Lead Python/Django Developer

Location: Tampa, FL; San Diego, CA

Start Date: February 5, 2020

Job Description

Venuetize is currently recruiting for a talented Lead Python/Django Developer to join and lead our Commerce Development team.

The Lead Python/Django Developer will work with our team of talented engineers and architects to design and build the next generation of our Venue Platform.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Lead development of RESTful APIs and microservices in Python using Django, MySQL, and Postgres.
  • Identify and improve API performance (latency, DB queries, etc.), and write API unit tests.
  • Improve existing workflows, rewrite or refactor code to improve service scalability and availability.
  • Develop integrations with 3rd-Party services and APIs. 
  • Designing and developing RESTful webservices to be consumed by multiple platforms (iOS, Android, AngularJS, React Native, and Web/HTML).
  • Collaborate with Frontend and Mobile Developers to optimize API usage.
  • Write unit tests (TDD), debug and improve code quality, stability, and scalability.
  • Ability to estimated (LOE); and target delivery dates based on LOE and Resource availability.
  • Document technical designs and Proof-of-Concepts for other developers to leverage.
  • Conduct code reviews for code produced by junior and senior developers on the team.
  • Assign and prioritize work for Offshore development resources.
  • Ability to identify code bottlenecks, memory leaks using tools and sound architecture.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Architects to define, design, and release new features.
  • Lead priorities on related bug fixes and improving overall application performance.
  • Leveraging best of new technologies to continue to innovate the Venuetize platform.

Who We Are:

We are innovators in people engagement for businesses where large groups of people congregate. Venuetize is a mobile-first platform as a service, leveraging an integrated ecosystem that optimizes the intersection of personalized data, marketing analytics, relevant/targeted content, and interactive technologies in order to acquire, retain, and monetize loyal user bases across multiple market verticals. Venuetize’s platform specializes in deep third party integrations and location-detection for contextual awareness. Venuetize was established in 2014 as a means of capitalizing on the highly fragmented market around the venue-based sports and entertainment industry.

Using our market-ready, cloud-based platform, we provide innovative, mobile-first solutions that are dynamic, interactive, and social, experience-driven, and lifestyle-oriented. Our platform offers a centralized orchestration layer connecting various venue services, disparate infrastructure, systems, and bi-directional data and analytics to dynamically serve up contextually-relevant and personalized content, experiences, and services to users via their mobile devices. A user’s context is derived by combining time, location-detection sensors, self-identified preferences, and user behavioral analytics. And the result is an unparalleled engine powering personalized user experiences and targeted customer engagement.

For more information, visit http://www.venuetize.com, follow Venuetize on Twitter or connect with Venuetize on LinkedIn.


  • 7+ years of experience in Python / Django development
  • Expertise in the following technologies: 
    • Python / Django
    • Web Services / Microservices
    • NodeJS, ReactJS, JavaScript
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Strong working knowledge of tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Backend architecture experience, (preferably with payment integrations)
  • Experience with Python webservers, (particularly w/ libraries like Django, Jinga2, and Webapp2 a plus)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, (is a plus)
  • Experience with RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Celery, (is a huge plus)
  • Experience with AWS / Cloud Hosting, (is a big plus)
  • Experience with basic JavaScript, HTML
  • Strong working knowledge of how Web UI Layer works, (includes HTML, jQuery, Javascript, AJAX, NodeJS, and Angular)
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL, MySQL, and/or PostgreSQL databases
  • Working knowledge on CI/CD tools like TeamCity or Jenkins (is an added plus)
  • Solid foundation and understanding of industry best practices in Application Design and DB architecture
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills  

To apply, please forward your resume to careers@venuetize.com.