Python/Backend Developer opportunity in NYC

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Python/Backend Developer opportunity in NYC

Postby iahn » Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:13 pm


I have an opportunity with our direct client located in NYC. They are a well funded start-up in the data field experiencing rapid growth. They are looking for a Python/Backend Engineer to help design, build, and scale the service-oriented infrastructure of their clients. Our client's platform ingests, manages, and processes the services that power the world's largest public data repository. Please review the job description below. If interested, please email your resume and contact information to: and reference Job #3112. Thank you!

Python/Backend Engineer

As a Backend Engineer, you’ll be involved in designing, building, and scaling our service¬-oriented infrastructure. Our platform ingests, manages, and processes the services that power the world’s largest public¬-data repository to empower our clients with capabilities to drive data¬-driven decision making by linking both public and private data.

The ideal candidate:
You are passionate about researching distributed systems technologies and stay up¬-to¬-date on the state¬-of¬-the¬-art. You enjoy developing software in an iterative, customer¬-driven way. You take pride in your craft, and place emphasis on design and enjoy building scalable, reliable, data¬-driven software. You’re excited about data’s impact on the world and you are curious, generous and can hustle in a rapidly growing environment.

The role:
You will have the chance to grow quickly within our rapidly expanding company. Your role may evolve as we do, but you don’t fear change; instead, you see opportunity. Strong communication skills are a must, as you will be required to work in a highly collaborative setting. All our engineers share a curiosity about the breadth and scope of problems that data can solve (both for individuals and organizations) and a commitment to building a platform that answers those questions. These are ambitious goals, and Engineering is going to solve them. Want to help?

Qualities we value:
● Can demonstrate competence in one or more of {Python, Go, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Ruby}
● Has exposure to or experience building distributed systems
● Writes comprehensible, maintainable code
● Understands the value of testing and documentation
● Is comfortable developing in/for Linux (regardless of distro)
● Can build RESTful services that are actually RESTful (without going full HATEOAS, because that's crazy town; sorry Dr. Fielding)
● Is motivated by working on hard problems with smart people
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