Job Summary

Python Developer in Chicago! Fortran experience is a HUGE PLUS!

  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17428_59956037
  • Category:
    Software Engineer
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temporary

Modis is currently seeking a self-starting and driven Python Developer with 3+ years of professional experience for a fantastic 12 month + contract with our top Market Research & Analytics clients, located in the heart of downtown Chicago, IL.
 
Our client is an industry leader in Analytics, with over 30 years of experience spanning into 100 countries globally!
 
This Python Developer will be working within the Data Science Technology department on a project to convert and standardize analytics code within the Python language.  We are seeking individuals who have a passion for coding and must understand how to convert multiple types of code to Python.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS PYTHON DEVELOPER WILL INCLUDE:
• Working with MIS teams and Developers to convert existing code to Python
• Source code may be from a variety of sources, including SAS, UNIX Shells / Bash, Fortran, R, Matlab, SQL, etc.
• Partnering with other Python Developers to create a consistent and standardized code library.
 
Additional duties will include:
• Rewrite SAS and Fortran code using Python skills
• Utilizing Pandas and Numpy for data storage
• Using Git for code repository
• Creating documentation for users of new software
• Work directly with end-users
• Unix and Python skills to parse large amounts of data
• Add unit testing and modularity to existing code
 
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
-       Preferred Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
-       Expert Python coding skills
-       Strong UNIX / Bash
-       Exposure to SAS, R, Matlab, etc would be ideal
-       Knowledge of Fortran considered a BIG plus
 
**MUST BE LOCAL (Within 3 hr. driving distance). Must attend all on-site, face to face interviews.  Candidates wishing to apply from outside this area are welcome to do so; however, interviewing expenses and relocation assistance is not offered.
 
This opportunity is moving fast with targeted start dates in Mid- January!  If you are interested in this, or other Python Developer jobs available through Modis in the Chicago area - please apply today!  In your response, include your recent resume and contact information.  You can also visit our website at www.modis.com to view and apply for any number of the IT jobs we have spanning 70+ locations in the US.
 



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