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Very Cool Pythonic Integrated Data Opportunity

Michael D. H.
San Francisco, CA
Post #: 2
My colleague is looking to fill a role on his team, which is a very cool position with opportunities to grow in Python.

Please refer to the job link:


If you are interested a this isn't in my department. It will be cool when we have another Pythonista on staff!

Software Engineer

**Job Description**

CourseSmart is looking for an experienced software engineer who is familiar with the Python programming language and can lead the development of our middleware layer used to facilitate integrations with partners and institutional customers. Our middleware is a multi-tenant architecture that provides a customizable, service-based family of educational capabilities designed specifically to deliver eTextbooks and other digital assets to educational institution enterprise platforms (e.g.,Learning Management Systems, Student Information Systems, Campus Portals and Integrated Library Systems) for students and faculty. You will be responsible for developing new services as well as managing the existing services and working together with our business development and product management teams as we integrate with more and more organizations.


* In-depth expertise with Python and the Django framework
* A solid understanding of databases and SQL (preferably MySQL)
* Experience developing web-oriented, scalable services (preferably utilizing RESTful-style APIs)
* Experience developing with virtualized services (preferably using Amazon’sEC2 services)

**About the company**

A short description of the company

CourseSmart is a new way for instructors and students to access textbooks online anytime from anywhere. With thousands of titles across hundreds of courses, CourseSmart helps instructors choose the best textbook for their class and provides students with a new option for buying their assigned textbook as a lower cost eTextbook.

CourseSmart offers a dynamic start-up environment with peers who are experienced entrepreneurs and passionate about the role digital course material can play in the future learning environment. CourseSmart’s investors include the 5 largest higher education textbook publishers: Pearson, Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill Education, John Wiley & Sons, and the Bedford, Worth, Freeman Publishing Group.

**Contact Info**

* **Web**: http://www.linkedin.c...­
* **No telecommuting**
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