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Experienced Python Web Application Developer - Remote at KoBo Toolbox

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Python Web Developer to join KoboToolbox, working remotely for 35-40 hours per week during US Eastern business hours.
United States
Full Time

✅ Pros

  • 🌍 Global impact: Work on projects that change lives globally
  • ⏱️ Flexibility: Enjoy the option for a 4-day workweek
  • 👥 Diverse team: Work with a globally diverse team

⛔ Cons

  • ⌚ Intense workload: Requires 35-40 hours per week
  • 🕑 Time zone restriction: Must overlap with Eastern Time
  • 📝 Long-term commitment: Ideally a 1-year commitment

🔧 Skills

Python coding
Knowledge of relational databases
Proficiency with Git
Experience with API-driven web applications
Curiosity and initiative
Cooperative approach to problem-solving
Ability to scope, prioritize, and organize tasks
Ability to provide constructive feedback

🗣️ Impact

Influence global change through data-driven projects, working with over 14,000 nonprofit organizations worldwide that conduct millions of surveys monthly.

👉 Responsibilities

  • Write robust, concise, reusable code with tests and documentation
  • Review developers’ code and provide constructive feedback
  • Distill requests into technically detailed feature requests
  • Shape the design and architecture of the overall tool suite collaboratively

🔍 Requirements

  • Experience writing, deploying, and maintaining server-side Python code
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • Overlap with working hours in the Eastern time zone

✨ Benefits

  • Directly contribute to projects impacting millions globally
  • Work in a fun, meaningful environment tackling global challenges
  • Partake in a diverse, inclusive team
  • Benefit from professional development opportunities

About KoBo Toolbox

KoBo Toolbox is a leading technology non-profit organization with a global vision, dedicated to providing the most widely used data collection tool for challenging settings to social impact organizations for free. Our mission is to help organizations working in humanitarian response, development, human rights, and more by generating high quality ground truth data. We drive innovation by developing data tools designed for and by practitioners, including next generation qualitative and quantitative methods. With a global reach and local impact, we work with organizations like the Caribbean Development Bank to enhance community resilience in the Caribbean. Our services include powerful form development, data collection and analysis, project and team management, and secure and flexible solutions. We also offer feature development, organization server set up, training, and consultations to meet the unique data collection needs of organizations worldwide. With a quick and free account creation process, users can easily start their first data collection project and access support through our forum and extensive user documentation. We are committed to empowering organizations with the tools they need to make a meaningful impact in their respective fields. At KoBo Toolbox, we are a trusted provider of secure and custom-branded data collection solutions for organizations of all sizes. Our team specializes in setting up and maintaining standalone servers tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. We also offer training and consultation services to ensure that your team is fully equipped to make the most of our tools. We offer scalable support plans tailored to your organization's specific needs, ensuring that you have the assistance you need to collect and analyze data effectively and securely. Trust KoBo Toolbox to help your organization thrive. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can support your data collection efforts.

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