Senior Python Software Engineer

Labster Published: July 31, 2019
Telecommute, Denmark
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Your Mission

As a full stack engineer you will join our distributed and cross-functional team that is responsible for maintenance and development of new features for our core platform. Labster engineering teams are approximately 40+ developers, 3 Artist and SQAs located across multiple time zones. Some of the projects we are currently working on include but are not limited to: building VR simulations,  building complex game/simulation editing tools and an advanced learning analytics dashboard or implementation of micro-service architecture. To achieve our goals, our stack includes C#, Unity3D, Python, Javascript, AWS, Azure etc.

Your responsibilities

  • Take project ideas from design to implementation.
  • Assume leadership and responsibility for the technical tasks and deliverables for a particular project.
  • Develop solutions that are highly scalable and secure, but easy to maintain.
  • Contributes to the engineering team's culture of high code quality. You are accountable for the quality of code that is delivered to QA and production and must ensure that appropriate code reviews and unit testing are adequately performed.
  • Seeks ways to meet the underlying business requirements with cost effective, highly re-usable patterns and components.
  • Assists Project Manager in project planning and estimating of project score items.


  • Expert-level understanding of the Python programming language, related optimization techniques, and design patterns.
  • At least 5 years' experience in Django development.
  • At least 3 years' experience in Javascript, HTML and CSS development (vanilla js, Angular, React, etc).
  • Good working knowledge of relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience with Git version control tool.
  • Effective English communication skills (oral and written) are a must.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Experience and/or willingness to work in a remote/distributed team.

Why should you join us?

  • We provide a friendly and productive work environment with fun, smart, open-minded international people.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with the newest technologies, for the company with noble vision.
  • We provide a competitive salary based on your qualifications and experience.
  • Flexibility in arranging your working hours.
  • Company warrants as a part of your remuneration.
  • This is a fun and challenging opportunity to work in an exciting company with no dull corporate lifestyle.

About Labster

At Labster we are dedicated to empowering the next generation of scientists to change the world . Our goal is to develop fully interactive software that makes learning both engaging and effective, and to make it accessible to as many students as possible (see short trailer here).
We govern ourselves by using a flat-hierarchy system called Holacracy that is focused on roles, collaboration and distributed leadership. We believe in flexible work hours and a good work-life balance, and while we love to achieve great things via concentrated work, it’s incredibly important for us to have happy and engaged team members.

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