The project is to enhance an existing django application and conduct performance optimization to improve the user experience.
Application Architecture Overview:
The django application uses a MySQL backend and will use an Nginx web server. The application will be hosted on Amazon Web Services.
-- Good English Skills
-- Ability to read software specifications (English)
-- Can communicate with project manager on Skype text chat during the US Business -- -- Hours (5am – 3pm EST – New York City Timezone)
-- Significant Experience in HTML, CSS
-- Experience in Django template development.
-- Experience in organizing large django applications.
-- Experience using Git.
-- Must be detail oriented – no sloppy or lazy coding styles.
-- Must be able to test their own code.
-- Experience using Twitter Bootstrap
-- Must be able to test code across different browsers and devices.
Additional preferred skills of a developer:
-- Experience deploying code to live production servers
-- Understanding and experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process
-- Can provide ideas and feedback to improve overall software design.
Our Company Overview
Our company is a web application development company based in the United States. We have been on oDesk for a long time and spent over $50,000 USD with contractors so far. We develop applications for both external customers and our own internal projects. We use Amazon Web Services (AWS) extensively. We are currently looking to expand our development team by adding freelance developers throughout the world. Our web projects are generally developed in Django or another Python framework and use a PostgreSQL backend.
** We will not respond to any phone calls about this job or work with any company outside of the oDesk system **