Remote Python Django Engineer

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  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website Insight Global

This position can sit remotely in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Montana, Iowa, Indiana, Utah or Texas1-on-1 mentorship, training and advice to help users land their next job. Pay only if you succeed in getting hired and start work at a high-paying job first.

Our client is an award-winning EdTech company and one of the nations fastest-growing companies focused on making learning content more affordable and accessibleAd:

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They are seeking a Senior Python Django Engineer responsible for delivering software that executes on product vision and business scalability The individual will need a strong understanding of interoperability, have the ability to read specs and turn them into functional code to expand features and functionalities, work with API development, Git or GitHub for repositories, and use JIRA for their delivery boardAd:

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The environment is extremely collaborative and the organization is growing significantly so there is a lot of opportunity for growth

Duties & Responsibilities:

Build and enhance functionality critical to the success of the business

Work as a team to deconstruct and tackle stories

Provide an expert-level technical leadership to the individual contributors

Serve as an SME for the technologies such as Python and Django

Help lead the technical work estimates and work breakdown

Take part in code reviews and Pool Requests

Take on stories and drive them to completion with little to no oversight

Advocate for paying down technical debt and use development approaches that minimize the growth of new technical debt

Coach junior members of your team in software development best practices, architecture, technology and process

Engage in the Agile Scrum to ensure your team is always experimenting and improving their development and planning practices

Ensure that customer-facing UX is accessible to all supported devices and user accessibility needs (WCAG 21-on-1 mentorship, training and advice to help users land their next job. Pay only if you succeed in getting hired and start work at a high-paying job first.0, Section 508, ADA, etcAd:

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Lead by example
Microservices knowledge/experience

Cloud background majority of environment/code is on AWS

Write database script in SQL or LINQ

LTI or EdTech background

Background and/or experience in educational technology and/or publishing

Comfort and/or experience in a fast-paced, growing environment
3-4+ years of experience creating enterprise-grade server-side Python applications

o Python Django or Python 35 or above

o Ability to code from scratch and taking existing code to add/expand features and functionality

o Ability to read specs and turn them into functional code

Understanding of interoperability

API development REST

Experience working with JIRA to track on delivery board

Git or GitHub for repositories

Agile/scrum environment and strong team collaboration skills (cross functionally as well)

Good communication skills

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