Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.
Discovery Engineering at Outside turns Impact from our award winning content and passionate community into Active Moments. From planning a hike, learning a new yoga pose or registering for their first marathon - we are simplifying personalized Discovery for users. We guide Discovery every day by understanding the world of active choices better than anyone else.
We are looking for an Experienced Python Engineer to grow our team of active lifestyle participants who share a common interest in federated backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will build the backend systems that power our recommendation system (recsys) and syndication platform, create collaborative solutions, and continuously improve our engineering practices. Above all, your work will personalize how the world Discovers their next Active Moment.
This job can be 100% remote
- Creating novel solutions, without reinventing the wheel
- Sharing how you’ve learned from what didn’t work
- Embracing standards that align teams
- Taking on new responsibilities for what you build
- Participating in code reviews, pairing and hackdays
Come join the Gaia GPS team at Outside and help build the future of outdoor mapping. In this role you will work on backend systems used to manage user data, and search systems used to find places to hike, bike, and adventure. You will work with a small team of software engineers, designers, and product managers to build a product used by millions of outdoor enthusiasts.
- Organizing around work, not people (spending less time in meetings)
This job is 100% remote, and the company has been remote for 7+ years.
- Joining a rapidly scaling project
We are Excited to build together because You:
10+ years experience building applications in Python.
- Have demonstrated creativity in creating scalable API’s using Python and GraphQL
Previous experience with a legacy codebase and geospatial technologies.
Design solutions that meet the business needs encompassing the full technology stack from Back End database design, Front End views and Back End services and working with other developers to meet the requirements.
- Contributed to a new or an existing codebase, ideally in productionInvest time to increase your knowledge, in both foundations and abstractions of technology
Hands-on development, testing, debugging and ongoing maintenance of both new and existing code.
Experience building web applications with Django or another web framework.
- Care about user outcomesValue team success over personal success
Recommendation of best practices for development and application support.
Experience implementing Mapbox (an asset).
- Embrace uncertainty and use it as an opportunity to learn
B.S. in Computer Science or relevant work history.
Interested in Mapping or outdoor adventure.
Work Visa Sponsorship is not available
Why You’ll Love Working at Gaia GPS
We are passionate about outdoor and active lifestyle participants and live the lifestyle ourselves
Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $130,000 to $145,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors
We are a technological and data-driven business
We are committed to active lifestyle participants and will provide them with the world’s most personalized content that inspires and motivates them by understanding them better than any platform in the world
We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things
We believe in autonomy and taking initiative
We take what we do seriously. We don’t take ourselves seriously
We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
Gaia GPS has a software culture where marketing, support and management folks also code to improve apps and help with the product.
You will be proud to say that you work for Outside, Inc./Gaia GPS and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day
Work Visa Sponsorship not available
Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $130,000 to $180,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission. Additional Benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees.