Join Vericant as a Senior Python Software Engineer

We are looking for a Python Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

Vericant is a fast growing ed-tech startup company bringing modern technology to the English testing market. We are changing the industry using our cloud-based language assessment platform, video production and delivery technology, and scalable interview infrastructure. We are a community of data-driven colleagues who have effective relationships with many satisfied clients, and we are constantly striving to better serve internal and external stakeholders.

If you like working in a small elite team, using Python and Django, and building awesome stuff that clients actually use, come join us.

Job Responsibilities:


Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code


Provide general support to project team in a manner complementary to the company


Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications


Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic


Implementation of security and data protection


Integration of data storage solutions, primarily MySQL and PostGRE

Essential Skills:

  • 3 years or more of Python experience
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills
  • Collaborates well in a team environment
  • Sensitive to clients’ needs, can develop warm relationships with colleagues
  • Expert in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework (Django is recommended, Flask is also acceptable, etc.)
  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages Jinja 2, Mako, etc.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, specifically Git and Github

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of Django Behave, Selenium, or similar automated testing frameworks
  • Proficiency in Mandarin

Qualified candidates should submit a résumé, a formal cover letter that outlines where you first heard about the position, and three references. Applications missing any of these components will not be considered. Send application materials via e-mail (as PDF attachments) to