United States

29 NOV 2018
American Association of Variable Star Observers Cambridge, Massachusetts

Software Programmer -Variable Star Astronomy Membership Organization

The American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) has begun a search for a programmer to help with infrastructure updates and software development.

The AAVSO is an international non-profit organization of variable star observers whose mission is to enable anyone, anywhere, to participate in scientific discovery through variable star astronomy. Its mission is accomplished through the observation and analysis of variable stars, through maintaining a database of variable star observations for access by the astronomical community, through forging strong relations between amateur and professional astronomers, and by promoting scientific research, education and public outreach using variable star data. The AAVSO’s online tools enable its observers to upload/download photometric data, analyze light curves, and plan their observations according to their capabilities. The AAVSO also curates an active database of more than 37 million data points collected by its international community. Therefore, the programmer’s function will be essential for the maintenance and long-term sustainability of our core infrastructure, ensuring a smooth function of our applications.

Examples of specific duties are:
- Maintain AAVSO Django apps and improvements when needed
- Design and develop new Django and Python web applications for AAVSO users and staff

- Assist in configuring and administrating AAVSO databases

 

Specific skills and experience required:
- Knowledge of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP)

- Experience with PHP and Python 2 & 3 programming
- Good working knowledge of Django web programming framework
- Front-end web development experience: HTML, CSS, Javascript
- Strong communication skills

Desired skills include:
- Experience with Drupal web

The starting date for the position is negotiable. The contract postion is for one year, with the possibility of renewals contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

A flexible work schedule and a 35-hour work week are included in the position.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume/CV and salary requirements consolidated in one .pdf file to our email address and please include the words “AAVSO Programmer” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin on Jan 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please. The AAVSO is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.


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31 OCT 2018
The Motley Fool Denver, Colorado

Full-Stack Developer


Full-Stack Developer 

Is your happy place working on Python, HTML, CSS, Databases, JavaScript and Continuous Integration all in one day? Integrating with a half-dozen vendor APIs to quickly build end-to-end solutions? Learning the business so well you can answer questions 
almost as well as the business people? 

Then we’d love to talk to you about developing new sites to help people invest their hard-earned cash more effectively and profitably. 

Our purpose at The Motley Fool is to help people get Smarter, Happier, and Richer.  We educate people on everything from how to choose the best credit card, to how to make the most of their 401(k). The Economist has called The Motley Fool “an ethical oasis” within the financial industry, and we are looking to expand our unique brand of advice to even more kinds of financial conundrums. 

With an online presence reaching way back into the early days of America Online in the nineties, we live and breathe online, and we are always trying to up our website game. We are looking for people with solid hands-on work experience building beautiful, fast, and functional websites. We are a motley crew, and each of us chooses ‘motley’ phrase that describes the unique perspective we bring to the Fool. We love people with opinions formed from broad experience that have the talent to remix them with others in awesome ways. 

Although The Motley Fool is a well-established company, we regularly form small startup teams to build new products independently from the ground up. These teams get lots of love and resources from the mothership, but the freedom to build like mad. 

We’d love to work with you if:

  • You solve problems: You spot issues and inefficiencies from a mile away and aren’t afraid to suggest solutions and then dive in to implement them. You know when to go looking for input from others and are constantly looking for ways to improve our code, processes, and people.
  • You pay attention to detail: Missed details erode accountability, and that hurts when customers are trusting us to manage and invest their hard-earned savings. You actively pull in other team members to review your code and understand the value of testing when necessary.
  • You’re curious and love to learn: Whether it’s the latest technology, how the Foolish business operates, or investing; you have an insatiable appetite for knowledge. And you love to share with your fellow Fools – dropping links in Slack is like breathing for you.
  • You take pride in your work: The thought of a customer seeing a500 error page keeps you up at night. When a member cancels, it brings a tear to your eye. You want to ensure that every customer has a great experience with The Motley Fool because of what you build.

