Back-end Developer in Platzi


    Remote — Full time

Programming | Senior

Salary: $2000 - 3000 USD/month

Equity offered

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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 developments of services and APIs, working closely with PMs, 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. specially the frontend.

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:

  • Strong Computer Science or Software Engineering background.
  • Long term Python/Django experience, or Go lang 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.
  • Design scalable solutions.

Desirable skills

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


Platzi is a reference startup on the Latin American entrepreneurship ecosystem, and we offer you an accelerated professional growth path that will expose yourself to our community and the world, we expect you to take advantage of becoming a in-house professor, to participate in live events with our students, write blog posts and record podcast episodes. We are a BYOD company supported by a perk program for all the equipment you need to unleash your potential at work, currently with a strong focus on work from home programs.

Due to the ongoing quarantine state associated to COVID-19 we have switched to a full work from home mode and accepting fully remote applications, our onboarding process and perks program have been updated considering this and we are doing everything in our hand to assure the wellbeing of our team.

Library Access to a library of physical books.
Wellness program Platzi offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
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.
Internal talks Platzi offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Health coverage Platzi pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Mobile phone provided Platzi provides a mobile phone for work use.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Shopping discounts Platzi provides some discounts or deals in certain stores.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About Platzi

Platzi es el más grande esfuerzo de educación online en español, llevando conocimiento profesional de calidad y accesible 💪 💚 #NuncaParesDeAprender — Platzi's full profile