Polyglot Software Developer (Python)

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 - $80 per hour
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Polyglot Software Developer (Python)

job summary:
We are looking for a skilled software developer to help us design, develop, and support our market data platform. We're a small team of talented developers working on all aspects of the system including:

  • Client libraries in many different languages
  • 0MQ based middleware
  • Web applications
  • Hadoop storage and analysis.
location: CHICAGO, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 80 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
Python experience is a must, a successful candidate would be working on a global team writing ETL jobs leveraging an in house python library leveraging a data flow framework.

  1. Ability to troubleshoot the applications from a high-level. Ability to tell the difference between an application problem vs a hardware problem vs. a network problem.
  2. Ability to work independently.
  3. Ability to learn on the fly.
  4. Experience in an Agile SDLC processes.
  5. Communication is key.
  6. Ability to multitask and not get frustrated.
  7. Ability to provide documentation
Successful candidates have experience with dynamic languages such as Python or Perl as well as static languages like C, Java or Go.

Network and system administration skills are a big plus. We primarily develop on Linux and our internal platform so it helps to be proficient with Linux development tools .

We're a collaborative bunch so it's also important that candidates communicate clearly, accept constructive input, and work well with others.

We strive to create an enjoyable development environment that mirrors the way many open source projects run.

So developers who are used to using Github and contributing to open source projects usually feel at home in our group.

Our ideal candidate refers us to projects they maintain or code they have published on the Internet. Blogs posts, papers, Stackoverflow questions, mailing list contributions and the like are all appreciated as well.

Technology we use includes:

  • Linux
  • 0MQ
  • Tornado
  • Docker
  • Hadoop
skills: Team notes:

We are looking for a senior polyglot developer with the ability work in a high stress environment catering to business users as well enterprise risk functions catering to several regulatory initiatives.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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