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience developing and deploying websites with Python/Django (we use Wagtail on top of that)
  • Strong ability to debug at all levels of the stack
  • Strong command-line skills
  • Track record of building relationships and consensus with business partners
  • Availability for production support

Additional nice to haves:

  • Finance, investing or FinTech work experience
  • Media or publishing work experience
  • Wagtail
  • C#
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • WCAG AA 2.0
  • CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, etc.)

Sounds like you? Awesome! We might have a bright future together – so go ahead and apply now!

The Motley Fool Holdings, Inc., provides equal opportunity to all individuals on the basis of individual performance and qualification without regard to race, sex, marital status, religion, color, age, national origin, non-job-related handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or other protected factor.

We should, however, make you aware that there is one notable exception to this policy. It is our strict and earnest intention — and the company’s historical record will bear this out — we will never hire any of the following: robots, replicants, or morlocks. Now keep in mind we are well aware that all of the aforementioned have intentions of world domination in the future, but as of now we have no place for them at The Motley Fool … unless the year is 2122 and the revolution has already occurred. If that is the case we welcome our new robot, replicant, or morlock rulers!!! Perhaps we have said too much?

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20 SEP 2018
Blenderbox, Inc. New York, United States

Blenderbox Seeks Seasoned Django/Python Developer

NYC-based digital agency seeks a seasoned Django/Python Developer to join our team. We're looking for a full-time on-site 6 month contract that could transition to a permanent position.

We are a 20 person team working on a variety of web applications large and small. Our stack is typically Django/Python/PostgreSQL/Ubuntu on AWS, with various combinations of ansible, docker, front-end frameworks such as React/Redux, and the usual suite of productivity tools from Slack to basecamp.

A seasoned developer in our book has at least 5 years experience coding in Django, can point us to their portfolio and various contributions to the developer community in a git repo, has code we can review and projects they can point to where they were the lead developer.

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15 AUG 2018
Agfunder Inc San Francisco, California

Django-cms / Wagtail part time remote

This project is part time remote work on a pre-launch django-cms codebase.  It has tests and most models, but needs some finishing work before launch.

Looking for someone who has some experience with django in production.  

Some aws / devops experience, and/or some frontend experience with webpack is a plus. 

Platform is ubuntu / django-cms / postgres / jquery / bootstrap / github / slack

Thanks for your time!


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19 JUL 2018
Digital Haiku Los Angeles, California

Django Developer

We're a small boutique web development shop that works on some interesting projects. 

Looking for an experienced Django developer. Although your location is not important, you must be available to work from 8am to 4pm Los Angeles time. You will be working on various projects. We are flexible with the number of hours, depending on what you can dedicate. 

Here's the techs we work with in our various stacks. You should be good in some of these but it's not necessary to have skills in all of them:

  • Django and Python 2.7/3.x
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Postgres
  • Flutter
  • Docker
  • Ubuntu stacks
  • Git
  • Jira
  • Slack

The ideal candidate will be available for at least 20 hours/week, have at least several years of Django experience and is OK with both greenfield and legacy projects. You will be onboarded one project at a time, but expect to be working on multiple projects as time goes on. We've been using Django since version 0.96 although we don't expect you to know anything before Django 1.8.

This is a long-term freelance position. You can see past projects here: https://digitalhaiku.com/portfolio/


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19 JUN 2018
Berkeley, California

Python/Django/React

We are two buddies building a killer medical app in the San Francisco Bay Area - We're your quintessential bootstrap operation. Our bad-ass software is roughly 80% complete (thanks to our rockstar programmer) with several outstanding Github issues that need to be translated into workable Python/Django/ReactJS codes.

Do you have some awesome skills in this area? We would you like to meet for a quick chat, and if you’re up for it, we’ll donate some funds towards a charity of your choice just for spending some time with us.

Thank you so much for your time!

