Django developer

Phoenix, AZ – FTE

Description of Position

Company Overview

We are a cash-flow positive, privately funded startup with a small team of friendly people. When we go out to lunch, the restaurant is usually chosen for its beer list. This position is encouraged to work four ten-hour shifts per week and enjoy three-day weekends.

Essential Functions

  • Complete development and take full charge of the next version of client’s REST API, built on Django REST framework 3.5, Django 1.10, and Python 3.5.
  • Deploy the API through AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and RDS or Aurora. Note: AWS Lambda support for Python 3.5 is under development.
  • Utilize Amazon Web Services, such as SQS and SES, to create an event-driven architecture for employee workflow and minimize workload on the database.
  • Configure AWS alerts and monitoring to ensure scalability and rapid response to events.
  • Collaborate with staff to carefully construct API functionality around employee and customer needs.



Develop and improve automation tools and risk analysis models for fraud detection.




  • Python 3
  • Django and Django REST framework
  • AWS: Lambda, API Gateway, RDS/Aurora, SES/SQS
  • Non-session based authentication, e.g. API key + Secret key
  • Desire for independence and flexibility as part of a small, close-knit team.



  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Machine learning
  • Binary outcome regression modeling
  • Familiarity with the chargeback process
  • Ecommerce, especially platforms such as Magento, Shopify, WooCommerce

Posted December 19, 2016 by & filed under Digital Staffing, Jobs.