Scout - Python Engineer
Cardinal Information Group - Boston, MA

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Python Engineer

We are looking for skilled Python engineers to contribute to two of its products, Scout and TalentFilter. Reporting to the Development Lead, the Engineer will join a distributed team to implement large scale multi-tenant B2B services. Scout is seeking creative thinkers who thrive in a fast-paced engineering driven culture.


Collaborate with designers, testers and product owners to build requirements and drive product direction

Produce high quality, testable and scalable code

Contribute to all engineering aspects of the project. Just a few of those areas include:

Solving challenges in performing 3pty service integrations

Consuming SOAP and REST APIs to exchange data with clients

Data modelling in MongoDB

Machine learning and document classification/scoring

Must Haves:
Three or more years of professional software development experience, preferably with Python, but if not, your background should enable you to become a great Python developer quickly

Self-motivated and a strong problem solver with an emphasis on root-cause analysis and quick resolution of issues

Adaptable, have-a-go attitude, willing to learn new technologies and skills quickly

Relentless focus on improvement, both for yourself, and the product

Nice to Haves:
Python, particularly Web Service micro-frameworks

Knowledge of NoSQL databases such as MongoDB

High level of familiarity with Distributed Version Control (Git)

Experience working with Agile development practices

B.S. in Computer Science or related subject

Experience with or interest in machine learning and document classification problems a plus.

Previous contributions to Open Source projects

About the Company

TalentDrive and Scout are the leaders in the fast growing multi-billion dollar talent acquisition industry. TalentDrive develops, markets and operates Talent Filter, the industry's most trusted online resume sourcing solution. The Scout team develops, markets and operates Scout, the world's first and largest digital recruitment marketplace.

These products, built on leading edge technology platforms using the latest tools, are integrated with the industry's leading applicant tracking systems. Using sophisticated data processing and matching technology, they deliver unmatched value to a rapidly expanding customer base.

The world class TalentDrive and Scout teams are guided by experienced leadership, including industry veterans John Chuang, CEO of Aquent and Co-Founder of Scout, Sean Bisceglia, President and Founder of TalentDrive and Scout, and start-up veteran and technology expert Ken Lazarus, CEO of TalentDrive and Scout.

The TalentDrive and Scout workplace combines the best aspects of the startup world - strong teamwork and commitment, significant individual freedom and responsibility, and a fast-paced environment - with the financial stability, benefits, and infrastructure of a larger organization (provided by Aquent, a sister company).