Senior Python Developer
SurveyMonkey - Seattle, WA

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About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is the world’s largest web-based survey tool. We believe everyone deserves easy access to the insights and information they need to make better, more informed decisions.

SurveyMonkey is trusted by millions of customers, including all 100 of the Fortune 100, as well as other businesses, academic institutions and organizations of all shapes and sizes. In any given month, we collect more than 25 million survey responses from people in over 190 countries around the world.

The company is incredibly profitable and growing quickly. We are leveraging our dominance in the survey space to disrupt adjacent markets and help millions of new users.

Python Developer for SurveyMonkey Audience

The SurveyMonkey HQ is in Palo Alto, CA, but the coolest kids are in the Seattle office, which is located downtown near Pike Place Market.

The Seattle office (among other things) works on SurveyMonkey Audience, our rapidly growing panel research business which will completely change the face of market research. Unlike other panel companies, we don’t spam our users, and we generate hundreds of thousands of dollars of donations a year to dozens of worthy charities. The code is green-field, and there are some seriously hard engineering problems we need your help tackling.

We write Python code that runs on Ubuntu Linux. The team is composed of practical-minded collaborators with broad skill sets, not cowboy programmers who work in isolation. A lot of time is spent discussing the product’s user and business needs, doing spec and code reviews, whiteboarding, and thinking through our long-term growth strategy. Most of the team comes from a startup background, including several folks who started and sold their own companies.

Perks include frequent lunches; a bus pass, parking, or $$ if you bike (encouraged!); the flexibility to telecommute one day a week; a generous vacation policy; competitive heath care benefits; stock which will actually be worth something; and lots of other great things.



Experience deploying and being responsible for production software

Practical knowledge of web frameworks like Pylons/Pyramid or Django; or for other languages, like Ruby on Rails or C# .NET

MVC pattern

Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent

Experience building high-traffic websites

Agile development, including pair programming, unit tests, continuous builds, and frequent deployments

Linux (Ubuntu) configuration and administration

Search technologies (e.g. Lucene Solr)

NoSQL data stores (e.g. MongoDB, Redis)

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer.

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