Python Developer

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Cactus Communications (www.cactusglobal.com ) is a leading provider of communication solutions, including academic and scientific editing, medical communications, publication support services, English language workshops, transcription, and translation. Our company mission is to enable growth through effective communication.

Editage (www.editage.com) a division of Cactus Communications provides high-quality services to academic, publishing, and pharmaceutical communities.

We are looking for a kick-ass Software Developer for our new Research and Development (R&D) cell. The R&D cell is a part of the Technology team at CACTUS. As one of the founding members of the R&D cell you will work directly with the VP of Technology on several cutting-edge projects and experiments spanning  Business Intelligence, Warehousing and other emerging technology streams. We are looking for an enterprising technical genius who can work fast and independently on unstructured business and data experiments.

 

You fit the bill, if you:                                                                                              

  1. Are extremely driven
  2. Can work at super-sonic speeds independently
  3. Consider yourself a top-notch techie and a hacker
  4. Have implemented a solution in a programming language that you learnt overnight
  5. You can’t sleep at night because you don’t understand how a certain solution works
  6. Have played a hands-on solutions’ architect role owning all aspects (technical architecture, coding, server setup, and deployment) of any technical solution

 

Required skills & experience

  1. Minimum 1 year experience as a software developer
  2. Expertise in Python programming
  3. Hands on experience with two or more of the following PHP, nodejs, R, Hadoop
  4. Full understanding of how Git works
  5. Experience with Linux and deploying server and services

 

P.S:  If you are fresh out of college but if you have worked on cool personal projects AND/OR contributed to open source projects we will consider you (we don’t care about GPA)

 

Preferred skills & experience

  1. Experience/projects in the academia/publishing industry
  2. Experience with Amazon web services, Nginx, apache, nodejs, bots, data warehouse, scraping, AI, Machine learning. 
  3. Experience with Natural Language Processing and Stanford’s NLTK

 

Our team

We are a 80+ agile and driven technology team. Our products have a global reach with users in 170+ countries. We are hosted completely on Amazon cloud and employ various technologies like (but not limited to)  angularJS, Laravel, PHP, Solr, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Nodejs, Mongodb, Python, Ansible, Graylog, Drupal and more.

Unlike most techies, we are extremely social and believe that happiness levels are directly linked to performance. We are generous with our lunchboxes, quirks, smiles, and pranks – all of which help us maintain a vibrant work environment. What’s more - with the best work hours ethic in the industry and a company policy that takes fun very seriously, we make sure that we work hard and party harder!

Job location: 
Andheri West, Mumbai

Application process
  1. Send us your CV: Please don’t send us the description of your previous organization or detailed description of your projects. Do talk about your contribution and how did you make a difference.
  2. Send us a cover letter explaining why you think you are a good fit for this role
  3. The selection process involves two rounds of interviews

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
Career Enquiries: behappy@cactusglobal.com