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Former Business Manager Accused of Defrauding Stan Lee Appears in Court

A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive of justice. Court documents show Los Angeles police alerted authorities in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale that Morgan’s cellphone was being used in north Scottsdale. Morgan, 43, was found in a house […]

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita, Becoming 26th Thoroughbred to Die at the Track Since Dec. 26

A third horse has died in nine days at Santa Anita when Kochees could not be saved by surgery on Sunday morning after sustaining an injury Saturday during the sixth race. He was vanned off the course and a splint was applied. He stayed overnight in his stall in the hope of stabilizing his condition. Since the injury to his left front leg was not a compound fracture, surgery was an option. It would have ended his career but saved […]

‘If You Want to Live, Keep Going’: Woman Rescued After 17 Days in Hawaii Forest Ate Moths, Wild Raspberries to Survive

A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller told the New York Times that despite these moments, she told herself “the only option I had was life or death.” “I heard this voice that said, ‘If you want to live, keep going.’ And as soon as I would doubt my intuition and try to go another […]

Simon Pagenaud Wins Indy 500 on Penske’s Golden Anniversary

Simon Pagenaud may have saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory. Pagenaud gave the venerable team owner his 18th victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” by outdueling Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday. The two swapped the lead five times over the final stretch before Pagenaud stormed to the front for good seconds before he took the white flag. Rossi chased him for the final lap around Indianapolis Motor […]

Another Teenager Dies in Santiago Canyon Crash That Killed Driver and Injured Passengers After Car Slammed Into Tree

A teenager who was in a vehicle that slammed into a tree on a dark road Saturday in Santiago Canyon has succumbed to his injuries, making him the second person to die in the crash that also injured three other people, authorities said. The driver, Joshua Morales, 19, of Santa Ana and a 17-year-old Garden Grove boy died in the crash, California Highway Patrol said. CHP did not identify the Graden Grove boy but the Orange County Register reported that […]

Police Searching for Missing 5-Year-Old Utah Girl Say Case Is ‘Not Going to End Well’

Police in Logan, Utah, are continuing their search for a missing 5-year-old girl but they warned the case is “not going to end well.” Elizabeth Shelley was last seen at home by her mother on Saturday at 2 a.m., according to Logan City Police Captain Tyson Budge. Eight hours later, police were alerted that the girl was missing. Also missing from the home that morning was 21-year-old Alexander Whipple, Elizabeth’s uncle, who police say is the main suspect in the […]

Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Happy Holiday Weekend! We might have some rain drops Sunday, but there are plenty of indoor events to enjoy! After taking a look at my report, PLEASE BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE INTERESTING EVENTS BELOW. (Wow! There is so much happening I could not jam all of this information in what I broadcasted!) Please forgive the error on this graphic; someone got carried away! :-( MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ARMED […]

Woman Suffers ‘Significant Bite Injuries’ in Florida Alligator Attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles from Cape Canaveral. The department said it would not release the woman’s identity because of patient privacy laws, and referred further inquiries to the Florida […]

10-Year-Old Boy Among 3 Hurt After Being Ejected from Log Ride at Riverside Amusement Park

Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riverside. Officials say riders were thrown from the vessel and trapped in the water. Fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta says a woman was hospitalized in critical condition. A man and 10-year-old boy were treated at a hospital for […]

Summer Pet Safety Tips with Dr. Jeff Werber

Celebrity Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber shares tips to keep dogs and other pets safe in high summer temperatures. Find Dr. Jeff on social media @drjeffwerber or at DrJeff.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Battleship IOWA Museum Previews Their Memorial Day Tribute

Erin Myers joins the Battleship IOWA Museum team as they preview their Memorial Day tribute event taking place on Monday, May 27th. For more information, visit pacificbattleship.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Suspected Shooter Found Dead in Culver City Motel After Hours-Long Standoff

Police officers surrounded a Culver City motel where a suspected shooter was barricaded in one of the rooms Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A SWAT team entered the room after an hours-long standoff and found the suspected gunman dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said a preliminary investigation revealed. Authorities received reports of a person who had been shot at around 6:09 a.m. in the area of Lincoln Boulevard and Flower Avenue in Venice, LAPD Officer Mike […]

California Legislature to Make Decisions on Use of Force, Rent Spikes, Gig Economy Labor Laws

The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to rein in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that originated in each chamber. If they survive, they will be considered by the opposing chamber before lawmakers adjourn in September. Some of the measures facing key votes: GIG ECONOMY Companies like Uber and Lyft helped […]

65-Year-Old California Man Killed by Shark in Hawaii

Authorities say the man killed by a shark in Hawaii this weekend was a 65-year-old resident of California. Shark warning signs are posted Sunday in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died. Witness Allison Keller tells Hawaii News Now that the man appeared unconscious as rescuers brought him to shore Saturday. Keller says the victim was missing his left leg from the knee down and skin was torn from his wrist. Hawaii’s Division of Conservation and […]

