Overview

Remote, US Based Applicants Only, United States

We are looking for someone who can fill a key role in our development process, providing development of our server-side and client-side features at both Draft2Digital and Books2Read. This will include document conversion, eBook and print book generation, and metadata distribution to third parties, and developing new features for our websites.

The position will call for development using the Django framework and will require excellent Python development skills. This also includes client-side development using JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and React/Redux.

Additionally, the ideal candidate would also have advanced DB knowledge, specifically PostgreSQL as well as experience with Celery or another task manager. Past experience developing RESTful APIs (including Django Rest Framework) is also a plus. You will be working on a small team and will be expected to manage your time effectively without strong oversight but with regular contact from the CTO and Project Manager as needed.

DUTIES

Implement new features as we continue to grow and change as a company

Support the generation of xml feeds of our book catalog to enable distribution to third parties

Writing performant code

Writing migrations to keep systems up to date to ensure continuity

Management of small dev team for company project initiatives

Work with Product Owners to turn ideas into actionable items

Establish clarity on design and implementation needs

Advocate for development best practices and understanding broader code base ramifications

Responsible for some reviewing of code and implementation strategies

Work with System Administrators on deployments as needed

SKILLS

  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent understanding and skill with the Python programming language
  • Django (or Flask/Rails)
  • Postgres SQL/Relational DBs
  • REST APIs
  • JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Front end framework experience with React/Angular or equivalent
  • Unit testing

EXEPRIENCE

  • 7+ years professional development experience with at least 4 of those as a full stack developer
  • Comfortable working in a mixed operating system environment
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

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