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Senior Software Engineer (Python/Django) at WhoCo

Company: Whoco
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Location: This role is remote, based in the US. Or if you're local to Los Angeles, feel free to work from our office anytime! About WhoCo: It doesnt matter how many interviews youve done. Whether youre a candidate or a hiring manager, the hiring process is frequently frustrating, largely opaque, and super time-consuming. Whats more, its dehumanizing. Its superficial, lacks guidance on both sides, and often favors the interests of the company. Its a fractured process with little thought given to the opportunity at hand or indicators of success in the role. Job descriptions get copied from the web, and people wing it in interviews. But accepting a new job is a personal, potentially life-changing decision, and a hiring fail can be devastating for a company. WhoCo is here to fix hiring. Our technology connects and humanizes every part of the hiring process: organizational design and planning, role analysis, interview planning, and beyond all supercharged with rich data and modern HR Science. Hiring is profoundly human, so we provide a guided hiring process that facilitates smart matches for candidates and companies. And the WhoCo talent team supports the human element of the hiring process, tooon both the company and candidate sides. This is how we team. WhoCo was founded in 2019 by Amit Kapur, Tim Armstrong, Karl Rinderknecht and Chris Bissell: four experienced entrepreneurs who spent their careers building world class teams at Google, Amazon, AOL, and Verizon; and launching successful startups like MySpace (acquired by News Corp), Gravity (acquired by AOL), and Patch (acquired by AOL). Come join us! Role Overview: Sr Software Engineer (Python/Django) A Senior Software Engineer at WhoCo owns parts of the technical architecture and implements some of the most complex components of the product. The ideal candidate is a backend specialist who has spent a lot of time working in data modeling, scalability, stability, services and contracts, and other facets of modern distributed engineering. This individual knows what cloud solutions are available, in particular the AWS product offering. As an experienced engineer, they choose their frameworks and libraries based on the needs of the project and the capabilities of the team. Within the codebase, they write foundational code and establish best practices to serve as example for the rest of the team. Our Stack:

  • Frontend: Angular 11, React, TypeScript, GraphQL
  • Backend: Django, Python, GraphQL, gRPC, Postgres, Redis
  • Infrastructure: AWS ecosystem, Docker, ELK, Git, Kubernetes Objectives:
    • Build specialized sourcing tools and internal dashboards
    • Optimize deployment workflows and reduce service downtime
    • Keep the stack dependencies up to date, write documentation, and define testing strategies
    • Integrate with 3rd party APIs to extend the WhoCo solution (eg. scheduling, Slack notifications, assessment tools)
    • Develop B2B APIs for partners in the hiring space to use for integrating with WhoCo
    • Advise and instrument infrastructural needs (eg. hosting, monitoring, tracing)
    • Help onboard and mentor other product engineers
    • Expose data from the relational database and gRPC microservices via a client friendly GraphQL schema and other APIs
    • Break down product specifications into engineering tasks and provide early feedback regarding technical implementation Functional Skills:
      • Python (open to ramping up RoR/Go backgrounds)
      • Django (Flask expertise welcome)
      • Software Architecture
      • Web Application Development
      • Database Design Personal Skills:
        • Collaboration
        • Initiative
        • Problem Solving
        • Verbal Communication
        • Developing Others
        • Leadership Still reading?!Apply at: ...or check out ourother engineering openings @ by Jobble

Keywords: Whoco, Santa Monica , Senior Software Engineer (Python/Django) at WhoCo, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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