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15 JUN 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

Back End Developer

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is an interfaculty initiative with the mission to advance the science and practice of humanitarian response worldwide through research and education. Founded in 2005 and based in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, HHI serves as the humanitarian arm of Harvard University and brings an interdisciplinary approach to building the evidence base of humanitarian studies and professionalizing the field of humanitarian aid.

As a core member of our web development staff, the Back End Developer will have a crucial role in implementing new software features under a tight development schedule. The Back End Developer is a member of a small, dynamic, and highly motivated team tasked with design, implementation, quality assurance, and user acceptance testing in a continuous integration process, and will be responsible for building applications that exhibit superior reliability, robustness, and performance.

This is a hands-on web development role, and requires the implementation of a system using Python/Django, Docker, AWS, PostgreSQL (among other platforms) and using best practice continuous integration tools. A successful candidate will possess a broad knowledge of open source development practices. This individual will also thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment, have an interest in the work conducted by HHI (particularly survey work in difficult environments), and have a desire to acquire and apply new skills.

Additional duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Designing, testing, documenting, and implementing new application components within a team of developers
- Independently investigating, identifying and correct defects in existing code bases
- Maintaining Docker configuration, systems administration and code deployment
- Compiling and making minor changes to front-end scripts and stylesheets using tools such as npm and webpack
- Participating in code reviews and revising own code in response to feedback from other developers
- Participating in meetings and other coordination activities with the team

PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term end date of one year from date of hire, with possibility for extension.


PLEASE NOTE: Short-listed candidates may be required to submit a past/existing Python work sample.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or related required
- 3+ years of related work experience required
- Python experience required


PLEASE NOTE: Short-listed candidates may be required to submit a past/existing Python work sample.

Additional Qualifications

- Understanding of Django and its ORM preferred
- Understanding of REST API principles; experience with Django REST Framework preferred
- Working knowledge of Docker as a development environment preferred
- Basic familiarity with PostgreSQL and MongoDB preferred
- Experience ompiling and making minor changes to front-end scripts and stylesheets using tools such as npm and webpack preferred
- Interest in and willingness to learn Linux systems administration preferred
- Experience with humanitarian data collection preferred
- Experience with front-end technologies such as ECMAScript 2015 (ES6), React, Redux, and SCSS preferred
- Familiarity with Node.js and Redis preferred
- Language skill to assist with internationalization preferred
- Experience working with limited supervision preferred
- Experience communicating effectively with non-technical users preferred
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities preferred

Additional Information

Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:

Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!


Job Function

Information Technology

Location

USA - MA - Boston

Department

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Time Status

Full-time

Union

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

056

Pre-Employment Screening

Education, Identity

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/dytf4r7mf9v837bk


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1 MAY 2018
Luminary Labs New York, New York

Python/Django Developer (freelance)

Please note: applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 

Luminary Labs is seeking an experienced Python and Django development expert or team to support the ongoing use and improvement of an existing proprietary software platform, working closely with the CEO and select staff on a contract basis.


About You
You are a tested, nimble developer or a small development team with experience serving a variety of respected clients big and small. You are known for your expertise, responsiveness, reliability, and creative problem solving. You are comfortable making changes to the front and back end of a platform, and can provide expeditious support when issues arise.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Support the continued use of existing proprietary software platform, deploying rapid fixes to issues that arise and building a small number of additional features as needed (estimated 5 - 15 hours per month)
  • Be on call to troubleshoot issues throughout weekdays, as well as available to support the resolution of major problems on weekends during (limited) crucial periods (3 – 5 times per year)
  • Provide backup support to resolve any issues during times when you are not available
  • Attend monthly meetings with Luminary Labs staff and/or CEO, with more frequent communication during times of heavy platform use
  • Identify vulnerabilities and updates to safeguard the security of the platform and maintain compatibility with a variety of browsers

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Preference for a small, highly available independent contractor (local or remote in a similar time zone)
  • Strong familiarity with Django (minimum 2 – 3 years' deep experience) and Python (minimum 4 – 5 years' experience)
  • Ability to make fixes and deploy new features to both front and back end, as well as refresh and improve existing codebase
  • Experience working with 508-compliant, accessible websites and/or platforms helpful but not required
  • UI/UX design expertise (either on staff or as a trusted partner) helpful but not required
  • Product management capabilities helpful but not required

Does this sound like you?
Send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to work (at) luminary-labs (dot) com and specify “Python/Django Developer” in the subject line. In your cover letter, show us three relevant examples of your work for an executive audience. Let us know your availability to begin work and please include your rate.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US. No staffing agencies please.

