maintainable code.
  • Mentor and develop less experience python developers to play an active role in search improvements and maintenance.

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Typscript
  • React
  • Docker
  • Lambda
  • AWS
  • EC2
  • Elasticsearch
  • Redis


  • Prior experience in e-commerce, parts of speech tagging, and elastic search preferred.
  • 3-7 years in professional software engineering or data science, specifically leveraging Python for the development of AI-driven/related tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or similar technical disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and architectural patterns.
  • Experience in developing practical applications rather than solely focusing on research and development.
  • Experience with cloud platforms.
  • Strong English communication skills.

**To be considered for this role, you must already be living in the DFW area.

All About You

  • You “get it” – when the “what” and “why” of projects are presented, the “how” is quickly obvious.
  • Prioritize MVP first, with the ability to thrive in a startup-style, fast-paced team.
  • Inclination towards identifying the simplest tech solutions for complex problems.
  • Motivated to tackle challenging real-world problems without obvious prior solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a passion for collaboration and teamwork, coupled with the ability to articulate technical vision to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Enthusiasm for delving into new technologies and quickly adapting to them.
  • Measure personal success by the success of your team.
  • Bias for action – self-starter, taking the lead without waiting for others.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Fun, upbeat personality with a sense of humor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. degree in Computer Science or related advanced degree preferred.
  • Previous startup experience.
  • Examples of projects led from start to finish as the lead Python developer.
  • Experience as a lead data scientist working on AI initiatives.
  • Understanding of automation and its optimization for business needs.
  • Exposure to big data and analytics would be advantageous.
  • Experience working in globally disbursed teams.
  • Bonus points for showing examples of projects you led that solved real-world problems (big or small!).

Following is a list of physical and mental requirements identified as necessary to achieve the essential functions of this role:

  • Attendance – Ability to maintain the scheduled days and hours, including onsite presence at the assigned location as specified.
  • Physical Capacities – Lift up to 25 pounds on occasion, sitting and standing for extended periods.
  • Operation of Office Equipment — Job requires operation of equipment common to office settings, including computers, copiers, and other office equipment, including Near Vision, Manual Dexterity, and working in proximity to equipment.
  • Oral Communication Skills – Speaking, Speech Clarity, and Speech Recognition.
  • Written Communication Skills – Writing, Reading and Written Comprehension, and Written Expression.
  • Mental Capacities – Achievement/Effort, Active Listening, Adaptability/Flexibility, Analytical Thinking, Attention to Detail, Category Flexibility, Concern for Others, Cooperation and Coordination, Critical Thinking, Deductive Reasoning, Dependability, Independence, Inductive Reasoning, Information Ordering, Initiative, Innovation, Maintenance of Relationships, Integrity, Oral Comprehension and Expression, Problem Sensitivity, Selective Attention, Self-Control, Service Orientation, Social Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Stress Tolerance, Support, and Time Management. 

Our commitment to excellent customer service is just part of our story.  We’re also dedicated to supporting our most valuable asset, our associates! One of the ways we do this is by offering a variety of high-quality benefits for our associates and their families.

All full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts

  • Company-paid Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – plus paid holidays

  • Parental Leave

Voluntary benefits:

  • Vision

  • Long-term Disability

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional Voluntary Benefits through Corestream

We're an equal opportunity employer and we welcome diversity and inclusion! Reece USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer— Employer Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, and any other status protected by law.

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