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The need for experienced python developers is on the rise. An increasing number of organizations are expanding their IT departments to keep pace in an ever-changing and more technical business environment. For many companies in Canada, this means hiring a Python developer to support their IT team.

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all about python developer jobs

Python is a general purpose programming language that is used for a variety of applications. In fact, many companies use it in some way for their web services or digital operations.

If you have experience with Python or other programming languages, contact Randstad Canada today. We can help you find a great job that matches your skills.

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what python developer jobs entail

Python developers typically work full time in an office setting. You will be part of the technology team and work closely with other programming and IT professionals.  Overtime hours are possible, especially for troubleshooting coding issues or to meet project deadlines. 

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average python developer salaries

Python developers have a specialized skill set and are paid accordingly. The average annual salary for Python developers working in Canada is about $100,000. This works out to approximately $50 per hour. Entry level positions for Python developers start at about $70,000. With a number of years’ experience in the industry, you can expect to make up to $140,000.

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your day to day tasks

One of the things that makes Python a unique programming language is that it can be used for many different applications. It can be used for web development, data analysis, automating tasks, and many other purposes. Tasks on a Python developer job description can include:

  • website development
  • writing, testing, and updating code
  • designing web applications
  • integrating data storage solutions
  • implementing data protection and security solutions
  • working with the IT team to troubleshoot issues
  • reporting on coding issues
  • working on special IT projects
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where you can work

Python developers are in high demand by many different organizations. Python developers work for large corporations, government agencies, and small and medium size businesses. They also work for IT consulting companies. Positions are found in cities across Canada and commonly in the Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and other cities with a large IT presence.

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what you bring to the table

Python developers need more than coding skills to be successful. In addition to skill coding with Python, here are some of the skills companies look for in Python developer candidates:

  • experience with HTML, SQL, Java, CSS, and .NET
  • PyQt for graphical interfaces
  • Django
  • Fortran F2PY interface generator
  • strong knowledge of security and accessibility compliance
  • knowledge of design principles
  • ability to work in a team 
  • problem solving skills
  • strong analytical mindset

training and certifications

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or a related degree. Specific courses and training programs related to Python is an asset. Many companies require candidates to have industry experience. Computer programming certification in other programming languages is also desirable.

where your career is headed

Since Python is a diverse programming language that can be used for a variety of purposes, there are a number of career paths for experienced Python developers to explore. You can find positions in computer software design, web development, database administration, and many other coding related fields.

Are you a Python developer? Looking to get your career started as a Python developer? Contact Randstad Canada today to gain access to the top Python developer jobs in Canada.

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