November Newsletter

Mon 02 November 2015 by David Fischer

Pythonistas,

Our monthly meetup this month is NOT on the usual 4th Thursday which is Thanksgiving this month. Instead it will be on the 19th of the month. The December meetup will also not be on the usual date.

Upcoming events


Justin Mares comes to SD Tech Founders (meetup.com)
Justin Mares, co-author of Traction - How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Growth, will be coming to San Diego Tech Founders on November 4th to talk about growing startups and his book. Tickets are $10.

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. The study group is open to people of all skill levels and is particularly open to those new to Python. Bring a laptop!

PyLadies Casual Study Group (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies are meeting at Eclipse Chocolat (now a usual location!!) on Tuesday November 10 at 6pm. Get some of the best chocolate in San Diego and learn some code. 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.

Monthly Meetup (meetup.com)
Our regular monthly meetup will be held at the Ansir Innovation Center on Thursday November 19 at 7pm. We are actively seeking speakers for five to ten minute lightning talks. Please comment on the meetup if you're interested in speaking.

Django Girls Inland Empire workshop (djangogirls.org)
Django Girls, a non-profit that helps organize programming workshops for women, is holding a workshop for women who would like to learn to build websites at UC Riverside on December 5. Applications are still open and they are looking for mentors.

PyCon 2016 (us.pycon.org)
PyCon 2016 is coming to Porland Oregon in late May 2016. Registration and the call for proposals are now open.

Jobs


Backend Django Developer (signspan.com)
SignSpan is a San Diego-based startup focused on developing a digital signage cloud platform. We are looking for a remote, part-time backend developer conversant in python and Django. Responsibilities include design, implementation, and maintenance of REST APIs. Expertise in Mandrill, AWS, Swagger, agile, and JIRA are highly recommended. Contact Tom for details.

Python Engineer (eastridgelabs.com)
Eastridge Workforce Solutions, a local provider of workforce management is looking for a Python engineer to join their team. The engineer will be responsible for designing and building modular applications and APIs. The only absolute requirement is expertise with (and a love for) Python.

Python Developer Consultant (linkedin.com)
A client in the La Jolla/UTC area is looking for a candidate with heavy Python development. Knowledge of Apache, Linux, multiprocessing, SQL, Mongo DB and HBase is helpful. Contact Diego with Sayva Solutions for details.


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Notes


We are always looking for people willing to help organize San Diego Python. Can you help film speakers at the monthly meetup? Would you like to put together this newsletter once in a while? Want to help at the beginners table at the Saturday study group? Ask an organizer how you can help!

You can always talk to us at #sandiegopython on Freenode and if you feel we're doing a great job then the PSF accepts donations on our behalf.