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Senior Backend Engineer (Python / Django) (m/f/d)

Your Role

Do you love to develop new product features and constantly optimize them?

As a Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/d) you will develop new features, design useful API methods and help us increase the reliability of StudySmarter’s software. For this, you will not only work with the Engineering team, but also with the Product, UX and UI team!

We also offer you a long-term perspective as a technical leader to contribute to your personal growth.

The following tasks await you :

  • The development of state-of-the-art architecture based on Django, AWS and Kubernetes in the backend area is one of your tasks
  • You take responsibility for functions from design to implementation
  • Constant monitoring and improvement of our existing backend services with a requirement for smooth implementation
  • You contribute to a user-oriented development of the learning platform of the future

What you need to succeed

  • 💼You have at least 3 years of experience in web development, especially strong Backend, Python and Django skills are part of your profile
  • ➕Bonus: Experience in team leadership
  •  💙You love to develop products
  • 💪🏼You are motivated for new challenges and personal growth
  • 💻You know what clean code and a powerful API should look like
  • 🇬🇧You are fluent in English

What We Offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That's why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job. We do our best to look after your physical and mental health as well as your learning and career development.

What we offer

Food and Drinks

We've got fresh fruit, juices, cereals, and other drinks available for free every day.

Modern Office

Our new offices in the heart of Munich offer state-of-the-art equipment.

Team Events

Have fun and meet your colleagues with bi-weekly social events.


We offer weekly yoga and meditation sessions and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

We are flexible! Work from the office, home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. We have everything you need!


We pay for your training and courses with an annual learning budget.

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Get to Know Us

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Jonas Safranek
UX Concepter

Open Positions

Join us on our journey to change the way students study! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and passionate. We're located in Munich and Berlin with fully remote offerings.

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Which documents should I submit with my application?

Filling out our application form and uploading your résumé is usually enough. If you're submitting an unsolicited application, a short cover letter will help us determine if there is a suitable position open for you.

Should I apply for more than one position?

If you find more than one position you think you're a good fit for, mention this in your cover letter. More than one application is not necessary.

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