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Experienced Python Programmer

Experienced Python Programmer

Website Offshore Weather Services

Offshore Weather Services, a private weather forecasting company based in Melbourne, Australia is seeking to employ a python programmer based in Melbourne.

You will have a wide variety of responsibilities including:

  • Maintaining existing products and pipelines (python, Excel, VBA, flask, django, SQLAlchemy);
  • Develop new data-derived products to help meet current and future customer demands;
  • Custodian of a PostgresSQL database;
  • Working with cloud‐based computing (Amazon EC2);
  • Working as a team including with Weather Forecasters and other developers;
  • Manage and maintain a Linux cluster and Linux servers.

Requirements – the candidate must have the following:

  • Excellent coding skills in python (2‐5 years’ experience);
  • A good understanding of modern software development practices (version control, bitbucket/github, automated testing, unittest, pytest);
  • Good working knowledge of Linux systems (2‐5 years’ experience);
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team.

Desired – experience in the following would be highly desirable:

  • Working with conda environments;
  • Experience with web frameworks e.g. Django or Flask;
  • Previous experience with databases. SQL, PostgreSQL;
  • Experience with high‐performance computing (HPC) environments;
  • Experience with Amazon EC2;
  • Previous experience with VBA;
  • Good understanding of statistics;
  • Project management skills;
  • Scientific background.

Annual Salaries will be in the range of 80k-140k depending on prior experience.

Applications close 09-08-2020.

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