3 Aug 2013

Full-Time Python Web Developer


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Job Description

Jobs at Discogs

Love music? Want to build a great resource for music fans worldwide?

Discogs is the largest database of music information. Each month, millions of people use Discogs to connect and learn about music as well as buy and sell it. We are a small and creative company where each employee’s contribution can make a large impact. As Discogs continues to grow, we are looking for bright, dedicated, innovative and highly motivated people to help us realize the vision of Discogs: To be the one of the premier websites for music enthusiasts everywhere.

Python Web Developer

We are looking for software engineers to develop web-based applications in Python and Javascript. The right candidate has experience building web applications and understands how the web works from top to bottom. Excellent communication skills are a must.


Well-versed in a dynamic programming language such as Python or Ruby
Deep understanding of Object-oriented programming
Experience in database programming: MySQL preferred


HTML, Javascript, Ajax, jQuery
Version control experience with git, mercurial, or subversion
Familiarity with MVC/MVT frameworks like Django, Pyramid, web.py, web2py or Ruby on Rails
Experience developing/designing large scale software systems
Experience with distributed computing and messaging systems
Web APIs
Experience writing unit, functional and integration tests
Knowledgeable of various Agile methodologies and practices
Experience with Werkzeug, Flask or Bottle is a plus


Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to commit and follow through on projects and tasks
Self-starter who is comfortable working with others in a small, dynamic environment
Interested in open-source technologies

Discogs HQ is located right off the Beaverton Central MAX stop in Portland, Oregon. We work in a bright and open office with tons of windows everywhere. Fresh coffee beans, beer and snacks are always on hand and every Friday we have catered lunches delivered. Every month we have a hack day where you’re free to hack on anything Discogs-related. Each developer is free to choose their preferred environment (laptop, display, editor, etc).

How to Apply

To apply please visit:

Please include:
1. Why you want to work with us?
2. Why you think you would excel at this job?
3. Links to your code samples at GitHub, Bitbucket, etc.
4. Your top five favorite music artists.

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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