Senior Developer (Python AWS Django Postgres)



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Senior Developer (Python AWS Django Postgres)

About Us

Planful is the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software. The Planful platform, which helps businesses drive peak financial performance, is used around the globe to streamline business-wide planning, budgeting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. Planful empowers finance, accounting, and business users to plan confidently, close faster, and report accurately. More than 1,300 customers, including 23andMe, Bose, Boston Red Sox, Five Guys, and Zappos, rely on Planful to accelerate cycle times, increase productivity, and improve accuracy. Planful is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm. Learn more at

About the role

As a Senior Developer specializing in Python, AWS, Django, and PostgreSQL at Planful, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining scalable and reliable software solutions for our Planful for Marketing product line. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative features and functionalities that empower finance professionals to make informed decisions and drive business growth. This role offers an exciting opportunity to leverage your expertise in Python, AWS, Django, and PostgreSQL to contribute to the success of our platform and deliver exceptional value to our customers.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (7+ years) as a software developer, with expertise in Python, AWS, Django, and PostgreSQL.
  • Strong proficiency in Python programming language and Django web framework, with a solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles and design patterns.
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing platforms, particularly AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS, and IAM.
  • In-depth knowledge of PostgreSQL database management system, including database design, optimization, and administration.
  • Experience in developing and integrating RESTful APIs, implementing data models, and handling complex business logic.
  • Familiarity with financial concepts and FP&A processes is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • Collaborate with product management, business analysts, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical specifications and design documents.
  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable and robust software solutions using Python, Django, and PostgreSQL, following best practices and coding standards.
  • Implement new features and functionalities, including financial modeling tools, reporting dashboards, and data visualization components.
  • Optimize performance and reliability of software applications, identifying and resolving bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
  • Integrate third-party APIs and services, ensuring seamless data exchange and interoperability with external systems.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of software components, ensuring high quality and reliability of deliverables.
  • Collaborate with DevOps and infrastructure teams to deploy and manage software applications on AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers, fostering a culture of learning and innovation.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in software development, contributing to the technical growth and advancement of the team.

Why Planful

Planful exists to enrich the world by helping our customers and our people achieve peak performance. To foster the best in class work we’re so proud of, we’ve created a best in class culture, including:

  • 2 Volunteer days, Birthday PTO, and quarterly company Wellness Days
  • 3 months supply of diapers and meal deliveries for the first month of your Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Annual Planful Palooza, our in-person, company-wide culture kickoff
  • Company-wide Mentorship program with Executive sponsorship of CFO and Manager-specific monthly training programs
  • Employee Resource Groups such as Women of Planful, LatinX at Planful, Parents of Planful, and many more. We encourage our teammates to bring their authentic selves to the team, and have full support in creating new ERGs & communities along the way