[Chicago] Python-heavy job opening

Jordan Bettis jordanb at hafd.org
Thu Nov 22 02:25:03 CET 2012

Yeah 40k-50k seems very low to me, although they do only want two years
of experience and they claim there's an end-of-year bonus involved.

On 11/21/2012 06:18 PM, Rob Kapteyn wrote:
> ChiPy people:
> I've been trying to decide how much to ask when I officially re-enter
> the job market.
> Then I saw this posting from this morning --
> "Minimum two years of experience with: Python (2.7.x), jQuery+UI, Ajax,
> HTML5, CSS3, MongoDB, OS X, Web Standards."
> Then --
> "$40k-$50k base salary"
> It seems like a fun and interesting job, but isn't this ~HALF the going
> rate for this skill set in Chicago ?
> Or am I that far out-of-touch with the market ?
> - Rob
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:04 PM, isaac <nerkles at gmail.com
> <mailto:nerkles at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I’ve not been active in the group for a long time (how are ya?!),
>     but my job is opening up, so I thought I’d see if anyone here is
>     interested. The description is below:
>     ---------------
>     IT & Web Development
>     Chicago Legal Search, Ltd., a leading legal recruiting firm founded
>     in 1988, is seeking a well-rounded, full-time (9-5) web developer.
>     You will be responsible for a large internal web app used for
>     recruiting as well as three public-facing websites. The internal app
>     is in the Pylons framework and the sites are in Django. Additional
>     duties include server and workstation maintenance and setups,
>     backups, networking, and some help desk. The office computers and
>     servers are all Mac. The servers handle local DNS, file sharing,
>     wiki and VPN. 
>     Minimum two years of experience with: Python (2.7.x), jQuery+UI,
>     Ajax, HTML5, CSS3, MongoDB, OS X, Web Standards. 
>     Any experience with Pylons, Django, CoffeeScript, Twitter Bootstrap,
>     OS X Server, Mercurial, nginx, uWSGI and responsive web design is
>     helpful. 
>     Our 12-person company is entrepreneurial, collegial and very casual.
>     $40k-$50k base salary, plus year-end bonus potential, depending on
>     level of experience. Please email your resume and work
>     samples/portfolio, in strict confidence, to Gary A. D'Alessio, Esq.,
>     President, at gdalessio at chicagolegalsearch.com
>     <mailto:gdalessio at chicagolegalsearch.com>.
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