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Senior Full Stack Developer


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Are you an experienced Python/Django/Full Stack Developer looking to do work that matters? Forum One is looking for a Senior Developer to join our team and work out of our office in Washington, DC or Alexandria, VA.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the technical planning, user story and technical acceptance creation, and coding
  • Guide and manage other developers that are contributing code to the project
  • Estimate the level of development tasks within a project
  • Identify and correct complex bugs and problems
  • Plan technical architectures that minimize or eliminates performance problems, complexity, or solution fragility
  • Review mockups and other artifacts
  • Interact with business stakeholders and guide them through decision making, determine best approach, provide time and cost estimates and develop high quality solutions using Python and Django
  • Create and update models, views, and templates
  • Work with front-end developers to integrate their CSS and JavaScript
  • Develops web pages using latest responsive design development techniques

What you bring to the table: 

  • Quick thinking and ability to solve complex issues and problems
  • Overall programming experience of 5+ years
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or information systems (preferred)
  • Extensive Python 2 experience including knowledge of various Python frameworks including:
    • Django (version 1.4+)
    • Django Templating Framework
    • Django REST framework
    • pytest
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of unit testing methodologies
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle in a large enterprise environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Independent, self-managed and motivated
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Why you’ll love it here:

  • All employees are owners
  • 401(k) match
  • 25 days paid time off to start
  • Flexible work hours
  • Killer benefits & professional development
  • Do work for amazing, world-changing clients
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones
  • Full staff retreats

About Forum One:

Forum One is a full service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; and Cologne, Germany. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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