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Python Web Developer

Atlantic Media Washington, DC

National Journal is a premier research and insights company committed to helping organizations effectively navigate Washington. The mission is to equip the thousands of government and business leaders in the nation?s capital with the intelligence, insights, and connections they need to save time, increase efficiency, and deliver success. Best known as one of Washington?s most trusted media brands for nearly 50 years, our expertise is unmatched with teams of specialists dedicated to government affairs, communications, and political research, in addition to exceptional journalism. National Journal?s premier products are: National Journal Leadership Council, Hotline, Race Tracker, National Journal Daily, Communications Council, Ballast Research, Capital Exchange, Network Science Initiative, and the Presentation Center. National Journal is looking for entry-level and experienced Python Web Developers to join our digital product team and contribute to front-end and back-end development of our website, CMS, and rich data tools focused on government affairs. Developers should be able to work well solo and together with others and follow best practices for coding and collaboration. Local Washington, DC area candidates only, please. This is not a remote or telework position. Major Responsibilities Include: + Maintain good development practices and workflows, including identifying and implementing optimizations + Participate in our system of peer code review, help to verify the quality of code being released, and maintain a high degree of focus on reliability and performance + Provide accurate time and effort estimates for work completion based on requirements and help to ensure the team delivers on agreed-upon deadlines + Contribute to a culture of automated testing and code reliability + Perform major and minor day-to-day development tasks as needed + Collaborate with the Product Management team and peers to plan weekly sprints and daily tasks Qualifications: + 2+ years of demonstrated experience successfully launching complex projects on time + 1+ year(s) of experience as developer of a web app, custom software product or organization web site + 1+ year(s) of experience with most or all of the following: web programming and frameworks (Python & Django strongly preferred), relational DBs, jQuery & JavaScript, HTML, CSS/LESS, Git + Experience with the following technologies beneficial but not required: MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, WordPress, CDNs, uWSGI, Redis, Celery, Jenkins, Sentry, New Relic, Nginx, CentOS, RabbitMQ, NodeJS, React, Salesforce, Marketo, iOS development, high availability systems, or graph databases + Organized, detail and deadline oriented, highly focused + Ability to prioritize & manage multiple projects at one time; cool under pressure + Analytical thinker with strong/creative problem solving skills + Experience with Agile development methodologies + Strong written and verbal communication skills + General interest in government and elections Atlantic Media Values: Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two ?pillar gifts? in you, and everyone else. In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions ? + Force of Ideas: At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing. We believe that ideas ? to the good and not ? have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, and giving voice to the latter. + Spirit of Generosity: Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity ? a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct. Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth ?critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character. Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

Atlantic Media


Washington, DC
20044 USA