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Lucidus Solutions, LLC Rockville, Maryland

Senior Python Developer

Lucidus Solutions, LLC ("Lucidus") is an Information Technology company dedicated to the management and support of its clients as a trusted partner and advisor with the resources and expertise to meet their needs. Lucidus has the experience and tools to find simple, practical, creative and innovative solutions to meet the business demands of our clients. The team has developed a reputation for providing exceptional support with an emphasis on excellent customer service.


Send resumes to careers@lucidus.com to apply. This is full time position, only local need to apply


Position Description


The full-time Senior Python Developer will be an integral key member of the team that brings their premium user interfaces experience and expertise to create cutting-edge software solutions. The position is ideal for a talented front-end developer who is interested in working in an exciting growth environment among people passionate about advanced technologies in the fight against cancer.


Position Requirements Education and Experience:


• BS in computer science or related field preferred

It would be a bonus if you had experience in any of these areas:

• REST APIs

• Database query languages

• JavaScript

• Java

• AWS


REQUIRED SKILLS

• 5+ years of Python software development experience

• Computer Science background

• Experience working with NoSQL (preferably Mongo and Dyanmo)

• Strong relational database / SQL

• Full software lifecycle participation

• Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery

• Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills – a passion for root cause analysis and problem resolution

• Enjoy collaborating with motivated people

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21 APR 2018
Fourth Estate Washington, District of Columbia

Python/Django Developer for Human Rights Organization

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp is looking to add a part-time senior Python/Django Developer to help build and expand the web applications we use and depend on.

You will be working directly with the founder, who is currently based in Washington DC or Miami. 

Candidates need to have native proficiency in English as open and clear communication.

You'll be working on solving problems contributing code to the open source projects we use, or anything in between. you will be instrumental in directing architecture decisions to exploring new technologies that might better suit our needs and the needs of our members.

We are not looking for a software development “team”. We are looking for one or maybe two very awesome people to grow with us and help build the next-generation news organization.

The stacks we use are: Python/Django on top of Postgres, Ruby on Postgres/Elasticsearch, and Python/Flask on top of Mongo/Elasticsearch with some other technologies sprinkled in.

The front end is a mix modern web tech, REST APIs, AJAX, and deployed to a variety of services including Linode, Vultr, AWS, bare-metal, and more. We using Git to manage code and GitHub for issues and pull requests.

For more information on the primary applications we use please see:

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide real world solutions to technical challenges.
  • Design, develop, and maintain web-based applications and scalable cloud-based technologies.
  • Solve problems and squash bugs as they arise as we scale and grow our member base.
  • Work to integrate new and existing services and products.

 

Required Skills 

  • Experience writing and shipping code with a modern web application framework (Python, Django, Ruby etc…).
  • Comfort with HTML, HTML5 and all the related tools.
  • Experience with an RDBMS, PostgreSW, Mongo and Elasticsearch prefered.
  • Command of modern web browsers.
  • Experience with version control fundamentals.
  • Understanding of AWS, Linode, and server administration.
  • Comfortable on a command line in a Linux environment, Ubuntu preferred.
  • Experience with non-profits/associations a big plus.
  • Must be able to effectively telecommute
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and healthy sense of humor.
  • You should work and play well with others and be solutions oriented.

 

Contact Method:

If you think this opportunity might be for you please email your resume and a brief cover letter to: employment@fourthestate.email

Please reference 'Python/Django' in the email subject line for your application to be considered.


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