11 FEB 2016
Omni Digital Bristol, United Kingdom

Back-end Django Developer - Full time

Overview

Omni Digital is looking for a confident developer with experience in Python and Django. The start date is immediate, the position offers flexible hours and the opportunity to work from home, and you will be provided with a new computer to use.

The salary will be commensurate with experience, and will be pro-rata.


About Us

We are a mature Digital agency (13 years!) and we build websites and web based applications almost exclusively in Django.

Our clients come from a wide range of sectors, and all expect the very best service from us.

We are committed to only hiring the best people, and in return we offer a flexible working relationship, in a nice office environment, with the usual perks such as away days.

We try not to fall into agency cliches, and we also try and avoid bullsh*t in all our work and our communications. Hence no ‘Ninja rockstar developer’ job title.

But we do have a ping pong table. And are in a industrial-style, open-plan office with a lot of Macs and some fake grass in the corner. Sorry.


About You

You will need to be able to work quickly and proficiently with Django and Python.

You will also be committed to best practices, have good DevOps capabilities, and be able to work as part of a team. A passion for open source technology is essential, and ideally you will have experiencing in open-sourcing your own code.

Although generally you will not be dealing with clients on a day-to-day basis, we do ask that you are able to talk to clients when necessary.

Ideally you will be Bristol / South-West based, but a strong candidate in London will be considered.

You’ll also have your own interests that we’d like you to share with the team. Ideas for our days out, new business venture proposals (no matter what field or industry), improvements to our office, new tech talks, etc - all welcome.


The Work Involved

The role will largely see you focused on back-end development in Python and Django, but you will also have to support the agency’s DevOps setup, and our enterprise search servers (Elastic).

Specifically, the work will involve, but will not be exclusive to:

  • Building sites in Django 
  • Integrating HTML flats prepared by our template designer / frontend developer
  • Continuous integration
  • Testing - unit and function testing, as well as maintenance of our CI server
  • DevOps
  • Any training for new or existing staff in back-end technologies
  • Research and development of new systems


Contact

To apply, please email jobs@omni-digital.co.uk with a one page C.V.

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pebble.it London, United Kingdom

Freelance Django Developer

Description

We are looking for an excellent freelance developer to help us take our bespoke project to the next level. This project will start with a top to bottom analysis and optimisation of existing product code base with specific emphasis on security, error handling, URL patterns/navigation. We would like our successful candidate to lead the development of new product features with guidance from our friendly team. 

The skills you'll need

  • Git
  • 2FA
  • HTML
  • Python
  • Django
  • Javascript
  • Postgresql
  • Amazon RDS

Applying

A cover letter and CV is welcome, however most importantly please provide examples of your code. 

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8 FEB 2016
Five Q United States

Senior Django Developer/Architect

Position Overview

This role requires a technology leader who can demonstrate deep commitment to success and innovation in web development technologies.  

Individuals with a strong architecture and leadership focus on both frontend and backend web development are the ideal candidate. This position requires a full-stack development focus with a strong primary expertise in python and django programming from a senior developer perspective along with various other web technologies as required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical development leadership for Django/Python, javascript development, and hosting infrastructure, with a focus on designing for scalability and performance, especially within back-end web technologies
  • Work with team to design, estimate, develop, and implement solutions in web development that deliver a robust technical infrastructure for clients
  • Responsible for the quality and delivery of our web development best practices, as well as various aspects of the web-framework architecture and technical project components
  • Implement scalable and extensible web technology solutions that are secure and manageable for our clients
  • Review and approve technical designs for projects, including the back-end system, components, code base, database, and cloud/hosting infrastructure, if applicable
  • Provide technical guidance and advise development team members on best practices in development technologies
  • Be willing and able to walk with a client and integrated team of technical and non-technical members through a full Discovery process to determine technical needs, fill gaps in the knowledge of what they need, select technologies to match their needs, and create a technical road-map for project requirements or even large-scale technical infrastructure improvements. 
  • Assist efforts to evaluate, recommend and/or implement technology innovation in our development tools or capabilities where needed
  • Serve as a source of architecture and lead development documentation and standards definition for our technical department
  • Ensure that servers and infrastructure of client websites are secure and well-maintained so that activities related to systems implementation operate seamlessly
  • Communicate effectively with clients and internal partners to identify technology needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required
  • Capable of building sustainable relationships with colleagues and key individuals
  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions
  • Desire to take the initiative, moving projects/ideas forward with clarity
  • Lead development efforts for critical projects where required
  • Meet face-to-face with clients and other partners as required 
  • Some travel may be required for client engagement, conferences and/or training (<10%)

