[python-uk] Python jobs at Rangespan
lvisintini at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 04:53:26 CEST 2011
It may not be much but perhaps you would like to take a look at my CV at
On 06/21/2011 03:26 PM, Jonathan wrote:
> Hey folks,
> We seemed to decide the list is happy with a few appropriate job
> posts. My new employer is hiring, and I'm excited about working here,
> so I thought I'd share this with the list:
> Rangespan is a six month old Python-oriented startup, currently around
> ten people, based in Paddington Station, London.
> In my first two weeks here I've been impressed by the high standards
> of quality and the company's vaulting ambition. We provide high-scale
> e-commerce technology to create a revolutionary marketplace between
> major online retailers, and a vast network of suppliers, transacting
> across millions of products daily. Development has progressed enough
> to start deploying and demonstrating the reality of this vision, but
> is still early enough that all of us have a substantial effect on the
> future of the company.
> We're looking for developers at a variety of levels, with strong
> computer science backgrounds, and either stellar academic record or
> proven industry experience. We'd like to see the sort of high profile
> that comes with expertise and a pro-active attitude: Python core
> contributors, conference speakers, open source contributors & project
> leaders, thoughtful agile evangelists, and scalability experts. We'll
> need a data scientist, too.
> The sort of experience we're looking for includes:
> * Highly fluent in Python, experienced with Django, Amazon Web
> Services, MySQL and MongoDB.
> * Ability to contribute to an Agile environment, introducing new
> practices, refining our process, being strong on testing and TDD.
> * Expertise in architecting, coding & deploying RESTful web
> services & web applications.
> * Automated deployments to EC2.
> * Provisioning new hardware and debugging live code.
> * Ability to attract additional world-class software developers.
> * BS, MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent field.
> The founders are ex-Amazon executives and engineers, and bring a
> wealth of commercial and operational expertise. While the atmosphere
> is informal and affable, the technical team is intimidatingly
> proficient. We don't use recruiters, because they don't match up to
> the quality of candidates we insist upon. To quote one of our founders
> "It's critical to the success of our business to create the highest
> quality engineering team possible."
> Sorry I can't be specific about salary but it would vary widely
> depending on the applicant's experience. Suffice to say my personal
> offer was highly competitive for any industry outside of the city
> banks, plus for senior roles there would be equity involved, which I
> judged to be really attractive.
> I'm happy to answer casual questions personally, or take receipt of
> applications. Our formal job postings information is here:
> http://rangespan.com/jobs/ but in practice I think we'd be a little
> flexible about roles for the right applicant.
> Best regards,
> Jonathan Hartleytartley at tartley.com http://tartley.com
> Made of meat. +44 7737 062 225 twitter/skype: tartley
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