Tech Lead - Platform / Django
What started as a platform to connect the greatest freelancers with a handful of forward-thinking companies is now changing how the creative and tech industry resource their business and manage their workforce. We are creating an end-to-end solution for the industry. One that enables forward thinking businesses to unlock the true potential of freelance.
We are looking for an experienced tech lead in Python/Django to lead the core platform team.
The product team is currently 12 strong and growing. You will be working alongside experienced Django and front-end developers, together with UX and design. Priorities are set on a continuous basis, and we follow a Kanban-like process (using Trello).
We value independence and you will be given a lot of autonomy; our ultimate measure is a consistent, high-quality output, which we measure through code reviews and daily stand-ups.
- Technical lead for platform development - python / django
- Taking ownership of particular features during key phases of development
- Ongoing development and maintenance of YJ codebase
- Work closely with the UX and design team
- Participate in code reviews
- Maintain best practices
- Contribute to YJ’s open source projects
Skills / Experience:
- Experience working with a large existing Django codebase
- Experience of test-driven development
- Experience working on a full application (+ 12months)
- Excellent Python (2.x and ideally 3.x) and Django (1.8+)
Bonus points for:
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