Software Engineer - Python

What You’ll Do
The Software Engineer - Back End will participate in requirements gathering, system design, system process documentation, implementation, code reviews, testing, and maintenance of the ConsumerAffairs platform. Furthermore, a good candidate is excited about the Agile development philosophy and is no stranger to the accountability and responsibility that comes with it. This individual will work closely with the ConsumerAffairs team (including business analysts, UX designers, and engineers) to build clarity on product vision and to implement that vision with a high velocity and quality.
Desired Abilities:
  • Proficiency in Python - able to write good, clean, testable, Python code 
  • Experience with MySQL, Django, TDD and git
  • An understanding of SEO and accessibility best practices 
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 a plus 
  • Familiarity with nginx, redis and celery a plus
Who Are You
The right candidate will possess a number of important qualities that allow them to succeed in the role.  They include:
  • A strong attention to detail 
  • A basic knowledge of Agile development practices 
  • 2+ years of professional experience developing web applications 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Familiarity with the fast-paced startup environment and culture 
  • A team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
You have no problem living out our core values:

  • Amazing Judgment
  • Clear Communications
  • Impactful
  • Curiously Innovative
  • Passionately Courageous
  • Selfless Honesty 
About Us
ConsumerAffairs is a rapidly growing SaaS business. Companies (Brands) utilize our SaaS product to proactively connect with their customers, collect reviews, solve customer issues, generate sales and shape their online reputation.
Over 8 million consumers visit each month to research products and services, connect with brands, write reviews and read news.
ConsumerAffairs is a fun, creative and fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Our team is energetic, passionate and, dare we say, brilliant. We are looking for like-minded individuals that are highly self-motivated, imaginative and excited about building something together.

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