Back-end Developer in Platzi

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Platzi's Product Team has the challenge of offering our students the best educative experience through our end-to-end platform. As a startup, we constantly face the challenge of iterating at a fast pace with experiments that explore the best way to satisfy the needs of our students. Our culture is very important for us, and a fundamental element of it is the constant and honest feedback as the best tool for professional growth. Please be sure to read to find why you should not work with us, yes be sure to read it before applying, also as a foundational document.

Job functions

  • You will be working with a cross-functional team focused on the development of services and APIs, working closely with PMs, QA Specialists, Designers, Frontend Developers, and Data Scientists with a clear understanding of why you are building these services, the impact they will have and how they will be integrated with the rest of the platform, especially the frontend.
  • Design scalable solutions.
  • You will have help from your "buddy" who will be the person you will be reporting to and will help you on this journey in your work environment.

Qualifications and requirements

We are still a startup, grownup but a startup at our core, this is the place where you can make things happen and we expect you to bring change and enrich our culture, structure and processes, you should have a:

  • Long term Python/Django experience, or Golang experience and familiarity with Python/Django.
  • At least a B1 English level, being able to comfortably have work related conversations in English.
  • Good documentation and testing practices while building reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Mindful application of security and data protection practices.

Desirable skills

We expect you to be an outstanding team player, with a growth mindset. You will be responsible not only for implementing the required services on the platform backend but also for troubleshooting bug reports and helping to establish ambitious goals to improve our codebase in general and our practices as a software development team.


Platzi is a safe work environment that embraces diversity, where you can grow at high speed. We provide health coverage, maternity, and paternity leave. We have an amazing perk program, that includes a mental health program and special care for our current work from home circumstances. We always give an extra for our team, want to know more?

Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Vacation over legal Platzi gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

This company is a Best Place to Code.

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Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in South America and Mexico.

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