Back End Developer (Python)

Interplay Learning

Austin, TX (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 23 Feb 2021

Cloud Python

Job Description

At Interplay, we love what we do. We embrace our daily challenge to push technological limits to invent better ways to make learning easier and training more powerful. We attract passionate people and invite spirited discourse. We celebrate that our jobs fit our lives, not the inverse. We are uncompromising in our belief that together: we can build better training, build better careers and build better lives for customers and our team.

Position: Back End Developer

o Award-winning, mission driven start-up in eLearning/EdTech and Virtual Reality

o Fully Remote position - Austin, TX based start-up

o Meaningful, impactful projects

o Fast growing company and team

A day in the life:

o Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code

o Diverse range of projects in the development of the LMS, 3D simulation tools, analytics and integrations with external systems - integrations, analytics and globalization

o Manage coding projects and delegate work to a small team where required

o Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

o Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to address and mitigate these problems

o Maintain and improve code quality and organization



o Expert knowledge in Python developing web apps, cloud- based services and database manipulation

o NoSQL database experience, in AWS DynamoDB, GCP DataStore or similar technology

o Education - Formal training in a relevant software development or computer science course, or equivalent experience in a practical role that can be demonstrated

o Strong communication skills allowing efficient communication in English with your team members, and the ability to manage and delegate tasks to appropriate team members where necessary

o Practical ability to write clear, concise code that is readable, and easily maintained; experience in testing practices; building robust, scalable and performant web applications

o Experience integrating with external APIs, services and authentication procedures


      Remote work from anywhere!Generous vacation policy (3 weeks of PTO + week off around the end of year holidays)
      Medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for individualsPrivate company stock optionsA company committed to professional development, innovation and openness

    Diversity Statement

    At Interplay Learning, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to who we are and how we operate our business. Were building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals for the betterment of each other, our company, and our customers. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices. Interplay Learning commits to promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse membership.

    We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Interplay Learning is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need any reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. We regard diversity of thought as fundamentally important to our company culture, and encourage every employee to participate in our Diversity and Inclusion committee, which acts to promote conversation around equitable practices in our workplace.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Interplay Learning is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic or activity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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