Kforce Python Developer in New York, New York

Kforce has a client seeking a Python Developer in New York, New York (NY). Overview:This is a well-known company that consumes online data, TV, and radio from around the world to provide real time search results and media viewing. Our clients use our platform daily to monitor their brands and campaigns and get alerted on new content.You will be joining our content platform team. This team ingests data and makes it searchable for our Front-End Team. We are looking for an Engineer to help us improve search quality, performance, and availability; someone to help us find new ways of using our data; and someone who can help with our process.The client is a small, fun, and competitive team located in the heart of New York City. Developers have the freedom to set their own schedule, vacation days, and workflow. There are always plenty of snacks to take your mind off that pesky bug. And what startup would be complete without the requisite ping-pong table? What you will be working on:

  • Improving the speed and reliability of our data pipeline built on Python and RabbitMQ

  • Scaling our Solr search infrastructure to support more content sets, faster query speeds, and easier maintainability

  • Working with our large databases for replication, sharding, and reporting

  • Exploring solutions to build our monitoring and alerting infrastructure

  • Researching new search based products and projects like message-bus based text productizing

  • 3 years of software development experience

  • 1 years of development experience in Python

  • 1 years of Unix command line environment interaction

  • Knowledge of relational databases (for example: MySQL or PostgreSQL)

  • Experience using git

  • Message buses (for example: RabbitMQ or Kafka)

  • SQL query optimization

  • Lucene search related engines (Solr, Elasticsearch)

  • NoSQL data stores

  • Load balancing and caching technologies (Varnish, HAProxy)

  • Puppet and/or Capistrano

  • Domo/Pentaho or other business intelligence platforms

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:80.00Maximum Compensation:120000.00