15 to 20 Vehicles Burned in Carport Fire at Residential Area in Highland Park

A massive fire at a residential area in Highland Park destroyed more than a dozen parked vehicles, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call about a carport fire in the 5800 block of Benner Street at around 2 a.m., Battalion Chief Jaime Lesinski told KTLA. Firefighters arrived to find six to eight residents using house lines to douse flames that were about 40 feet high, Lesinski said. Efforts by the residents, who […]

Woman in Stable Condition After Officer-Involved Shooting in Reseda: LAPD

A woman is in stable condition after she suffered a gunshot wound during an officer involved-shooting at a residential neighborhood in Reseda on Sunday morning, according to Los Angeles police. Authorities received a 911 call about a woman with a gun in the 8000 block of Hesperia Avenue just after 7:30 a.m., Sgt. Barry Montgomery said. Officers arrived to find the woman holding a handgun to her head in front of a residence, Montgomery said. They told her to drop […]

Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay Quarterback, Dies at 85

Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. The Packers chose Starr out of the University of Alabama with the 200th pick in the 1956 draft, and after Lombardi’s arrival in 1959, Starr led Green Bay to six division titles, five NFL […]

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Multivehicle Crash on SB 5 Freeway in Arleta

The southbound 5 Freeway has reopened in the Arleta area after a multivehicle crash that left one dead and two injured shut down all lanes early Sunday. The California Highway Patrol announced the closure at Van Nuys Boulevard just after 5 a.m. All lanes were reopened just before 9 a.m., CHP said. A total of three people were transported to the hospital, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. One of them was pronounced dead there, officials said. Another patient was […]

Tanker Crash Shuts Down NB 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita Area; 1 Lane Reopened

Just one lane was reopened on the northbound 14 Freeway in the Santa Clarita hours area after a double tanker collided with a sedan and spilled hundreds of gallons of gasoline, forcing the closure of all lanes early Sunday morning. The driver of the passenger vehicle suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, said Brian Stevens, an inspector with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The driver of the truck, which bears the Shell logo, was not hurt. […]

Light Showers Moving Into SoCal on Sunday

Gray May continues in Southern California this Memorial Day weekend. KTLA’s Lauren Lyster reports on May 26, 2019. [email protected] sent in this video of strong winds blowing though the Antelope Valley. Share your Memorial Day weekend weather photos and video with @ktla using #ktla. Let us know how to credit you on air and online. Details here: https://t.co/amYpaOEuNa pic.twitter.com/hCPiXZ2TG7 — KTLA (@KTLA) May 26, 2019 Latest Rainfall Graphic with expected totals through tonight. Light to locally moderate amounts expected. Highest […]

Senior Software Engineer - Back End

The Black Tux - Santa Monica, CA

Posted 2 months ago
The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so guys can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.
Just as we are on the cutting-edge of men's fashion, we also strive to stay on the cutting-edge of technology and looking to looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer. Our biggest goals on the technology team are to deliver the best possible customer experience, building solutions that adhere to high software engineering principles, and striving to maintain a positive culture where diversity and personal growth are highly valued.

What You'll Do

  • Build and improve software systems for a fast-growing, disruptive e-commerce company
  • Design, develop and optimize scalable backend infrastructure to support the core product
  • Create APIs to integrate with front end and 3rd party systems from highly distributed and independent microservices
  • Deliver defect limited code through ubiquitous test automation
  • Serve as a key member of the backend design team through strong collaboration
  • Contribute to the development of the team, our standards, and best practices
  • Identify bottlenecks in our efficiency as a team (“tech debt”), propose and implement solutions
  • Mentor and support other engineers on the team and act as the go-to person for solving problems in your domain of expertise

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of professional software development
  • Extensive experience with Python
  • Familiarity with a web framework: Django, Pyramid, Flask, etc.
  • Conversant in ES5+ and Node.js
  • Knowledge of modern web technologies
  • Experience building distributed services
  • Strong software architecture and design skills, solid CS fundamentals, pragmatic software design and architecture patterns, and their best usage
  • Excellent data modeling skills and strong experience with query optimization
  • Experience with developing and deploying on containerized architectures such as ECS and Kubernetes
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex technical and architectural concepts and ideas with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Strong organizational & leadership skills
  • Previous work on consumer web products built from scratch
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment

Benefits and Perks of Working at The Black Tux

  • Exciting startup environment
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Paid parking
  • Parental leave (non-birthing parents included)
  • Open vacation time
  • Stocked kitchen & pantry
  • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
  • Monthly team outings
  • Free suit and tuxedo rentals

We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.
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