Remote Senior Django Engineer at Catchafire

New York City,NY,United StatesJan 27, 2016

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    Jared Nuzzolillo NY

    Catchafire matches nonprofits and other social good enterprises to professionals who are willing to volunteer their skills.

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Job Description:

Catchafire is looking for a passionate, highly skilled, senior python engineer, with a social conscience, to work on world-changing software. Lots of companies claim they are trying to change the world for the better. The difference is this: we mean it, and we're doing it.

Our engineers live in several countries around the world and we promote a remote-first work culture even for those of us who are local.


Engaging in all aspects of software development, including architecture, documentation, unit testing, and deployment using Python and the Django framework Writing Django templates, JavaScript, and basic HTML and CSS Working with internal sales, community, operations, product team and executive staff to review and implement ideas Website systems administration and optimization on Ubuntu servers Providing leadership to and mentoring other technology team members Requirements

Key Skills:

  • 5+ years experience coding in Python
  • 5+ years experience using the Django (or similar) web framework
  • 5+ years SQL coding experience
  • 3+ years experience coding JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience scaling and administering full web application stacks
  • Eagerness to learn and work at all levels of responsibility
  • Working knowledge of source code control and unit testing

Valuable Experience:

  • Experience working in the social good sector
  • Project leadership and management duties
  • Experience scaling with MySQL and/or Django
  • Experience using the Fabric for devops tasks
  • Experience with Experience with nginx, gunicorn, caching systems
  • If you're truly awesome, and have some characteristic that you believe will compensate for lacking one of the key skills, just explain it in your submission


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits

About the company

Catchafire matches professionals who want to give their skills to nonprofits and social enterprises that need their help. Catchafire pro bono professionals have donated many thousands of hours to provide over 20 million dollars in services to social good organizations. You'll help us continue to scale so that we can touch the lives of more and more talented professionals by enabling them to give to social good organizations in need.

Contact Info:

Contact: Jared Nuzzolillo, Lead Software Engineer E-mail contact: Web: Telecommuting OK


Work Schedule



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Casual dress, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Full family healthcare, Dog friendly office, Paid vacation, Stock option plan, Work from home

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