Software Development Contractor

| West Suburbs

Description

 

We are looking for a Senior Python developer to join our team. As a developer, you must be capable of working independently and collaboratively with other team members to deliver innovative solutions, leading small team and understanding the business needs and architecting an appropriate solution.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain Python scripts
  • Refactor current code base for better quality and maintainability
  • Debug production issues/bugs and fix them appropriately
  • Create and maintain unit tests
  • Coordinate work with business, team members and other teams
  • Communicate with management and other teams
  • Regularly report on status and identified risks
  • Work effectively with internal partners
  • Provide technical guidance to less experienced peers
  • Write technical documentation for developers.

Required Skills

  • 4+ years Python Development Experience
  • 4+ years experience working with large-scale production codebases and mission-critical systems.
  • 2+ years working JavaScript, Node
  • 2+ years working with Flask / Django REST framework
  • Demonstrated experience in improving application performance

Bonus Skills

  • Scrapy Experience - huge bonus.
  • Experience working with Docker, Logstash/Elasticsearch/Kibana
  • Machine learning/ data science experience is a plus
  • Git and or equivalent code management / version control best practices
  • RESTful web services design and development
  • Understanding server and client-side security requirements
  • Agile development
  • Working Jira or other bug tracking systems
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love the passion of everyone who works in the Chicago office, never a dull day! We are a fast moving organization and it doesn't matter if you work in finance, sales, marketing or IT we help and support each other as we grow. The passion is infectious to be around.

Jenny

Director, Sales Enablement

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed. The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal. That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Syndigo has expanded my career by offering opportunities to meet face to face, conveying how our solutions solve unique & complex challenges, with prospects & clients that are trailblazers in their industries. I have established a foundation in a fast-paced & young organization and now direct a team of exceptional Business Development Executives.

Nick

Manager, Business Development

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Innovation & Empowerment are two of our core company values. We push team members to look at what ‘value’ means in new ways. Our Inspire program brings together those that are working towards the next step in their career, specifically in leadership. We have had great initiatives come out of the group that are moving the company forward.

Kristen

Vice President, Client Development

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Syndigo provides 4 weeks of paid maternity leave and 1 week of paid paternity leave.
Adoption Assistance
Syndigo offers up to 4 weeks of paid leave for Adoption Leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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