Skills

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant work experience with Django/Python, javascript development, and hosting infrastructure, with a focus on designing for scalability and performance, especially within back-end web technologies.
  • Minimum of 2 years leading technical teams or large web projects from an architecture or lead developer perspective
  • Ability to provide development leadership; mentor talent, and educate an integrate team of technical and non-technical team members on best-practices
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, methods and procedures and adapt them to achievable Internet solutions 
  • Ability to write highly efficient and maintainable code, write documentation, and develop test data
  • Ability to lead complex projects of major significance, reviewing and recommending products or solutions from multiple disciplines as necessary 
  • Ability to integrate with various APIs, such as payment processors and CRMs such as Salesforce
  • Demonstrated ability to develop interactive, database driven web sites for desktops and mobile devices
  • Experience in data modeling techniques and knowledge and applicability of various normal forms.
  • Required expert knowledge and understanding of: Django, Python, HTTP, Javascript/JQuery, AJAX, Amazon Cloud EC2, Linux (Ubuntu, RedHat), Nginx, Apache
  • Required expert knowledge and understanding of: MySQL, PostgreSQL or a similar backend database technology
  • Desired working knowledge of other web-based technologies: HTML5, and CSS3
  • Desired knowledge of: Live Video Streaming Services (Wowza, Amazon CloudFront, etc), Agile development environment, DevOps (Fabric, Ansible, etc), automated build and/or unit testing and integration systems (Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.)

Character 

  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a remote environment of a home office; be self-motivated and willing to be held accountable for your time
  • Be trustworthy, transparent, and demonstrate integrity in all that you do
  • Be a leader with a teacher's heart and a learner with a teachable spirit
  • Be committed to excellence in your work, character, and spirit
  • Be willing to take humble initiative, being fully assertive yet fully collaborative in a team structure
  • Be a consistent and dedicated contributor to the growth of Five Q

About Five Q

Five Q is a full-service web development and interactive marketing agency that partners with non-profits and ministries to help them multiply their impact. Our team of highly-motivated professionals bring a wealth of expertise in Internet development and communications, with years of experience in developing and producing solutions in website strategy, design, programming, search engine optimization, content management, e-commerce, online donations, social media, mobile technologies, and growing industry trends. Some of our current partners are Joni and Friends, Ligonier Ministries, Revive Our Hearts, Moody Radio, and The Bowery Mission.  Learn more about us at www.fiveq.com

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28 JAN 2016
LibrIT Paris, France

Remote Django application developpement

Hey,

we are looking for a django developper for few days. We need someone with a real experience on django and some references.

The mission is to developp a web application to supervise technical equipements (servers, boards, connected objectcs...). The developpement include either the equipement data gathering (quite easy) and the web interface.

If the first milestone si achieved you'll be certainly have other developpents/addons contracts. We can work with almost any country.


If you interessed, as an independant, please contact us with references, prices/days, project methods and communications tools you are using.If the three fill our requirements, we will send you the detailled infos to have some idea of the global price and delay.

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26 JAN 2016
Club Connect UK London, United Kingdom

Full Stack Web Application Developer

Club Connect, an entrepreneurial software company, is seeking a full stack web application developer to help develop the web application that integrates with the existing and already published mobile app. You’ll be accountable for influencing architecture decisions, development and maintenance of our web application.

Club Connect is a night club events promotional platform that provides a full listings of event as well as providing an integrated management tool for clubs and promoters to manage their teams.

