Django Developer

Company: Eliassen Group
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2021
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Looking for a Lead Django/Python Back-End Developer - 100% Remote Contract Our client, a leading University is looking for a Lead Django/P...


Looking for a Lead Django/Python Back-End Developer - 100% Remote Contract

Our client, a leading University is looking for a Lead Django/Python Back-End Consultant with experience in AWS, MySQL and Microservice Architecture Dev Frameworks.

This is a long term, fully remote contract opportunity that will remain remote even after COVID.

The initial engagement will be for 12 mos with extensions very likely as this is an ambitious, multi-year initiative already underway.

Looking for someone with 5-7 years of quality Django/Python development and previous experience & willingness in mentoring junior team members.

Hourly W2 or direct C2C ok but NO 3rd Parties.


  • Provides hands on development experience in new product development in the area of Student information system using new technology stacks and design platforms.
  • Responsible for providing end to end solutions by analyzing requirements, devising solution design and implementation of solution.
  • Assists in all phases of application development, including data modeling, analysis, construction, testing, and deployment to ensure the quality of the system is enhanced.
  • Coordinates and prioritizes development and maintenance tasks.
  • Oversee 2-3 project resources in feature development, including defining tasks, assigning tasks and code review of tasks.
  • Coordinates deployment and integration activities with Systems groups.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to recommend changes to existing solution designs to fulfill technical requirements.
  • Participates in planning and implementation of required upgrades and system migrations.
  • Contributes to and assists in development of test plans and provides technical support in all phases of testing and QA leading to implementation.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required.
  • Minimum 5-7 years' related experience.


  • Strong application development background using Django framework. 3+ years of experience developing in Django Python Web Framework.
  • A solid understanding of Django Rest Framework. Experience with building and operating a modern REST API (ie. Swagger, monitoring, rate limiting, authentication, etc.)
  • Strong experience with synchronous and asynchronous interfaces and microservice api development is a must.
  • Knowledgeable about other technologies and able to suggest integration solutions, including third-party APIs.
  • Hands-on experience with Docker, DevOps, Jira, Jenkins and Git.
  • Comfortable with web and application server operation (Apache Tomcat).
  • Shared repository and fork-pull models
  • CI/CD/AutoDevOps
  • 2+ years hands-on with AWS Services/Native AWS Experience (3 or more): Lambda, SNS, SQS, S3, API Gateway, CloudWatch, CloudFront, CloudFormation, RDS, CLI
  • Experience with queueing systems (Celery, SQS, Pub/Sub, etc)
  • High-level Object Oriented knowledge, with demonstrated complex implementations a must, e.g., custom API's, optimization techniques, and design pattern


  • Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise.
  • Familiar with Project Management concepts and tools.

If you know someone who'd be a good fit, email me a current resume and follow up with a phone call. (Ref Job ID # 347959) We pay referral fees!

Thank you and stay safe!

Stuart Zander

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients' innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit .

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Don't miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check!

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