Python / Django Engineer
Eventup - Santa Monica, CA

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Eventup.com, a Santa Monica startup, is looking for a full-time Python developer with Django experience. Job Description: You°ll be working with our small development team to provide daily product support, bug fixes, and new feature development. We work in a fun, fast-paced, agile environment and have an extensive product roadmap ahead of us. We work with the best tools available, love the open source community, and pride ourselves on keeping our technology cutting-edge.

You will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise and ideas to our product at every stage. Responsibilities: Working with our Django-based stack to maintain and support our existing products Write unit tests and handle incoming bug reports for our existing products Refactor existing code for speed and scalability improvements Perform security audits for existing and new code Write new code for iterations on existing products as well as for new products/features Work with our team to extend our cloud-based platform architecture and continue innovation Design and build REST APIs for our service and apps Requirements: At least 3 years experience working with Python and Django Knowledge of gunicorn + nginx web server deployment Comfortable with command line and common tools (pip, git, Fabric) Knowledge of Apache Solr / Haystack search applications Familiar with common stack components: Django, gunicorn + nginx, Ubuntu, MySQL/RDS, South, Fabric, Memcached, etc Experience using AWS to build scalable load-balanced server architectures Familiar with REST-based API design and development Bonus skills: Knowledge of advanced MySQL design, sharding " replication strategies Familiarity with load balancing and auto-scaling server architectures Comfortable with front-end HTML/CSS/Javascript development and debugging Compensation: This position offers competitive compensation, great benefits (medical, dental, vision), and early company equity in a funded startup. We are a small team right now and expanding quickly with lots of room to grow! About Eventup: Eventup is a marketplace that is changing the way people book and plan events.

We provide people the opportunity to make money on their previously under-utilized and under-monetized assets while making it simple and easy for people to discover amazing locations. We launched in February 2012 and have since made it to major metros such as LA, SF, NY, Chicago, and Miami. We are a Seed funded startup backed by firms such as Lightbank, CrossCut Ventures and NEA. We believe in an environment of fun, driven by an extremely hard work ethic and responsibility.

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