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Python Developer

From: Julie
Sent on: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 3:46 PM

Clients initiative the next-generation content publishing platform for the firm, a trusted news organization with over 150 years of expertise and experience delivering worldwide news. Help create and launch globally this modern, digital-first news-experience for the sophisticated news user. This is the defining opportunity to expose our global content, rich media assets, and editorial talent, in an engaging design that enables discovery and deep exploration of the news. You have the chance to redefine the delivery of intelligent information ... seize it!
We are looking for a strong Python Developer to work with our young and energetic team on the Next generation of clients website. This project is the first to implement the modern concepts of Cloud and MongoDB.

Job Responsibilities
Creates new and modifies existing software, integrates software applications and modules based on specifications created in partnership with others
Designs and runs unit and integration tests to ensure that software meets requirements
Contributes and leads in the design process for less complex components
Provides technical support to operations and/or to other development teams
Creates, reviews, and maintains technical documentation related to assigned software
Reviews work of both peers and more junior developers
Helps identify and implement short- and long-term solution options including risk assessments
Participates in devising and implementing solutions for problem remediation
Participates in project planning sessions with team members
Provides work breakdown and estimates for small software development tasks
Provides timely status updates for areas of individual responsibilities in projects
Develops software using disciplined software development processes, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies
Works independently with limited technical and management guidance, taking ownership of problems within own area of knowledge
Makes decisions within ambiguous guidelines with limited review by appropriate people
Is accountable for the quality of work
Delivers results within agreed procedures and timeframes
Attends to the needs of internal and/or external customer
Reviews and may approve decisions of junior engineers

Development experience with object-oriented languages
1-2 years of Python development experience
Knowledge of HTML5 concepts is a plus to coordinate with the front-end development
Agile development experience a plus
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Good unit testing practices
Good communication and documentation skills
Willingness to interact and work with different teams across organizations in different time zones
Willingness to work overtime and weekends if required
Bachelors degree in Computer Science is an added advantage
Required Skills:
Strong in object-oriented concepts and Python language
Proficient with concepts of virtual environments and familiarity with Fabric tool
Knowledgeable about MVC pattern
Experienced working with Tornado web server
Familiar with REST API and JSON
Familiar with asynchronous programming
Familiar with AWS infrastructure
Knowledgeable about NoSQL concepts


Julie Bolbas

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Capital Markets Placement

41 Madison Avenue, 31st Floor

New York, NY 10010


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