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November 23, 2021
1 position



Any city, Ukraine

Svitla Systems Inc. is looking for a Senior Python Engineer for a full-time position (40 hours per week) in Ukraine. Our client is a network of successful EdTech companies with more than 220 employees, a highly trafficked site to help prospective students find and learn about degree programs. They have built more than 50 online degree programs with top-tier colleges and universities such as the University of Michigan, Howard University, American University, University of Tennessee, the University of Washington, and Tufts University. The client creates innovative online and hybrid programs while improving traditional classroom models. They can work with universities on every aspect of building a certificate or degree program that they choose - marketing, student recruitment, enrollment, curriculum design, student engagement, support services, graduate placement, and alumni engagement - and provide a high level of fit and finish. The Core Engineering Team manages the integration and processing of the hundreds of educational data sources that drive the client’s products. This role works closely with solutions architects and other software engineers to onboard new university partners into the client’s data ecosystem, evaluate and develop integrations with new data systems, and continually expand and improve the internal data tools and libraries.


  • At least 4 years of experience with Python. 
  • Experience with Python data analysis libraries (pandas, NumPy).
  • Expertise in Linux.
  • Fundamental relational database skills and experience in writing SQL.
  • Excellent critical thinking and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to learn new software and technologies quickly.

Will be a plus:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Experience with 3rd party ETL tools such as Talend, Stitch, or Fivetran.
  • Experience with Golang.
  • Familiarity with Apache Airflow or similar scheduling tools.
  • Understanding of AWS technologies including ECS, Redshift, Athena, Lambda, API Gateway, and DocumentDB.
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Experience in managing infrastructure as code using AWS CDK or similar tools.
  • Experience in automated testing and data quality assurance.


  • Work alongside a team of software engineers with expertise in batch data processing, ETL, data warehousing, and data quality management. 
  • Assist with exploratory analysis of new data sources and develop proofs of concept for new data pipelines. 
  • Onboard new university partners, adapting complex enrollment and learning systems into usable data feeds.
  • Report directly to the Senior Director of Engineering. 

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan that takes skills and experience into consideration.
  • Annual performance appraisals.
  • Possibility to choose your workspace either remote or combination of your home and one of our development offices. 
  • Projects that use advanced, cutting-edge technologies.
  • Competitive bonuses for a personal recommendation of new employees.
  • Vacation time, sick-leaves, national holidays, family supplementary days off.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance including dental services, massages.
  • Support for a healthy lifestyle, compensation of sports events.
  • Maternity leave policy.
  • A personal loan budget is available for long-term personnel.
  • Partial compensation of conferences, courses, and English classes.
  • Free meetups, webinars, and conferences organized by Svitla.
  • Birthday and New Year presents for personnel, gifts for children.
  • Fun summer and winter corporate parties and memorable anniversary presents.

About Svitla:

Svitla Systems is a multinational software development company headquartered in Silicon Valley, with business and development offices throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe (Ukraine, Poland, Western Europe). Svitla is an outspoken advocate of workplace flexibility, best known for its well-established remote culture, individual approach to our teammate’s professional and personal growth, and family-like environment.

Since 2003, Svitla has served a wide range of clients, from innovative start-ups in California to mega-large corporations such as Ingenico, AstraZeneca, and Ancestry. At Svitla, developers work with clients’ teams directly, building lasting and successful partnerships, as a result of seamless integration with on-site processes. 

Svitla Systems’ global mission is to build a business that contributes to the well-being of our partners, personnel and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world. Join us!

If you are interested in our vacancy, please send your CV. We will be happy to see you in our friendly team :)

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