March Newsletter

Tue 03 March 2015 by David Fischer


If there are articles, jobs or events you'd like to see in the next newsletter or if you have any feedback on San Diego Python, feel free to share with us.

Upcoming events

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

Monthly Meetup (
Our regular monthly meetup will be held at the Ansir Innovation Center on Thursday March 26 at 7pm. We are doing 5 minute lightning talks. If you are interested in speaking, please contact us or post in the meetup comments.

PyCon 2015 (
PyCon 2015 is being held April 8-16 in Montreal. PyCon is the largest Python conference and there are a number of local San Diegans headed to the conference.

PyData Dallas 2015 (
PyData is a community of data analysts and developers who use open source Python tools for use with Big Data™. The conference is being held in Dallas April 24-26. The call for papers closes next week.

SciPy 2015 (
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 open.


AWS systems engineer (
BrightScope, a local financial information company in UTC, is looking for an exceptional engineer to help with their AWS infrastructure. They are big San Diego Python supporters.

Linux Sysadmin (
Are you a Linux Administrator with strong configuration management experience? Eastridge Workforce Solutions, one of the sponsors for our data science funconference, has a client committed to being the leading provider of advanced patient - caregiver solutions and wireless workflow messaging systems for hospitals and other healthcare providers. Must have advanced scripting skills with Python, Perl, Ruby or Bash.

QA Test Analyst (
Are you a junior to mid-level IT professional eager to take your career to the next level? Interested in getting into the automation test arena? This is a direct hire QA opportunity where the #1 requirement is strong scripting skills in Python, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript or Bash.

Software developer and craft beer enthusiast (
TapHunter, a downtown startup focused on craft beverages, is looking for a developer to join their team. Their stack is Python and Django on Appengine and their mobile app is written with JavaScript on Titanium.

Software engineer (
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.


I would also like to thank all the presenters, volunteers and attendees of the Data Science Workshop. The posters and demos given during lunchtime are available. More information and materials will be available over the next week or so.


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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 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.