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Senior Django Backend or Django Full-Stack Developer @

Job Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm the founder of We are an online marketplace that connects breeders and keepers of lizards, geckos, snakes, frogs, spiders and other captive-bred pets. Launched in 2015, we are the largest reptile-related website in the world with about 5,000 active sellers. Our users passionately love the least loved animals.

We are seeking to add another experienced developer to our remote team. This position requires expertise in Python/Django, and it is even better if the applicant is a Full Stack developer with React expertise.

Our reptile site is implemented in Python, of course. We use a Django/Postgres/Redis backend and frontend development is in React/Typescript. Dev-ops mostly involve AWS, Heroku, CloudFlare, and NewRelic. As a dev on our team, you could think of yourself as a Python handler. :)~

You can see some of our recent work in this demo:

Key skills: Django, Django Rest Framework, Python, SQL. Good knowledge of: browser caching, performance profiling, web performance fundamentals, system-wide debugging, unix. Nice to have: React, TypeScript, SCSS, React Native, AWS, webpack. Pragmatic: ability to balance quality and speed.

There are about 10 people on our product team. We collaborate with Github and Slack. Our business has done well even through the ups and downs of the economy. We are committed to a positive culture for the dev team.

This is a full-time, long-term engagement. Work-hours are expected to overlap a few hours a day with the US time zone. We have multiple team members in Europe and they shift their work-day a few hours forward to make it work.