Sr. Python Developer
at Six Foot, LLC.

Six Foot is looking for a high quality Python developer with loads of experience building scalable web applications to join its platform team. This is a highly technical position requiring a deep understanding of both Python and Django as well as PL/pgSQL and RDBMS technology. The ideal candidate will have relevant work experience and a career path of proven success working within a successful web team. CS degrees are not expected or required; we much prefer git repos and work experience in the field.

The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and supporting a great number of technical services. Experience in networking, web servers, server architecture (Linux/Ubuntu), bash scripting and automation, deployment workflows and automation are a must for this role.

The candidate will also be responsible for monitoring and maintenance of a relational database system. Candidate is not expected to be the DBA for this system although skill in administering database systems, particularly PostgreSQL, are of paramount importance. Ability to write queries on the fly or fix abstract problems are very important.

This is a full-time position requiring the candidate to live and work in Houston, Texas. Six Foot provides relocation assistance for qualified candidates at our discretion.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Working quickly in a high stress environment to patch or update issues with an online, live service;

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing junior developers;

  • Deep understanding of interconnecting Python systems;

  • Ability to problem solve on the fly;

  • Live monitoring and maintenance of PostgreSQL system;

  • Live monitoring and maintenance of several running Python/Django applications;

  • Live monitoring and maintenance of attendant services that comprise a robust online gaming platform;

  • Providing documentation for errors/bugs so they can be address by the core team;