We're on the lookout for a Python/Django full stack developer
Come and join a bunch of friendly clever folk that have been building high profile Django apps and websites for almost 10 years
What we're looking for
We're looking for somebody that can jump into existing projects to help maintain and improve them but somebody that can also envision brand new projects from scratch.
We use agile to stay sane and deliver the best solutions for our clients. We use whatever tools and techniques get the job done in a way we can be proud of.
We have lots of fun but we don’t faff about.
The right person will tick these boxes and then some:
- You’re experienced using Python and Django
(we don’t measure experience in years - code quality and approach count for everything)
- You’re a bit good with servers
(you know your chmod from your rm, and you know how to pronounce PostgreSQL)
- You understand that clever doesn't mean complex
(and that lazy can be a good thing, but sloppy never is)
- You can communicate clearly to non-techies
(agile means working as part of a diverse team that are relying on you to explain things in plain English)
- You can’t keep still
(you know the code we write today will probably suck in 12 months, and that’s ok so long as we learn from it)
- You’ve got good taste
(beauty comes in many forms and you need to be able to spot and embrace it - from a stunning app design to a clean and efficient function)
What's on offer
- Interesting and varied projects - large and small, scary and non-scary, to keep your brain and fingers active
- Freedom and trust - use whatever software, tools, books, training, music, coffee, beer, wine and fresh air you need to get the job done
- A nice computer - a shiny new Apple computer you can set up however you like (we draw the line at installing Windows though)
- A great space - you’ll get a big desk in an airy office and a Lamp Budget to make it your own
- Some cool new friends - our diverse team of 30 are regularly socialising - impromptu curry nights, pub lunches, go-karting, foosball, museum visits, letterpress, desk-delivered beer and more
- Office bees - 30 people inside the office making money, 30,000 on the roof making honey
- Firewatch - endless conversation about how great a game Firewatch is
- A generous helping of cash - ah yes, some money too!
On paper we probably look like one of those 1990s ad agencies that tacked on a ‘web design’ department to churn out crappy brochureware websites (we don’t even have a quirky Web 2.0 company name, it’s named after the founders for Pete’s sake!).
Thankfully that assumption is untrue. We do make brochure websites sometimes and our roots are definitely in creativity and great design, but our cleverest work goes unnoticed behind the scenes. We do pure application development for some high scale, high profile (and sometimes top secret) clients, and that’s the sort of thing you’ll be largely involved with once you’re up to speed.
Speed, efficiency, usability and clean code are what matters here. We were done with splash screens 15 years ago.
How to apply
Surprise us. Let me know via email on the address below why you're the right person for the job in whichever way you think is most appropriate (it’s part of the test).
Be sure to cover some basics like your name, email and relevant experience and let me know as soon as you can - I’m keen to hear from great people.
Paul Sculthorpe ([email protected])