[python-uk] Python jobs at Rangespan
tartley at tartley.com
Wed Jun 22 11:20:30 CEST 2011
On 22/06/2011 03:53, Luis Visintini wrote:
> It may not be much but perhaps you would like to take a look at my CV
> at http://bit.ly/hek67K
> Kind Regards.
> 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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Thanks very much for the c.v. Very best of luck with the move to London.
Whatever happens, we should go our for lunch or a beer, to welcome you
I'll wait a day or two to see what else our many job postings gather and
then let everyone know what we're thinking.
Jonathan Hartley tartley at tartley.com http://tartley.com
Made of meat. +44 7737 062 225 twitter/skype: tartley
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