Lead Python Engineer

NeoHire South - Los Angeles, CA

Experienced software developer with track record of success on larger development tasks and projects


  • Writes code
  • Performs unit testing and integration testing of own code
  • Performs variety of development tasks across any tier of an enterprise application
  • Provides lead with status updates, updating task management system
  • Follows standards set by team lead and/or architect
  • Participates in scrum calls
  • Takes direction from their PM/Lead Developer
  • Estimates tasks and levels of effort based on requirements
  • Works on larger, more complex tasks than Junior Developer
  • Serves as technical resource on calls
  • Fills in for lead developer as needed
  • Mentors less experienced staff when necessary
  • Provides technical suggestions for problems
  • Keeps current on technologies


  • 3+ years working with Python
  • 3+ years experience with Python web frameworks (Django required; flask/turbo gears/web2py nice to have)
  • 3+ years working with open-source relational database systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with search tools such as Solr and Elasticsearch
  • Feels comfortable and has experience working in a Linux environment (ubuntu preferred)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to accurately estimate work
  • Commitment to provide quality completed deliverables with well-factored, maintainable code
  • Experience with VCS (git, hg or svn)

Nice To Have

  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Experience with NoSql databases such as MongoDB
  • Experience building and designing REST-based web services using JSON
  • Experience with search tools such as Solr and Elasticsearch
  • Experience with development operations (configuration and installation of apache/nginx/memcached/varnish, etc)
  • Experience with AWS (EC2, RDS)
  • Experience with bootstrap and/or foundation
  • Experience using javascript frameworks (jQuery, angular, backbone)

Posted On: Thursday, January 26, 2017

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