Senior Python Engineer / Django / AWS / JavaScript in Los Angeles, CA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


A world-renowned research organization located in Los Angeles that supports major government and other scientific programs across the US and around the world is hiring for senior level, full-stack software engineers. This division is building a number of internal web and mobile applications that will be used throughout this large-scale organization. The ideal candidate has full-stack experience building enterprise-grade applications utilizing a modern JavaScript framework on the client side as well as a sever side framework like Django.

*As per security requirements for the aerospace industry, this position is available for US Citizens or Green Card holders and cannot provide sponsorship or transfer of visas.



Required Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years of professional experience in enterprise software development
  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in computer science, mathematics, or similar discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge of backend web programming in Python
  • Experience with a web framework for Python like Django
  • Ability to develop and consume RESTful APIs
  • Client side work with a modern JavaScript framework like Angular, Vue, and/or React
  • Work with relational databases like Postgres or MySQL
  • Experience working within Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of TDD and continuous integration
  • Work with Git, Jira, and similar tools for issue tracking and change management


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Prior work on cloud-based and/or serverless applications deployed to AWS
  • NoSQL work with Mongo, Dynamo, and/or Arrango
  • Knowledge of ELK stack – ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kibana
  • Experience with containers is a plus as well – Docker and Kubernetes


What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 40% Client side
  • 60% Server side


The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $85/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration: 12+ Months

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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