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Python Team Lead

Python Team Lead 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently, we are looking for a very strong remote Python Team Lead of the backend development team for an online education platform based on Open edX (which is based on Python).

The project is the green-field implementation of an Online Education Platform for pupils. The system is \"School online\". It's planned that solution will be based on the Open edX platform and support integrations with some social networks and Payment Gateway. Web and application services will use Azure IaaS model, Data - mostly PaaS one.


  • 3+ years of relevant experience as a Development Team Lead
    • Strong Python experience with Django Framework
      • Experience with MongoDB, Memcached, MySQL, Elasticsearch, query optimization tools and techniques, data modelling techniques, and database design
        • Knowledge and experience of Django signals, REST API, Nginx
          • Strong problem-solving and communication skills to lead a team
            • Good understanding of TDD and BDD approaches
              • Experience with Identity Management (OAuth/OIDC/SAML, JWT)
                • Python unit tests, Sonar/PyLint
                  • Self-motivated to be a part of a high-performing team
                    • Experience with common design and code patterns (e.g., dependency injection, singleton, factories, etc.)
                      • Experience of agile methodologies in software development
                        • Continuous Integration and Delivery using TeamCity and\or Jenkins
                          • Cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP or any other in background)
                            • Good understanding of cloud patterns ant services
                              • Ability to provide and follow best practices for developers: good coding habits, code reviews, pep8 standards for syntax, styling, comments
                                • Good communication skills
                                  • English B1 and higher


                                    • Open edX platform (Python, Django, React.js, Redux, Bootstrap, Mako, Underscore.js, Webpack, MongoDB, Memcached/Redis, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis/RabbitMQ, VM)
                                      • Other parts (which may not require customization) with a bit usage of Java, Ruby, MySQL
                                        • Git, Sonar, Jira, Confluence, Nexus/Artifactory, SonarQube
                                          • Azure Blob, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Traffic Manager, Log Analytics, Azure KeyVault, Akamai CDN, Azure Monitor

                                            Benefits in eligible locations


                                            For you

                                            • Voluntary health insurance for you (100% covered) and your family (with corporate discount)
                                            • Individual sessions with professional psychologists and coaches
                                            • Free corporate sports and wellness programs
                                            • Stable income
                                            • Paid time off

                                            For your comfortable work

                                            • 100% remote work forever
                                            • Free licensed software
                                            • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                                            • Stable workload
                                            • Relocation opportunities
                                            • Flexible engagement models

                                              For your growth

                                              • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
                                              • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                                              • Language courses
                                              • Access to internal and external e-Libraries
                                              • Certification opportunities
                                              • Skill advisory service

                                                40 hrs/week

                                                Hours per week

                                                12+ months

                                                Project length

                                                Armenia, Belarus, Colombia, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

                                                Locations eligible for the position