DISH

  • Senior Python Developer

    Location US-CO-Superior
    Job ID
    2017-41026
    Category
    Software Engineering
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

     

    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

     

    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

     

    Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Dish Technologies, in Superior CO has an opening for a software engineer with strong Python
    development skills. This is an exciting opportunity for any software engineer with at least 4
    years of Python development experience, and a solid computer science foundation.

     

    This position is part of the team that provides meta data for the whole organization: Dish,
    DAny, and Sling TV. The meta data is sourced from multiple external agencies, and includes
    show/movie/sports descriptions, actors, dates, schedules, etc. This team processes over 100
    terabytes of data daily, and distills this data down to what the internal customers need. As one
    might image, this requires a dynamic team with a broad set of skills. In the Senior Python
    Developer role, the candidate will work on both creation and maintenance of UIs, APIs,
    dashboards, and Airflow workflows.

     

     

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A Successful Senior Python Developer will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or Engineering or equivalent experience and 4 years experience with Linux, including experience writing Linux scripts with bash or similar shell as well as the following:

     

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years of Python development
    • BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
    • Solid understanding of computer science
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written English)
    • Some leadership experience (getting projects/tasks done leading a small team)

    Desirable experience (technology we use):

    • ETL
    • SQL
    • NoSQL
    • Large Volume Processing (Hadoop, MapReduce, etc.)
    • AWS
    • Elastic Search
    • Kafka producers and consumers
    • Machine Learning

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