Senior Django Engineer

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Website Government Executive Media Group LLC

The Role:

GovExec wins awards and media praise for its digital innovation, and we want you to help us continue performing at the highest level We are growing the team and are looking for an engineer to continue to build amazing digital products You’ll develop new digital media experiences for our audience and clientsAd:

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You’ll work together with a team of product managers, designers, and engineers to improve our websites, content management system, and audience database This role reports to the Director of Software EngineeringAd:

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• Be part of a team of full stack developers – Work with senior engineers on the team and help train and mentor junior engineers
• Work with our product managers to conceptualize and create innovative digital products, features, and tools for our digital media publications
• Develop Athena, our proprietary content management system as we transition from Django’s admin framework to ReactJS
• Help us build up our data collection and data structuring capabilities to get the most out of AuDB, our audience database, as well as the new customer data platform (CDP) that we’re building to share more data across the company

• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
• At least 5 years of experience working as a Python developer
• Understanding of all phases of web development, from CSS to database designAd:

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This is a full-stack position
• Strong grasp of Python frameworks like Django
• Experience with ReactJS or other modern JS frameworks
• Experience working with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
• Experience with Azure is a plus

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience as a team lead is a big plus
• Experience with a content management system
• Prior development experience in Kubernetes and/or Docker is a plus
• Familiarity with Agile methodology and Jira a plus

Technology Stack:

We are constantly building and supporting several Django projects The largest is our CMS and the websites it supports with MySQL as the database backend A PostgreSQL database backs our Audience database for managing email newsletters and other tools This team also works with other projects supported by their own teams, including our virtual events platform and CDP

Our hosting is through Azure The CMS and audience database are hosted on Linux virtual machines We use NGINX for load balancing and for serving static files and uWSGI for the Django applications themselves Moving forward, we are using Docker with Azure’s App Services to host the applications We are migrating the older applications to this approach and migrating to using GitHub Actions for all automated deployments, unit tests, and linting

About GovExec:

GovExec’s data and insights set the standard for depth, accuracy, and impact for government leaders and contractors As the market-leading information and intent-based marketing platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies Our strategic sales enablement and intent-based marketing solutions accelerate revenue growth to fuel market success The platform is powered by the largest and most sophisticated database in the public sector, GovExec’s platform reaches 33 million government influencers each month and provides its marketing clients with a significant competitive advantage in driving higher conversion and growth

Working at GovExec

At GovExec, we believe that a new era of work — particularly when, where, and how it gets done — has arrived We are building a hybrid workplace that allows for greater freedom and flexibility while also fostering a collaborative culture, no matter where you are working GovExec offers permanent remote work in 20+ states across the US, as well as the option to work out of one of our offices based in Washington DC, New York or San Diego GovExec also offers a range of great benefits including:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
• 401(k) retirement plan with company match
• Open time off policy
• Twelve weeks paid parental leave
• Supportive, collaborative teams
• Unique opportunity to help government officials from a private sector company
• Expansive learning and development opportunities

GovExec recruits talent for four salient attributes or qualities:
• Soul of Entrepreneurship
• Culture of Inclusion
• Force of Ideas
• Spirit of Generosity

Government Executive Media Group, Inc and its affiliates (“GovExec”) are Equal Opportunity Employers We do not discriminate against our applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by applicable law

Government Executive Media Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer We do not discriminate against our applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law

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