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Python / Django Developer (Contract) | The Sentinel Project

Python / Django Developer (Contract)

The Sentinel Project is looking to contract an experienced Python / Django developer to update our existing open-source software platforms, including feature implementation and optimization. This remote contract position is open to applications from any geographic region but strong English language skills are required. A successful applicant will have a portfolio of completed open-source web developments and experience as an independent contractor.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Extend and upgrade existing web applications according to strategic plan and required functionality
  • Testing and optimization of web applications, user experience and user interface
  • Work with technology leads to develop and deploy changes to web applications

Required Skills:

  • Five (5) or more years of professional web development experience with at least three (3) years of Python, and Django web frameworks
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in web development with portfolio of complete projects
  • Strong knowledge of Python, SQL, HTML, and CSS as well as a solid knowledge of current web standards
  • Proficient in front-end development with HTML5 / CSS and Javascript experience, asynchronous request handling, and API operation
  • Experience with responsive web design, version control systems (especially Git), SQL databases, Google APIs, open-source projects
  • Ability to work independently, track hours and productivity
  • High-quality written and verbal English communication skills

Conditions:

  • This is a limited-term remote contract position
  • Applicants are expected to engage as a contractor

To apply:

Please contact us at joinus@thesentinelproject.org with:

  • An updated resume or LinkedIn URL
  • A portfolio URL (if applicable)
  • A cover letter explaining how your background and expertise will ensure you excel in this role