May Newsletter

Sun 03 May 2015 by David Fischer

Pythonistas,

We now have a code of conduct! Our community as part of the Python community at large works hard on being welcoming, and this code of conduct is just a formal outline of what is expected from members of the community. Please get in touch with one of the organizers if you have questions.

Upcoming events

Saturday study group (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies and SD Python are continuing the Saturday study group at the Ansir Innovation Center. The goal of the Saturday study group is to learn Python together in a collaborative environment.

PyLadies Casual Study Group (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies are meeting at Lestat's on Adams Avenue on Tuesday May 12 at 6pm. Whether you are interested in learning Python or a Python pro looking to keep your skills fresh with a friendly group of Ladies and supportive men, this is the group for you. This meeting is now regularly held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Tijuana Python Users Group (facebook.com)
May 14 will be the first meeting of the Tijuana Python Users Group. The event will be in Spanish at the fantastic HUB STN coworking space at 7pm.

Monthly Meetup (meetup.com)
Our regular monthly meetup will be held at the Ansir Innovation Center on Thursday May 28 at 7pm. We are actively seeking speakers for five minute lightning talks. Please comment on the meetup if you're interested in speaking.

Geek Girl San Diego (geekgirltechcon.com)
Geek Girl Tech Conference returns to San Diego on June 20. It is the largest hands-on tech conference of the year for Women and Men in San Diego. All skill levels are welcome. There are discounts for non-profits and students.

SciPy 2015 (scipy.org)
SciPy's annual conference is being held July 6-12 in Austin. SciPy is a community (and a pretty darn good toolkit) dedicated to open source Python software for math, science and engineering. The call for papers is closes this week.

DjangoCon US (djangocon.us)
DjangoCon will be in Austin this year from September 7-9. Texas is a popular place for conferences this year. Financial aid is available and the call for proposals is open until May 15. This year DjangoCon is run by a new nonprofit, the Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA) which means lower prices and making the event more accessible to those who need it.

Jobs

Software developer (sportechbi.wordpress.com)
Are you into data analytics and sports? Or just looking for an early stage startup to join? SporTech B.I. is looking to add it's first member of the team outside the co-founders. As Lead Software Engineer, you'll work alongside the C.T.O. to build amazing business intelligence apps for sports organizations, starting with soccer clubs.

Full Stack Developer (brightscope.com)
Brightscope, a local financial analytics firm and big SD Python supporter is looking to hire a full stack Django developer to join their ever growing team. They are based in the UTC area.

Software engineer at Intellisis (intellisis.com)
Intellisis is looking for you, the agile-loving, curious, technology-obsessed Python connoisseur ready to take on new challenges. They're a small company near Torrey Pines and are all-in with Python.

Notes

Would you like to see your job opening on our newsletter that reaches over 1000 local Python developers? First, read our job posting guidelines and then send it to us if you would like it to appear in the newsletter or you can post it yourself to our mailing list.

The Python Software Foundation accepts donations on our behalf but there is no obligation to donate in order to highlight your posting here. Five dollars helps and $50 helps a lot. These donations entirely go toward our periodic workshops as well as our meetup.com dues. Also, we are on gittip if you're into that sort of thing.

Did you know that San Diego Python has a chat room? There are some nice folks happy to help or just chat in #sandiegopython on Freenode.