Akimbo Connect is seeking someone experienced
Akimbo LLC (Akimbo Connect), an growing tech company based out of Manhattan, is looking to add an experienced, full-time Python/Django developer to our team. We are looking for a media savvy Python programmer who can help to build out and maintain our current platform. The ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of the Django framework, software white labeling, and web application development. Furthermore, it's imperative that the candidate is able to suggest platform improvements, brainstorm with our team, and translate the ideas (of non-developers) into tangible platform modifications. We work as a team, hours are flexible, and meetings are often casual.
Salary is competitive.
We are not looking to work with recruiters. Applications will only be accepted directly from candidates, and if we feel you are a good match, we would like for you to come to our office for an interview.
Skills & Requirements:
3+ years of Python/Django programming experience, preferably in a start-up environment
Demonstrable real world experience developing web applications using Python/Django
Experience in working with and constructing databases within the Django framework
While no graphic design skills are required, you must have the ability to work with existing design documents
Ability to work at a faced paced, growing company. Must be able to manage and work on parallel projects when appropriate
Effectively manage development projects by providing realistic time frames
Ideal candidate should be able to work independently as well as in tandem (or alongside) outsourced development teams
Must have a general understanding of SEO, UX optimization, APIs, open source software, Django framework apps/plugins
Should understand the concept of software white labeling, and how it applies to web applications
Ability to translate the ideas & wireframes of non-developers into code and tangible platform enhancements
Working on both back-end (admin) and user facing development projects with the ultimate goal of improving user experience
Brainstorming and developing ways to improve our platform(s) across multiple devices
Participating in daily meetings to provide status updates and suggestions
Conduct necessary site maintenance, user interface improvements, and address feedback notes when appropriate
Collaborating with non-developer team members to help turn ideas into platform enhancements
Managing the development of platform white label applications for our clients
About Akimbo Connect:
Briefly, Akimbo Connect (akimboconnect.com) is a premiere career development network & social web platform that has recently evolved into a growing and engaged community of members and their multimedia. Part of the business also involved the creation of custom online community networks (B2B) with a focus on career development, connectivity, and/or self-branding.
Please email us if you are interested, thank you!