18 May
Senior Software Engineer
Illinois, Chicago , 60601 Chicago USA

One of the top places to work in Chicago is looking to bring on 2 Senior level Python Engineers to join their growing team! Remote flexibility availableThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Christine McNamaraAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $90,000 - $130,000 per year

A bit about us:We are a fast growing, well rounded group of engineers that pride ourselves in innovation and collaboration. We're changing the game as it pertains to all things EdTech and are looking for several Mid-Senior level Python engineers who want to help us achieve our continued success.If you are someone who has been coding since they were a wee lassy or lad, loves tinkering with new technologies, and is looking for a team where your ideas are not only welcomed, but also encouraged- this is the role for you. We are currently working remote, however the goal is to return to a hybrid environment later on this year once it is safe to do. Full remote work is definitely a consideration as we look to find the right fit!

Why join us?Our team members are smart, innovative, and passionate about improving education through digital technology. We offer the best of both worlds: the energy and opportunity of a rapidly-growing organization, coupled with the stability of an extensive client base, strong financial backing, and proven track record of success. In addition to a forward-thinking environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth, our team members enjoy competitive compensation and benefit packages.

Job DetailsRequirements:
  • 5+ years of experience writing server-side Python (scripts / applications):
  • Deep knowledge of the Python ecosystem, libraries, norms and tooling
  • Experience in deploying and maintaining enterprise-scale python applications in production.
  • Proficiency in designing, developing, deploying and scaling Python-based REST APIs
  • Experience building software on top of major container technology (Kubernetes, Docker, or similar).
  • Strong testing mindset with experience writing tests at various levels of granularity
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools (GitHub actions, Travis-CI, AWS Codebuild, etc.)
  • A history of good collaboration with Data Engineers, QA Engineers, Release Engineers
  • Proven track record working with products from major cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, etc.)
  • A minimum of 2 years experience developing with Python, preferably with the Django framework
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience/Comfort working with multiple teams across time zones
Nice to Haves:
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the advances in higher educational software, course materials, and digital publishing is a plus
  • Familiarity with and utilization of and development towards GraphQL and service-oriented architecture and APIs
  • Background and/or experience in educational technology and/or publishing
  • Comfort and/or experience in a fast-paced, growing environment
  • Ideal candidate is self-sufficient and highly motivated, self-directed and possesses high energy and a passion for RedShelf's mission
  • Experience developing or interacting with front-end frameworks, like React or Ember, is a plus.
  • Experience with infrastructure at scale / scaling infrastructure
  • Experience in the EdTech workspace, including, but not limited to, familiarity with the LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) standard and LMS (Learning Management System) capabilities
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