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Senior Django Developer

Posted by LeafLink on Wed, 17 Feb 2016
Contract type: permanent. Location: New York City

Contact

Name: LeafLink
Phone: 720-507-6919

Django Engineer

Overview

We currently have an MVP of our platform which we’ve built in house and are piloting. As we come out of the pilot with a better understanding of the ideal user experience, we are looking to hire the company’s first full time engineer after proving themselves a good fit in a contract role.

Our mission is to legitimize and standardize an industry that presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity in a proven market. Join us and help build a successful company and team of engineers.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years working in a fast paced software environment as an engineer
  • 4+ years working directly with Django and Python
  • 2+ years working with AWS and similar cloud computing services
  • 2+ years working with PostgreSQL
  • 1+ years working with Celery or similar queue systems
  • 1+ years working with Elasticsearch or similar technology
  • 1+ years working with AngularJS and client side web application development
  • Proven track record for quality code which has proper test coverage and documentation
  • You should be comfortable and embrace working in an agile / sprint based environment
  • Comfortable in a Linux (Ubuntu) environment
  • Familiar with basic security and infrastructure design

Experience With:

  • Nginx and wsgi environments
  • RESTful API development
  • Automated deployment and configuration tools

Pluses:

  • You are not a designer but have an eye for user experience and can do slight modifications to CSS
  • Strong production infrastructure experience: backups, load balancing, etc.
  • You have personal interest in the Cannabis Industry and are familiar with elements of compliancy.
  • You have worked in a startup environment
  • Excited by interacting directly with clients to understand their needs and gather requirements.
  • Lead or contribute to open source software projects

To Apply:

Please send an email to jobs@leaflink.com. We look forward to connecting and discussing the opportunity in greater detail.