UChicago Impact LLC : Senior Python Web Developer

Posted by | July 16, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Chicago, IL

URL: http://uchicagoimpact.org/

We’re looking for a self-directed, self-motivated individual who can
wear many hats, both in individual contribution and in coordination, to join the
tech team of an education sector start-up affiliated with the University of
Chicago.   At UChicago Impact, we build and scale
solutions to the challenges faced by school districts across the country. Our
new team member would join a successful growing organization (15 staffers) already
improving schools in 19 states and 33 cities.
UChicago Impact offers a generous benefit (medical, dental, vision)
packet, a flexible paid time off policy and a 4% dollar-for-dollar 403b employer
As a senior Python web engineer you will be developing our educational
services platform for our organization, creating web services, business logic,
data model, architecture, caching and performance strategy; whatever it takes
to create, expand, enhance, and support our educational platform.
Strong architectural chops: 5+ years
building secure, scalable, stable and manageable web applications in python
using Django framework.
3+ years developing against Mysql with
serious chops in query and data model optimization and some DB tuning
experience a plus.
3+ years developing on Linux utilizing
a standard web services framework (apache).
Strong experience in Object Oriented
design patterns.
 Some startup experience
Potential Candidates should have
strong working experience with all tiers of application development.
Excellent verbal and written
communication skills highly preferred.
Technical requirements:
3+ years in Python programming
Some experience in using DJango
framework preferred.
3+ years using MySql
Experience using Shell command
Experience in javascript / ajax and/or
mobile development
Experience in deep AWS integration
Contribution to an open source project
Knowledge of the strength and
limitations of Agile development

To apply: Apply here: http://uchicagoimpact.simplicant.com/job/board

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