Senior Python Developer

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Experienced

Passionate about building and delivering great products with purpose? Want a "change the world" vibe that is gaining momentum? Unizin is a university-funded technology startup with a mission to improve student success through digital teaching and learning. We are committed to advancing the state of the art in data and learning analytics, instructional content, and standards.

Unizin is looking for a Senior Python developer that is excited by the prospect of collaborating with a diverse team to create data-centric solutions to help inform teaching and learning across the Unizin consortium, which includes 13 of the largest Universities in the country and impacts over 1M students.

All candidates are encouraged to apply. Unizin embraces diversity and relies on its employees' varied backgrounds and perspectives to spark innovation. 

What you’ll do

  • Use Python, Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, GNU/Linux, and Google Cloud Platform services (PubSub, Big Query, etc)
  • Design and develop scalable services, and systems of services, across Unizin’s product portfolio
  • Proactively facilitate open communication, collective decision-making, thorough reviews, and other engineering practices that create an effective deployment of performant, scalable systems
  • Collaborate with other teams including product, UX, services, support, and University technology staff as needed

What we need from you

  • A passion for innovation, motivated by loosely-defined problems that provide ample room for experimentation, collaboration, and iterative development
  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience
  • A love of coding and building systems, especially with Python
  • A strong belief that a holistic engineering mindset (testing, code review, devops, CICD) is essential to building great systems
  • An ability to balance competing short-term priorities with long-term goals
  • A desire to collaborate, mentor, guide, and be guided by your peers
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills


  • Having a positive impact on the success of over 1M college students
  • 403b with matching
  • Open PTO
  • Flexible hours



About Unizin


Unizin is a consortium of public research universities working together to accelerate and scale the digital transformation of their academic mission. We build products and services that make education more equitable and accessible for over a million students nationwide by collaborating to advance the use of digital content, data, and analytics in the context of learning. 

Unizin is also a US-based, remote-only team of product, engineering, services, and supporting staff. We are fully funded by the investments of our membership for a sustainable mission to enable the next generation digital learning environments and ecosystem. We are a startup inside a collaborative of substantial scale and resources. Visit us at

Unizin is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Unizin is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender identity. Accommodations will be provided to any candidate with special needs requesting such

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