Club Connect is an exciting start up with its founders having huge experience in event promotions as well as strong links with a number of universities, a strong student database and a large number of important Club industry contacts. This is a great opportunity to join at a pivotal point in our evolution and reap the benefits that a startup has to offer!
 

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the full application stack
  • Develop, test, and maintain robust, scalable, high-quality software for our technology platform and full suite of products
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of software development best practices in the areas of coding tools, languages and APIs, as well as software design and development processes
  • Solve difficult problems while continuously learning and improving
  • Work closely with a team, including non-developers and a technical architect, in a fluid environment with evolving requirements
  • Be proud of every line of code that you lay down
  • Estimate work efforts so that they can be prioritized
  • Challenge the status-quo

Skills/Experience

  • 2+ years experience in modern full stack web application development
  • 1+ years experience with AngularJS
  • 2+ years experience writing clean and concise Python
  • Strong experience in the Python framework django
  • Experience with design and interacting with relational databases, postgres or mysql
  • Familiarity with Git or Other Code Revisioning Systems
  • Taste for simplicity and elegance in technical design and implementation as well as an appreciation for test driven development and building software the right way
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)
  • Strict Attention to Detail
  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent Street Cred
  • Desire to Work in a Fast-Paced, Start-up Environment Where Opportunities and Challenges Are Great.
  • A Strong Work Ethic, Sense of Humor (Even Bad Humor) and Collaborative Spirit

Compensation

Above average compensation based on experience with equity
Local candidates preferred but not required

 

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20 JAN 2016
SweetProcess Gaithersburg, Maryland

Front End Web Developer - Django

DESCRIPTION


About the Role:
  • On a daily basis, you will be working with our CTO to build front-end (user interfaces) for new features we launch in our business process management software.
  • You’ll plan, architect, integrate, and develop back-end features using the Django framework.
  • You’ll link front-end logic to our back-end APIs in support of new features and products.
  • You'll get involved in lots of different areas especially if it is your goal to become a Full Stack Web Developer.
  • You'll work on improving existing code and assist in fixing bugs so you can learn our code base and eventually be responsible for building out new features in our software.
  • You’ll continuously improve our technical stack and processes.
  • You’ll maintain existing tools and infrastructure as necessary.
  • You will write automated test suites and participate in usability testing.
  • Work with the CTO, CEO and designers to define the scope of each new feature / product


Here are some specific and exciting projects you will be working on once you are hired:
  • A full history system, with rollback and diffs for changes customers make to their data
  • Incoming email parsing for reply by email communication directly between customers
  • API design and development for eventual iOS/Android roll-out


Tools We Use:
  • Django
  • Backbone.js
  • Git
  • Ubuntu
  • Nagios
  • Nginx


REQUIREMENTS


About You:
  • You are interested in a ground-floor role with a growing startup with real traction, revenue and customers.
  • You thrive in an entrepreneurial results-focused and fast paced startup environment.
  • You can be your own QA team, carefully reviewing both your own and other team member’s code.
  • You can take loose requirements, figure out what needs to be done, and make it happen.
  • You play nicely with others and want to be surrounded by a top-notch team. You work well with other engineers, designers and those from other teams.
  • You love writing quality software that helps people solve real problems.
  • You love building meaningful products that are simple to use and deliver a great end-user experience.
  • Your code is always pleasing for other engineers to read and understand easily.
  • You are very organized and have great communication skills; both written and face-to-face.
  • You’re a great developer who wants to get even better, you have a passion for learning new technologies and possess the ingenuity to leverage all available tools and resources.


Technical Requirements:
  • At least 3 years of experience developing and deploying web sites and applications.
  • Experience with Django.
  • Excellent front-end web development skills (Experience in Javascript, hand-coding HTML and CSS, Experience with MV* Javascript frameworks such as Backbone.js or Angular.js).
  • Experience setting up and managing Linux production servers.
  • Some experience with DevOps practices and platforms.
  • Experience with automated unit/regression testing.
  • Experience with versioning systems such as git.

