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Senior Python Django Software Engineer, 110k to 150k base, bonus, options

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Boston, MA
$110,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 06, 2019
Job ID
Senior Python Django Software Engineer, 110k to 150k base, bonus, options
Compensation commensurate with experience, 2 resources required, one senior/principal
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, refugee, asylum, or lawful permanent resident.
Our start-up client needs someone with experience as a Senior Software Engineer or Engineering Lead in an agile environment working with web-based applications. The skills listed below are those of a full-stack software engineer, with the understanding that each software engineer has his/her own “spikes” or preferred areas.
  • Participate on a decentralized, agile-based software development team. May serve as scrum master or team lead for smaller development groups.
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code, unit-test and document implemented features
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Implementation of server-side models and algorithms
  • Implementation of web service APIs (REST)
  • Implementation of client-side logic, including UX design, HTML layouts and templates, AngularJS logic, and styling
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team
  • Experience in a development role in an agile development environment, preferably with some leadership or management experience with the following computer science technologies: ORM (Object Relational Mapping), modern application frameworks such as Python on Django or Ruby on Rails, Object Oriented Programming, micro-services / loosely coupled applications using multiple data sources and interfaces, functional programming / higher order functions is a plus
  • Experience with modern frontend technologies:  such as AngularJS, JavaScript, Typescript/Coffee Script, HTML5, Sass/Less, responsive design applications (e.g. Material Design), with higher-order functions (e.g. Lodash)
  • Good or proficient understanding of how:  databases work and how to use them efficiently, accessibility and security compliance, user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments, fundamental design principles behind a scalable application, modern development environment tools such as Git (GitHub, Bitbucket) or Mercurial, JIRA or other issue tracking systems, Jenkins or other continuous integration software.
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills, Strong leadership skills, two plusses, familiarity with regulations pertaining to the FDA or other regulatory agencies a plus, experience with cloud-based applications and virtualization is a plus (Docker, EC2, S3)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent field is required, with preference towards master’s degree or higher.
BlueSkyClarity (a Delaware LLC) is a search firm focused on retaining smart, passionate and talented people within the marketing, creative, analytic, product, sales, software engineering and information technology domain disciplines for web-to-consumer, digital agency, consulting, start-up, or iconic brand clients in all industries.

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