6 JUN 2014

Python/Django Developer (Remote)

Unhaggle.com is looking for a Python developer with experience with web application development.

This is a full-time contract position. We are looking for developers who will be working from home and ideally to work with us on a long-term basis. You will be working remotely and we accept applications from candidates anywhere in the world.

Our management team is based in Toronto, Canada. Selected candidates will be asked to work as much as possible in Toronto Time / EST Time (GMT -4).

We use GitHub to manage tasks and code reviews. Basecamp is used sometimes for general project management. 

You will be primarily involved in three different projects:

  • Our web portal unhaggle.com
  • REST APIs, for integration with different partners

  • An internal and innovative web application we built for industry clients

Additional information:

  • All projects are written in Python and Django. The scope will usually include front-end (CSS/Javascript and AJAX/XHTML) and back-end (Django, Python, PostgreSQL and general server software).

  • We take quality seriously and you should expect to be involved in well written code bases following standards such as PEP-8 and good software engineering practices.


  • Strong hands on experience with Python, experience with Django is important, but we might still be willing to consider candidates with strong Python skills and none or little knowledge with Django.
  • Strong web development experience: we expect that you know XHTML, CSS and Javascript well. Hands on experience with jQuery is a big plus
  • Track record of delivering completed projects, preferably web-based
  • Good SQL knowledge and databases, PostgreSQL is a plus
  • You should be very familiar with Linux (we use Ubuntu) and working directly on a server through SSH when required
  • Experience using version control software, Git is a plus
  • Understanding of code best practices and standards. We also expect that you follow PEP-8 style guide and use tools like Pyflakes and Pylint very often
  • Easy-going personality. You will actively participate in design discussions and code review

Please send your application with the following additional information:

  • Your expected hourly rate
  • Any important details about your availability that we should be aware of. Note that this is a full-time position (8 hours per day / 40 hours per week).
  • Any small sample of Python code that you have written and are really proud of [OR] any links to accounts such as github, google code, bitbucket or stackoverflow would be great too.
  • A list of some projects that you have previously been involved in and that are currently online

Selected candidates will be contacted for a technical phone interview + coding interview.

We thank all candidates for taking the time to apply, but only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 

No relocation available, we are a distributed team.

Please send cover letter and resume to:  djangogigs.careers@unhaggle.com

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