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Backend Python/Django Developer

Newport Beach, California, United States
December 05, 2018


Required Duties & Skills:

> Writing clean, readable code

> Developing scalable, easily-maintainable software

> Collaborating with other team members and stakeholders

> Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability

> Extending and improving existing internal software systems

> Software Testing

> Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

> Participating in daily scrum meetings

> Ability to take product ownership and deliver

> Basic understanding of front-end technologies

> Understanding of accessibility and security compliance

> Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

> Understanding the differences between multiple delivery platforms (e.g. mobile vs desktop) and optimizing output to match the specific platform (e.g. HTML5, and CSS3)

> Strong English-language communication skills

> Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


> Good front-end ability (Javascript, CSS, HTML)

> Knowledge of Vue.js, jQuery, Bootstrap, and React Native

> SQL, PostgreSQL

> Familiarity with AWS, bitbucket and heroku

Prior experience with remote work and launching a new product with a startup

> 3+ years of professional experience working with Django

About Us:

We are a fast-growing and leading company in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.

Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life

We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency

We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from

We thrive on open communication and dedication

We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities can move up in the organization fast.

Our three companies: - With over 1.5 million visitors per month, SelfHacked is the best source of scientific information on supplements and health topics with integrity, no agenda or ideology. We strive for completeness and accuracy, and we work to make it accessible for everyone. The SelfHacked team includes 4 PhDs, 1 PharmD, 2 PhD students, 2 MS in biology, and a few biochemistry graduates. - We analyze people's DNA (over 15,000 users so far) and symptoms and give them health recommendations based on their DNA that are simple and easy to understand using our custom-built algorithms. - Provides high-quality, science-backed information and lifestyle, diet, and supplement recommendations based on lab test results.