[Chicago] Get a New Job and Get ChiPy Funding

Amber Doctor amberdoctor at gmail.com
Wed Sep 4 19:08:04 CEST 2013

Talentsprout does have plans to host ChiPy but we're currently in the
process of remodeling our West Loop office.  We'll be getting more break
room space and a place to host talks so we can become more involved in the
Chicago Development Community.   But we'd love to hire software engineers
in the meantime.

Also Talentsprout sent it's developers to DjangoCon this week too so
applicants can make arrangements to meet us on break if you're here too.

I'm not up for giving a talk right now because my schedule is so full but
I'll check with my coworkers.

Thanks for the thoughtful suggestions.

On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 11:45 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:

> Arg I feel like an idiot. I missed the first sentence and thought you were
> a recruiter. Would you like to give a talk?
> On Sep 4, 2013 11:43 AM, "sheila miguez" <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:
>> I have an idea. See if some of your developers would like to give a
>> talk,  and host one of our meetings or project nights.
>> This will help everyone to get to know your company and will help with
>> you with recruitment.
>> On Sep 4, 2013 11:08 AM, "Amber Doctor" <amberdoctor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm a fellow software engineer looking for a few more software engineers
>>> to work with me at TalentSprout.  We're a Python/Django shop located in the
>>> west loop.   We're also offering up a referral bonus to the meet-ups that
>>> help us fill our positions.
>>> Don't be dissuaded if you aren't a Django pro, what's most important in
>>> a candidate is that you're a smart engaged developer who fits in with the
>>> team, has modern web development experience and is motivated to learn new
>>> technologies.  We'll consider applications from anyone with experience
>>> building web applications on a modern framework (eg Ruby on Rails, Web2py,
>>> etc) and help will be provided to get you up to speed if you're hired.
>>> Already a Python/Django pro? We've also got the opportunity to hire on
>>> one of the positions as a Senior Developer.
>>> Being a division of a large international company we get all the
>>> benefits associated with being established but maintain a start up feel
>>> being in a separate office space with a smaller development team.  This is
>>> a permanent opportunity offering a competitive salary package and strong
>>> benefits including medical, dental, and vision; 401K with company match,
>>> paid holidays and vacation.
>>> Just apply via careers.talentsprout.com (our developer run hiring
>>> website -- skip HR -- deal with developers) Use referral
>>> code: AmberMUG13ChiPy (that's how we know to thank ChiPy for the recruiting
>>> help).
>>> Key Duties and Responsibilities:
>>> - Write Python, HTML, Javascript, and SQL code
>>> - Work within a SCRUM/agile development process
>>> - Identify and troubleshoot bugs
>>> - Keep up to date with interesting new developments and solutions in the
>>> web development world
>>> Job Requirements:
>>> - Minimum of two years professional software development experience
>>> - Familiarity with web application development
>>> - Expertise in developing web applications using a modern web framework,
>>> preferably Django/Python
>>> - Familiarity with HTML, JavaScript, and SQL
>>> - Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
>>> - Ability to work with internal customers
>>> - Ability to commute to the Chicago Loop
>>> - Willingness to occasionally handle emergency troubleshooting
>>> ** Remember Don't be dissuaded if you're not yet a Python or Django
>>> guru! Help will be provided to get you up to speed. Anyone with experience
>>> building web applications on a modern framework (eg Ruby on Rails) is
>>> welcome to apply.
>>> Official job descriptions are at careers.talentsprout.com
>>> Feel free to pass this email on to any developers that could find this
>>> opportunity of interest.
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