Who You'll Work With:
  • Jervis Whitley, CTO and Co-Founder – Jervis is the lead engineer and is very involved in the planning, documentation and implementation of the project you’ll be working on. You’ll report directly to him.
  • Owen McGab Enaohwo, CEO and Co-Founder – Owen is responsible for making sure you have a great experience working with us if you are hired.

About Us and Our Mission:

SweetProcess has over 600 customers and we are proudly funded by the revenue we generate from our rapidly growing customer-base.

The business process management industry is broken. Nearly every tool on the market is a nightmare to use, impossible to learn, and expensive to implement!

We are changing the way companies scale and systematize their business operations because we have created a simple to use online software for managing their business processes, tasks and workflows.

Our software platform makes it really easy for our customers to document procedures and processes for repetitive tasks, assign tasks to employees and track the progress of each task instance until completion.

Most of all, we give our customers the peace of mind to know that their employees will get tasks done predictably and successfully without their constant involvement!


BENEFITS


Benefits and Why You Should Join Us:
  • Competitive Salary ($70K - $120K)
  • Equity (0.1% - 1.0%) – Joining SweetProcess means you are entrusted to own part of the company.
  • Complete Transparency – Everyone has full access to key business metrics and financial information about the company.
  • Work from Home – You get to work from home 2 days of the week.
  • Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you.
  • You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology.
  • Getting in on the ground floor of an industry changing company.
  • Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills.
  • Annual Company Retreats – Join us on our annual international company retreats.
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19 JAN 2016
Sandals Software United States

Freelance Django & Full Stack Engineer

I am looking for an excellent freelancer to help maintain and improve client sites. The right person would be able to suggest and implement technical improvements, have excellent spoken and written communication, and is interested in diving into new technologies and helping other businesses grow through technology.

About the business

Sandals Software is a Django consultancy. We help customers grow their business through technology, and our toolset is everything around the Django ecosystem. As a full stack engineer, you will be helping customers with every aspect of their site development and setup - from suggesting ways they can improve their business using technology, to implementing the latest technologies to help them do it.

Our customers are generally small to mid size businesses who need more than a basic site, but don't want to maintain a full development team. We provide the technical expertise to grow their business, and provide the best technology platforms to enable their success.

Work environment

We are an office-less company - everyone works remote, and at their own pace and schedule. As long as you are willing to occasionally meet over skype or hang outs, and are self directed, you can be successful.

Skill Requirements

  • 2+ years of Python & Django
  • 1+ years JavaScript
  • 1+ years Database knowledge, Postgres preferred. 
  • General sysadmin and deployment skills (You don't mind diving into Nginx or Apache configs on occasion, for example)
  • familiarity with Git
  • An inner drive to be the best engineer you can be
  • An interest in business, and helping others improve
  • Top notch communication skills
  • Great leadership skills
  • Self directed, and self motivated.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)

Other things to know

  • I am looking for an average of 10 hours per week. If things work well, this could grow if you so desire. 
  • You can work from anywhere - any country, any timezone, as long as you are flexible in meeting times.
  • Work is initially for a single client who needs significant work on a large codebase.
  • I like to have a weekly touchpoint (often over text chat). with weekly or bi-weekly production deployments of features and fixes.

To Apply:

Please send me the following information to be considered:

  • Information about yourself: projects you have completed, and your background in programming.
  • Links or files of at least one project you are proud of
  • Your expected hourly rate
  • Any information you think I would find helpful!
  • If you are part of an agency or an independent freelancer.
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Catchafire New York, New York

Senior Django Engineer

Job Description:

Catchafire is looking for a passionate, highly skilled, senior python engineer, with a social conscience, to work on world-changing software. Lots of companies claim they are trying to change the world for the better. The difference is this: we mean it, and we're doing it.

Our engineers live in several countries around the world and we promote a remote-first work culture even for those of us who are local.

