Python Developer - New Zealand - Christchurch

This is a great opportunity for talented Python developers to join the Christchurch branch of New Zealand's largest open source company. Come and work on challenging and interesting projects with a team of committed and skilled open source developers.

We are open-minded about your level of commercial experience, but we won't compromise on your proven ability to write impressive Python Code. You will have direct contact with clients and users so you will need to be a confident communicator who is able to build rapport with customers, determining and then addressing their requirements. Whether working independently or as part of a team, you are hell bent on delivering outstanding results for our clients.

Required skills and experience:

  • A commitment to open source

  • Substantial Python/Django experience that you can demonstrate and/or reference, which must be in an open source or other non-academic context

  • Strong general software engineering skills

  • Good working knowledge of HTML/CSS

Skills and experience that we value and might encourage us to place you in a more senior role:

  • Good working knowledge of JavaScript (Angular or React.js would be an advantage)

  • Good knowledge of GNU/Linux

  • Experience with HTML5

  • Relational database experience, using SQL (ideally PostgreSQL)

  • Experience with continuous integration and automated testing

  • Experience with designing and implementing system architectures

  • Experience working on large and mission-critical systems

  • Experience with providing technical leadership

  • Experience with other programming languages

Good things to include in your email are:

  • a link to your GitHub profile or other relevant online resources

  • a comprehensive curriculum vitae

  • a cover letter that specifically relates your skills and experience to our mission

What's in it for you?

  • Stimulating work

  • Great colleagues

  • Great culture

  • Superb coffee

  • Fresh fruit every day

If this sounds like you please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@catalyst.net.nz

 

Applicants for this position must either have:

  • NZ residency, or

  • a valid NZ work visa