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Python Software Architect - $30/hr (Work from Home)

Keywords / Skills : Python, Linux, DJANGO, API

United Arab Emirates
5 - 10 years
Posted: 2017-09-14

Afghanistan, Albanian, Algeria, American Samoa, An...
IT/ Computers - Software
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Bachelor's Degree
Posted On
14th Sep 2017
Job Description
Are you one of top Python Developers in the world? Do enjoy solving the incredibly complex problems that no one else has been able to complete? Are you 2x more productive than the typical Developer? Are you interested in earning $60,000 USD while working for the best companies from the comfort of your home? Eager to join a network of the most talented remote workers in the world? If so, this role is for you.

Job Description
In this role, you will play a dynamic leadership role in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for developing solutions to complex problems, designing and delivering real enterprise-class software products and APIs and being a hands-on peer leader of top development resources.

Key responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:
  • Writing and debugging both unit and integration tests for enterprise applications/specific platforms/products
  • Proactively plan, implement, and maintain new services within the distributed system that comprises our backend platform (e.g APIs, internal services, and data processing pipelines)
  • Develop new user-facing features from conception to execution
  • You will be expected to effectively execute the transition of current code to new technologies and update third party components
  • Take ownership of the process of identifying dependencies and performing code reviews, helping us to maintain our standard of excellence throughout the process.

The Project
  • You must be a Python EXPERT with additional solid skills.
  • Your Python expertise rotates around Python development and familiarity with PEP standards, especially PEP-8.
  • You will be writing components that integrate into OpenStack. 
  • Required skills and knowledge include: Linux, Horizon, Django 1.9, REST, rabbitMQ, Jenkins, sphynx

Important project notes:
  • You will be writing components that integrate into OpenStack.
  • This result will be a datacenter orchestration platform that runs on Linux
  • Unlike the typical Django implementations where Django is used solely as a view, through this all data is fetched via a custom client. Models are not used. 
  • The server backend consists of a wsgi application that gets its data from backend services via RPC calls over rabbitMQ. 
  • The service tier interacts with the database via sqlalchemy. 
  • Database changes are managed using albemic database migrations.
  • Jenkins is used for CI and tests are run against python2.7 and python 3.4. 
  • Jenkins is also used to deploy releases and to run functional tests. 
  • Git is used for source control. 
  • Code is written to the PEP-8 standard and custom rules are added as needed, Jenkins jobs exist for PEP8 as well.
  • Documentation is generated using sphynx from docstrings. 
  • Other background documentation is maintained as .rst files and rendered into html

Required Skills and Experience
  • You must be a Python EXPERT with additional solid skills.
  • Your Python expertise rotates around Python development and familiarity with PEP standards, especially PEP-8.
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Required skills and knowledge include: Linux, Horizon, Django 1.9, REST, rabbitMQ, Jenkins, sphynx
  • Excellent understanding of current enterprise software technologies and development practices/tools, including virtual environments, source control, remote development, issue tracking, build and test automation, and networking management
  • A ruthless commitment to testing the code youve written
  • Extensive problem solving skills
  • An ability to communicate clearly regarding complex issues (in English), particularly in the realm of system design
  • Expert level proficiency in the following skills and technologies is mandatory:
  • Python and Django
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Sphynx
  • Unix and scripting skills
  • API architecture and design
  • developing APIs for mobile clients
  • debugging, testing alongside iOS and Android client engineers
  • A true roll up the sleeves and get it done working approach; demonstrated success as a problem solver, operating as a result-oriented, self-starter
  • Comfort working virtually with teammates and customers around the world

Compensation is $30/hr or $60k/year for a 40 hour productive week
Location: Global (remote)

Were one of the few legitimate companies offering high-paying jobs that are 100% remote, work from home. You never have to fight traffic to the office again and you have the freedom to choose when and where you put in your 40 hours to be most effective each week.

To qualify, please provide a resume/CV demonstrating the required experience and skills. From there, to help us find the top 1% of talent, there will be a series of interviews and online skills examinations. We realize these are challenging and can require a decent amount of time - so we thank you in advance for your efforts.

Are you up for the challenge?

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About Company

Crossover is redefining the way people work. Brick and mortar offices are history. The future of our global workforce will be built from teams collaborating from every corner of the world. We have embarked on an expedition to find and engage with that talent. Crossover has developed a unique method of finding, curating, and managing remote contractors. Our platform connects customers to the worlds best talent for both technical and non-technical employment. But we don’t just find the best, we also provide the tools, training, and relationship building support to ensure success for long term growth.
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