Sr Application Developer

Job Description

No. 2006 – Senior Application Developer

Location: Remote

Mode: Temp to Hire – there is an FTE need count (manager “may ” consider direct hire, but prefers contract to hire)

Hourly Pay Rate: $70/hour

This position has been vacant for a while and they are ready to fill the role with an FTE, contract-to-hire scenario, and may consider a direct placement scenario for candidates demonstrating exceptional skills and professionalism.

Team: the team consists of 7 people: Director, Data Analyst, Salesforce Developer, Enrollment Systems Administrator, Integrations Manager, WordPress Content Manager, and this position, Senior Applications Developer.

Profile: Hiring manager seeks a strong full-stack developer with expert-level Python and Django development skills.

Experience with Django is an absolute requirement.

The role will maintain existing code, and will be imperative to the redesign andvelopment of a new version of its web platform.

Candidates must have demonstrated expertise using python and Django to develop innovative solutions, with proven skills in the design/architecture, development, configuration, and administration of dynamic, data-driven python/Django applications, and strong knowledge of best-practices for Django application design and development.


Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field and a minimum of 5 years of related technical experience.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer developing mobile-responsive web applications using python and Django

Minimum of 2+ years of hands-on experience with the following technologies:

Coding: Python, Django, Apache, WSGI, HTML, CSS, and jQuery / JavaScript. Python/Django experience should include features such as storages, registration, auth, admin, migrations, virtualenv, and pip

Database: MySQL and NoSQ

Experience designing, building, and maintaining API platforms (REST or web services)

Demonstrated experience with test-driven development frameworks and code-deployment best practices and technologies

Experience with Linux system administration, and basic Apache webserver configuration

Experience working in an agile environment (daily standups, accountability for own tasks, talking to a business owner)

Experience shipping production-quality code

Experience with federated authentication (OAuth or SAML)

Fluent with industry-standard software products, with the ability to rapidly acquire skills in new products as needed

Proficient with Subversion and/or Git

Ability to independently organize work, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple and changing priorities.

Strong service orientation with a keen attention to detail

Preferred qualifications

Experience working within academia or an educational technology setting is a plus

Kathy DiBari

Lenmar Consulting

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