Python Developer - HighWire Press Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 27/07/2018

HighWire's mission is to extend the reach, impact, and exchange of scholarly ideas through innovative technology, exceptional service, and community engagement. Used by millions of scholarly researchers worldwide, with 1700 scholarly journals and thousands of scholarly books, HighWire provides powerful technology solutions to influential societies, university presses and independent publishers who p

roduce high-impact journals, books, and other scholarly publications.
You will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with the world's best-known publishers, researchers and industry thought leaders. Together you will help shape the future of technology solutions for the scholarly community. You will enjoy a flexible, collaborative and a stimulating work environment that will keep you engaged. It will be an unbeatable experience.

If you are interested in starting a progressive and gratifying career with a growth company that is charting new territory, then HighWire is the place for you!

Job Description:

Job Description
You will work within a small, fun, and passionate team developing an award winning data visualization application for the web. The application includes a data pipeline for collecting data from various data sources and a rich set of reports using Tableau. You will be required to develop new products, major and minor enhancements to existing applications, and conduct application maintenance.

You will be tasked with work on challenging problems across the entire application stack: user experience, software design, performance at scale.

We use a modern stack and a variety of technologies including Python, AWS, Django, Cassandra, and Tableau.



Skills Range:

Essential Criteria:
• 5+ years commercial experience of using Python.
• Knowledge of web development technologies such as Django, HTTP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
• Basic Knowledge of SQL
• Basic Knowledge of Non-SQL database systems such as Cassandra, Redis, or DynamoDB
• Basic knowledge of AWS and Linux/Unix environments
• Has used version control systems such as Git, Subversion or similar.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent software development skills including: Requirements analysis, Software Design, Excellent OO design skills and strong knowledge of design patterns, Unit and integration testing and Maintenance.

Desired Criteria:
• Experience with Python Celery distributed task framework
• Knowledge of Tableau Server and/or Desktop

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: Competitive Compensation Package
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

HighWire offers an outstanding total compensation package including excellent health and wellness benefits and a flexible and dynamic work environment.

HighWire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.


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