Python Engineer with a Data Focus

 

About Host Compliance:
Host Compliance is a privately held tech company located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Our vision is a world in which the sharing economy works for everyone. We seek to contribute to this by being the leading independent and trusted third party that local governments can turn to for data, tools and impartial advice on how to implement and enforce local rules for Airbnb-style short-term rentals. You can learn more about us from articles from the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and CBC News.The team behind Host Compliance consists of an experienced group of data scientists, engineers and business people with backgrounds from Caltech, Harvard, and McKinsey. The company is profitable and since launching out of Stealth mode in Q2 2016, we have grown extremely rapidly.

https://hostcompliance.com


About Turing Talent:
We are a new breed of talent acquisition and incubation. We are reinventing distributed engineering teams by breaking down barriers between the world's best talent and the most exciting companies. Turing Talent has created the first pan-European hubs which house international engineering teams for the most cutting-edge tech companies from Silicon Valley and beyond.

www.turingtalent.io



Are you a top-notch Python engineer with a keen eye for data? If so, we need to talk! We're looking for someone who can help us build software around our data services. We help local governments address the challenges around short-term rentals like Airbnb. The tools you build will help local governments make better choices around permitting, collecting a fair tax, and keeping neighbourhoods safe. We are making a difference with more than 130 local governments across the US and Canada using our services. 

We're headquartered in California, US with a distributed team. 


Key Responsibilities: 
 

  • Wire up front-end & backend services to be used by data analysts

  • Expand our reporting and analytics tools

  • Independently produce well-crafted reports, with an eye to detail to ensure that the report is both accurate and valuable.

  • Write performant SQL queries and optimize existing queries.

  • Contribute to our core Python codebase

  • You should also be a person who thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment. We solve hard problems on tight deadlines and release multiple times per week

Required Skills and Experience:
 

  • 3+ years of experience in Python

  • Proficient with PostgreSQL or similar SQL environment

  • Should have knowledge of SQLAlchemy

  • Should be comfortable with HTML and Javascript

  • A passion for fast-paced development and daily release



Additional Nice-To-Have Skills: 
 

  • Flask

  • Pandas

  • PostGIS

  • Scrapy / Scrapinghub / Crawler

  • Mechanical Turk

  • Angular 1