Back-end Developer in Platzi


    Remote — Full time

Programming | Senior

Relocation offered

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 are constantly 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 deep respect for the individual differences, we have a strong code of conduct that guarantees a secure environment for every member of our team . Please be sure to read to find why you should not work with us ;-) yes read it before applying, also read as a foundational document for our team.

Job functions

You will be working with a cross-functional team focused on the developments 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, 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 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? Just contact us on the GetOnBoard chat of this application (once you have applied) and we will be more than happy to provide any additional information you need.

Library Access to a library of physical books.
Wellness program Platzi offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Platzi helps you with your relocation.
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.
Beverages and snacks Platzi offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

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