No. 2006 – Senior Application Developer
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:
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
Experience working within academia or an educational technology setting is a plus