Software Developer, Django/Python

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Full-time

Job Description

As a Software Developer using Django and Python you will be a key member of the Investopedia CMS team with responsibility for building and maintaining a content management system used across the organization. You are a respected technology driver with a track record for building best-in class engineering systems in a fast paced, results driven environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide experience based technical leadership to the CMS team responsible for developing a content management solution using Django and Wagtail (Python)

  • Build solutions for high volume and scale using cloud solutions (AWS, Google Cloud, etc.)

  • Champion operational excellence; establish metrics for continuous improvement

  • Modernize and streamline development processes using Agile frameworks

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to team and peers

  • Drive initiatives for audience growth, user acquisition, monetization and personalization

  • Key partner in strategic planning, engineering budgets and infrastructure needs


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 2+ years of Django (/Wagtail) experience

  • 2+ years working with a content management system

  • 5+ years of Python experience in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly proficient in SEO, migrations and engineering best practices

  • Authority in modern web practices including mobile first, component libraries, page speed and continuous integration

  • Authority in database design, application architecture and SOA or Micro Services

  • Proficient in Agile processes and road mapping

  • Proficient in ad monetization, viewability and ad taxonomy integrations

Additional Information

About Investopedia:

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 30 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audiences.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work two years in a row (2016 & 2017) by Business Intelligence Group, Crains Best Places to Work and a Digiday award!
  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (
  • Because we believe in SCOPE (
  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (
  • And these guys and gals! (

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited for growth, innovation, hard work and fun!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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