Experienced Python/GAE Developer

Experienced Python/GAE Developer


Job Description

oDesk Professional Services is looking for an experienced Python developer. The right candidate should have solid programming experience.

We are looking for candidates who are willing to work full-time, if not immediately, then at least within the next few weeks. This is also a long-term contract for the right candidate.


+ Skills
1. Proven Python and web development experience - either in the form of top test scores or in the form of referenceable work
2. Uses JavaScript/JQuery
3. Has decent CSS design skills - i.e. can finish/polish the HTML themselves
4. Feels comfortable with Google Appengine and its tools (db, taskqueue, channels API, etc)
5. Comfortable with distributed version control git/mercurial etc
6. Strong communication skills, professional writing in English, confident to work with clients to collect user requirements.
7. Independent contractor - we are not looking to hire agency contractors at the moment.

+ Availability
8. Available to work as soon as possible
9. Be able to allocate 30 hrs per week. The availability need could start part-time for about 2 weeks, but later on, we are hoping you can provide full-time availability.

Nice to have:
- Have some open source contribution in Python projects - please feel free to include links in your cover letter
- Have community participation in Python lists/blogs etc. - please feel free to include links as well

Please respond to this job posting by stating how you meet each of the requirements above. Looking forward to speaking with you soon.

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