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Python/Django Developer

  • Location:
    Washington , District of Columbia
  • Category:
    Software Engineer
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Job Title: Python Developer
Location: Washington, DC
Type: Contract to hire or Full Time
Job Description:
As a Python developer, you will support a small, integrated team supporting our federal client. You will be part of a dynamic team that works closely with the client and use Agile methodology to develop a range of complex, public-facing applications.  The environment presents many challenges and the ability to pick up new tools and technologies. Positions are on-site in Washington, D.C.
Job scope and responsibilities:
The ideal candidate for this position meets the highly desired development experiences, enjoys programming, and solving highly complex IT problems. The candidate must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, prioritize across multiple competing tasks, work independently as a remote developer, and be able to complete tasks on time. Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
• Build front-end application for search, retrieval and display of images and content from a large database, emulating the physical experience of manually thumbing through the original artifacts/documents.
• Develop Solr search-related functionality
• Participate in stand-ups, design/requirements meetings, code reviews, and internal technology sessions
• Work independently on development of code and creation of unit tests
Job Skills and Qualifications:
3 years of solid Python Django development experience
5 years of overall (OOP) programming experience
3 + Python 2.x and/or 3.x development experience
Experience with MySQL DB development and management
Experience with XML and Json manipulation
Experience with Search engines such as Solr or Elasticsearch
Excellent communication skills
Additional Desired Experience
JavaScript/JQuery or NodeJS
Automated unit testing frameworks
Continuous integration tools like Jenkins

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