9 Jul 2014

Full-Time Senior Systems Developer

Cars.com Santa MonicaAnywhere

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Job Description

We’re looking for a passionate senior developer who is creative, motivated, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. You should be prepared to face a wide variety of challenges, including both front and back-ends of web development.  If you’re interested in working with a group of talented people in a casual setting in downtown Santa Monica, please read on.



·       Back-end development for deployment automation using Python and other tools

·       Supporting several dozen PostgreSQL and MySQL databases instances

·       Supporting PHP and Java legacy systems and work to rewrite and re-architect them in Python

·       Maintaining software development best practices, including: proper documentation, code reviews, writing unit tests, etc.

·       Researching and integrating emerging technologies

·       Troubleshooting and bug fixing live software systems

·       Help manage up to 3 projects at the same times

·       Provide guidance and solid feedback to more junior team members

·       Provide architectural leadership and advice to the team


Technical Experience:

·       4+ years of recent Object Oriented development experience

·       2+ years of Python experience (or Java/Ruby/PHP with a desire to learn Python)

·       4+ years of working SQL knowledge with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL

·       5+ years of working knowledge of Linux/BSD (Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, RedHat, FreeBSD)

·       Working knowledge of modern source control such as Subversion, Git, or Mercurial



·       Excellent verbal and written skills

·       Eager learner; we are happy to teach you new skills and technologies

·       Collaborative work ethic



·       Familiarity with ORMs (SQLAlchemy, DjangoORM, Storm, Hibernate, etc.)

·       Familiarity with OO Design Patterns (e.g. Gang of Four)

·       Familiarity with Javascript and any Javascript toolkits

·       Familiarity upgrading legacy systems

·       4 year degree in Computer Science, Math or related field

 Who We Are: http://www.newcars.com/images/cars_intro.swf


 Cars.com is a premier leader in the automotive online marketing space. Centrally located in Santa Monica, we have a casual team-focused workplace and a competitive compensation and benefits:


·       PPO Health and Dental Insurance plan including flexible spending plans

·       Matching 401K + Bonus plan

·       Competitive paid vacation and holiday schedule

YouTube video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvD7eGoxICw

How to Apply

To Apply submit resume here:  https://classifiedventures.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid

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

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  • Anonymous

    This is a great company to work for, and cool people.

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