Responsibilities

  • Engaging in all aspects of software development, including architecture, documentation, unit testing, and deployment using Python and the Django framework
  • Writing Django templates, JavaScript, and basic HTML and CSS
  • Working with internal sales, community, operations, product team and executive staff to review and implement ideas
  • Website systems administration and optimization on Ubuntu servers
  • Providing leadership to and mentoring other technology team members

Requirements

Key Skills:

  • 5+ years experience coding in Python
  • 5+ years experience using the Django (or similar) web framework
  • 5+ years SQL coding experience
  • 3+ years experience coding JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience scaling and administering full web application stacks
  • Eagerness to learn and work at all levels of responsibility
  • Working knowledge of source code control and unit testing

Valuable Experience:

  • Experience working in the social good sector
  • Project leadership and management duties
  • Experience scaling with MySQL and/or Django
  • Experience using the Fabric for devops tasks
  • Experience with Experience with nginx, gunicorn, caching systems
  • If you're truly awesome, and have some characteristic that you believe will compensate for lacking one of the key skills, just explain it in your submission

About the company

Catchafire matches professionals who want to give their skills to nonprofits and social enterprises that need their help. Catchafire pro bono professionals have donated many thousands of hours to provide over 20 million dollars in services to social good organizations. You'll help us continue to scale so that we can touch the lives of more and more talented professionals by enabling them to give to social good organizations in need.

Contact Info:

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18 JAN 2016
Potato London, United Kingdom

Django Developer

We're looking for developers to join us in our office in central London, developing web tools and apps for huge audiences. Our clients include Google, YouTube, Skype, PayPal and other agencies such as BBH and Mother.

This role will see you working as part of a friendly, expert team. The workload will sometimes be hectic, but the atmosphere is cheerful and proactive. We want to put you in a position to write and deploy the best code that you can.

There are plenty of technical acronyms in here, but fundamentally we're looking for intelligent people who have an eagerness to learn new things, and the communication skills to be able to explain them to humans such as project managers and our clients.

As well as the technical knowledge, we need people that get it - people who can figure things out by themselves but know when to yell for help. Cutting down and simplifying complex problems with interfaces which make them appear straightforward.


We like to see proven abilities in...
  • Python & Django
  • Using Git (or any DVCS) to manage parallel development on a large codebase
  • Use of PaaS, such as Google App Engine, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or Windows Azure
  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript


We also like talking to people who enjoy...
  • POSH (Plain Old Semantic HTML)
  • Development & consumption of HTTP APIs
  • Internationalisation
  • JavaScript frameworks & libraries such as AngularJS or Backbone.js
  • Google Apps & APIs
  • Scaling applications across distributed machines
  • noSQL & SQL databases

In return you'll get...
  • Free lunch, drinks and snacks
  • A fun and supportive, developer-focussed working environment

Applying
Feel free to apply with a cover letter and CV, but what we would really like to see is some code you've written. A GitHub or Bitbucket URL is ideal. Please let us know whether a freelance or fulltime position is preferable, too.

If we like what we see we'll get back to you quickly to arrange to have a cup of tea and a chat.

https://p.ota.to/jobs/django-developer-london/


Agencies
Please don't call. If (one day) we need you, we'll be in touch.
We will not engage with cold-calling or emailing agencies in any way.
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7 JAN 2016
Wildfish United Kingdom

Remote Full Stack Django Developer at Wildfish

Wildfish - http://wildfish.com

We're a London based consultancy specialising in building web apps for startups using Django.

We're looking for a full stack Django developer to join the team.

We all work remotely via Slack. It would be a bonus if you're within meeting distance of London but otherwise we're happy with someone who can set their working day to match UK time.

Some of the skills which would be useful:

  • Python / Django
  • HTML / CSS / Javascript
  • React (plus npm, browserify and associated JS tooling)
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • PostgreSQL, Redis, Nginx, Elasticsearch
  • Ubuntu Linux Server Administration
  • Testing / TDD
  • Docker
  • AWS / Ansible / Terraform

We've also recently finished a couple of projects in React Native, so any interest or experience in that would be a bonus.

You'll be working autonomously a fair bit, so it's important that you're the sort of person who has attention to detail and can read requirements carefully.

Please email work@wildfish.com, including 3 of your favourite Django apps and the salary or rate you're looking for.

We're also recruiting for a Technical Lead. Please see other post on Django Gigs.

Thanks!

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