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Senior Software Engineer (Python/Django)

Karachi, Pakistan / Remote

Do you ever wonder what happens inside the cloud?

DigitalOcean (NYSE: DOCN) simplifies cloud computing so builders can spend more time creating software that changes the world. With our mission-critical infrastructure and fully managed offerings, DigitalOcean enables startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to rapidly deploy and scale modern applications. As a remote-first organization, our employees, like our customers, are based around the world.

We are looking for a high-performing Python Developer who is passionate about building and maintaining tools for internal users that are scalable.

DigitalOcean seeks an accomplished Software Engineer person to become an integral part of our Content and Developer Relations division. The tools you will develop will be used by the internal users at DigitalOcean across teams. The tools will help us move faster, think better, and to focus with more intent. The role includes building the internal tools, the integration with the external tools, and the algorithms to make them valuable. You will be required to work and gather specs and feedback from the teams. Own your share and deliver on the promised commitments. 

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The ideal candidate for this role is a technical expert that can move through the tech stack. You're a good generalist, but are strong in the python side of things.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Own the internal tool building and maintenance within the Content and Developer Relations teams.
  • Manage complex projects with a degree of independence, coordinating with various teams within DigitalOcean as needed.
  • Gain an understanding of our goals, challenges, and environments to deliver the best solutions within our context.
  • Participate in discussions with product marketing, development, and design teams, providing insights to support product adoption and align with industry standards.
  • Build and nurture relationships within the internal teams at DigitalOcean.

What We’ll Expect From You:

  • Proven experience with Python development, Django is a must. Ability to write clean and readable code in half the time of the regular developer.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing internal tools that share the same feel and experience as the products you use in your daily life.
  • Exceptional communication skills with a proven track record of simplifying complex technical concepts into clear, understandable narratives.
  • Strong commitment to a growth mindset, actively seeking feedback, and engaging in meaningful dialogues to foster others' professional development.
  • Remarkable ability to adapt strategies and approaches in dynamic, fast-paced environments.
  • Persistent 'Day 1' attitude, marked by urgency, enthusiasm, and a results-driven approach, ensuring constant readiness for action and innovation.

Why You’ll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We reward our employees. The salary range for this position is based on relevant years of experience and skills. Employees may qualify for a bonus in addition to base salary; bonus amounts are determined based on company and individual performance. We also provide equity compensation to eligible employees including grants of equity upon hire and the option to participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
  • We value development. You will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging our teams and employees to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship and other internal programs. We provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.
  • We care about your well-being. In addition to cash and equity compensation, we also offer employees a competitive array of benefits. In the United States, these include health insurance, flexible vacation, retirement benefits, a generous parental leave program, and additional resources to support employees' overall well-being. While the philosophy around our benefits is the same worldwide, specific benefits may vary in other countries due to local regulations and preferences.
  • We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*This is a remote role



Client-provided location(s): Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan
Job ID: 5646715
Employment Type: Other