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Senior Python Developer New
Artech
Chicago, Illinois, United states

Job Title

Senior Python Developer

Job Description

Job Summary: The Senior Developer is responsible for building products that achieve business goals, educating others in your area of expertise, and growing your knowledge of software development best practices.

Duties & Responsibilities: • Support your team in delivering well-written, well-tested code to complete new features or address issues in the product • Collaborate across Engineering on the design, implementation, testing, and review of new

features and fixes
  • Review code and contribute feedback to improve the quality, readability, and testability of the code base across Engineering
  • Possess a deep understanding products and business which you can translate into tech
  • Advocate paying down technical debt and use development approaches that minimize the growth of new technical debt
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy, and operate services that serve hundreds of thousands
of users
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Drive good engineering practices
  • Implement the vision and long-term strategy in your domain of expertise
  • Spread learning across Engineering
  • Ensure that customer-facing UX is accessible for all supported devices and user accessibility
needs (WCAG 2.0, Section 508, ADA, etc.)
  • Use the Agile Scrum process to experiment and improve on software development practices on the team

Other Desirable Skills/Experience: • Experience with browser-based Javascript and front-end frameworks such as Ember,

Angular or React is a plus
  • Experience building ADA-compliant or WCAG 2.0-compliant interfaces
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the advances in higher educational software, course materials, and digital publishing is a plus
  • Background and/or experience in educational technology and/or publishing
  • Comfort and/or experience in a startup environment
  • Ideal candidate is self-sufficient and highly motivated, self-directed and possess high
energy and a passion.

Restrictions

  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

Requirements: • 6+ years of software development experience • 3+ years of experience maintaining the front-end and back-end of a complex, product-focused

codebase
  • Experience with Python and frameworks like Django
  • Experience publishing and consuming APIs
  • Proven track record of building successful full-stack applications, products or platforms
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with Python, Javascript or similar languages

About the Company

Contact Info

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