Lead Developer, Python/Django

  • Position: Exempt, Full-time
  • Reports To: CTO
  • Date Posted: Jul/23/2021

Job Purpose/Description

This Lead Developer will be integral to Care Solace’s mission of calming the chaos of mental health care and will report to the CTO.

Location:

This role would ideally be based in our Encinitas, CA headquarters, but we are open to remote work that may require occasional office visits.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Build comprehensive technical solutions with high quality standards and a clean coding style
  • Day-to-day tasks may include: Building new features, fixing existing bugs and refactoring/optimizing existing code
  • Help gather, define and solidify product requirements for new features, projects, or micro services
  • Design efficient algorithms, queries, and scalable solutions
  • Help maintain the live environment and a smooth operation

Qualifications & Experience

Required:

  • BS or BA in the STEM field, or equivalent years of experience in the web development industry
  • 5+ years recent experience working with Python/Django
  • Solid knowledge of programming fundamentals – algorithms, data structures, design patterns, and paradigms
  • Expert knowledge of web development with a deep understanding of inner workings of major browsers, including how they render HTML/CSS and their Javascript runtime environment
  • Proven problem-solving and fast-learning skill
  • Ability to research, design, test, and deploy features
  • Experience with scaling systems including application and database layers
  • Experience with TDD and writing unit tests

Preferred:

  • Knowledge or experience working with other programming languages
  • Experience with mobile app development using React Native or Flutter
  • Proficiency in building SQL queries and generating reports
  • Experience in all or other areas of the software development lifecycle and ability to wear different hats
  • Experience with DevOps and IT-related tooling such as Chef, Ansible, Dockers, CI, etc.

Perks:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Equity in a fast growing SaaS start-up

Working Conditions

General office environment.

Physical Requirements

No physically demanding requirements.

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