Remote Python Team Lead work | EPAM Anywhere

This website uses cookies for analytics, personalization and advertising. Click here to learn more or change your cookie settings. By continuing to browse, you agree to our use of cookies.

Back icon

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.

Please note that even though you are applying for this position, you may be offered other projects to join within EPAM Anywhere. 

Join EPAM Anywhere to quickly and easily find projects that match your knowledge and experience, while working with Forbes Global 2000 clients, building a successful IT career, and earning competitive rewards. The platform provides additional perks, including a flexible schedule, professional development opportunities and access to a community of experts.


  • 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

                                            We offer

                                            • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                              • Work on enterprise-level projects on a long-term basis
                                                • Full-time remote work
                                                  • Unlimited access to learning resources (EPAM training courses, English classes, Internal Library)
                                                    • Community of 38,000+ industry's top professionals

                                                      40 hrs/week

                                                      Hours per week

                                                      12+ months

                                                      Project length

                                                      Belarus, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine

                                                      Locations eligible for the position