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Senior Python Developer - Mount Laurel New Jersey
Ref No.: 16-04968
Location: Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Job Title : Senior Python Developer
Location : Mount Laurel New Jersey
Position Type :
 
Contract
Rate : Doe/hr. on W2
US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD and H1B preferred.
No sponsorship available for this job, direct hire (No corp. to corp. or 1099)


Job Description:
Job Summary:
The software developer's role is to design, code, test, and analyze scripting languages (Python), PHP7 software programs, and MySQL/NoSQL databases. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. The eligible candidate should demonstrate an expert level in Python, plus understand/adapt to the existing framework and build automation scripts within the application. The ideal candidate would have 5-7 years of experience.
The candidate will be responsible for scripting server configurations on Comcast network IP devices. This position is coding intensive, and will require the ability to coordinate well with a team; as well as show personal initiative and take ownership of individual components of the development.

 
Must Have for the Position
  • At least 7+ years of experience in real-world Python, Shell, Expect, and/or other scripting languages
  • The candidate should be able to learn business rules and objectives to optimize automation efforts for long term solutions
  • The ability and desire to learn
  • Excellent knowledge of Apache and Linux configuration and command line usage
  • Two or more years systems administration in a Linux environment
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in SQL (MySQL database preferred) and/or NoSQL
  • Experience using Git or revision control systems
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills – listening, verbal, and written
  • Set best practices for the software development process: coding standards, testing, change management, build automation, release planning, and deployment
 
 Nice to have
  • At least two years of experience with PHP7
  • At least 2-3 years of experience with Agile Scrum practices, concepts and procedures
  • Experience in the Telecommunications Industry or Access Network technologies
  • Experience working with large data sets (data mining, data analytics, data manipulation and reporting)
  • Scripting experience with PERL
  • Interface with NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB or Redis
 
 What you will be doing
  • Developing scripts to login and server configurations on Comcast network IP devices
  • Developing scripts to pull and report data
  • Develop service group mapping information for highly valuable internal reports
  • Assist with development of internal APIs using PHP7, Laravel, and MySQL
  • Assist with writing effective user stories and divide the stories into SCRUM tasks
 
Additional Requirements:
  • Strong skillsets in the following areas: analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and attention to details
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work independently and works extremely well in an Agile/SCRUM team setting, including cross-functional structures, and varying levels of management.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Products (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint).
  • Expert level in SQL queries                                                                       
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure (i.e. CMTS – Arris, Cisco, Juniper, and Harmonic)
  • Possesses a positive attitude, is detail oriented, and communicates status on a regular basis.
  • Has the ability to balance competing priorities in a very dynamic/fast-paced environment.
 
Technologies:
  • Database: NoSQL (Couchbase, Redis), SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL), FileMaker Pro 13
  • Front End: JavaScript (React, jQuery), PHP (CodeIgniter, Drupal), CSS Bootstrap
  • Back End: PHP (Laravel), REST API
  • Scripting: Python 2.6 or later
  • Infrastructure: Nagios, Jenkins, Cron, Linux
  • Agile Tools: JIRA, Rally