333 days ago on divio.ch

Python/Django Freelancer

Divio AG

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Python/Django Freelancer

Python/Django Freelancer

Are you an experienced Python/Django developer and have contributed your expertise as a professional freelancer to a variety of projects? Then maybe we might be a good fit as we are looking for talented professionals to extend our network of freelancers.

Start: We currently have no vacancy, but are always interested in extending our network of freelancers. Start according to mutual agreement.

Divio offers world-class services and tools that empower agencies, developers and organisations to build highly valuable and sustainable online presences and experiences. Launched in 2001, the company is today located in Zürich and has offices in Kiev (UA), New York (USA) and Cardiff (UK).

Divio has placed Django software in the hands of thousands of users across the world, through the open-source django CMS and Aldryn Cloud platform. With over 70’000 monthly downloads, django CMS has grown to be the leading, Python based open-source Content Management System, and Aldryn Cloud is the tool of choice for many web agencies around the world working with Django.

Our company’s success is built on open-source software, and we have always contributed back to the open-source projects we rely on by supporting their inspiring communities.

Is it your dream to join a team of talented people, working on new ideas and approaches for cloud-based services and web products, in a fast-paced environment? Wonderful!

Meaningful, satisfying work

You are passionate about developing websites and applications in Python/Django and about the idea of working with our team for a few weeks up to a longer period. We like to engage in a long-term work relationship with our freelancers which can lead to several short assignments or to assignments for the duration of several months. Of course, this always depends on the projects we need additional resources for and the skills required. Therefore, you might be asked to work on a complex webapp, on a tailor built solution or even to work with us on our own software. Together with our team of developers you’ll be involved in concept, development and maintenance of cutting edge web projects and you’ll help our team in achieving the goals.

What you'll need to join us

Above all, you need to be strongly motivated and to care about what we do. You’ll need to be able to be a part of our resourceful and fast-working team, and able to contribute to our ambitious aims.

Required:

  • A track record in developing websites and applications in Python/Django or similar frameworks as a professional freelancer
  • Experience working with Postgres and other SQL-based databases
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Analytical, precise and structured approach to problem solving
  • Reliable, able to work independently as well as within a team. Able to cope with pressure constructively
  • Proactive communication as well as experience in working in intercultural and geographically dispersed teams
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • A proof of company registration which means a proof to pay taxes, insurances and other governmental contributions according to the law

Additional:

  • Experience working with and extending django CMS
  • Participating contributor on Open Source software development
  • Good working knowledge of Linux servers
  • Experience with modern JavaScript and CSS
  • Experience with Docker, Ansible/Chef/Puppet and other DevOps tools and technologies
  • Experience with AWS and the cloud
  • Experience working with SOLR, ElasticSearch, Redis and other NoSQL technologies

Do you think you and Divio would be a good fit? Then email us and tell us why.
Along with your application please send us the following:

  • CV and links to previous work examples/projects you have done
  • Code examples (ideally links to GitHub, Bitbucket or other repositories)
  • Indication on your general hourly/daily and monthly rates and rates for longer term projects starting from 3 months up to a year (if not full-time possible, please also indicate additionally part-time rate)

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