We’re building an exciting, innovative, mobile video-clip community. We're seeking a python/django developer who is a back-end specialist to help us keep systems running smoothly. Our founders are both serial entrepreneurs with previous experience across media/tech investments, consulting and startups. The Company is currently testing an early MVP and in talks on further funding.
Development of the existing back-end which is built with Python & Django
Setting up and tuning web servers
Software development experience (scrum/agile/lean methodologies)
Experience in architecting and building complex back-ends.
Drive for elegant, maintainable, scalable, available and reusable code.
A passion for new developments in mobile, social and mobile video.
Ambition to work on a breakthrough product in a startup environment.
Positive energy, collaborating in a diverse team that includes design and business talent.
Great communicator. Proactive in highlighting and solving problems with the team.
Experience working with Python and Django (fresh experience 1.5 or dev/1.6) inc. Django libraries (South, Fabric, Nose, Celery, supervisor)
Developing and using REST API
TDD (Test-driven development) and unit testing
Isolated Python environments (Virtualenv, Buildout)
Linux distributions in real projects (Ubuntu, Debian), with understanding of server performance and security.
PostgreSQL and SQL language
Setting up and tuning web servers (Apache, nginx, Gunicorn)
cUrl and other commonly used Unix utilities.
A university degree in Computer Science and/or proven expertise.
• Opportunity to build the next big thing in mobile social video
• Join as an early hire
• Work in a world-class team
• Possibility of options leading to equity stake