Senior Backend / Software Developer Python (m/f/x)

  • Bremen, Berlin, Leipzig or remote
  • full time / part time (from 32 hours)
  • Professionals

What awaits you

  • With your team, you conceptualize, develop and maintain the product UCS.
  • There are different areas of responsibility:
    ◦ New development of our role and rights model
    ◦ Integration of apps into our Univention App Center
    ◦ Planning the release and deployment of new versions
    ◦ Improving product performance and building specialised performance test environments
    ◦ Bugfixing in different areas of our product with e.g. Python or Shell / Bash
    ◦ Automated tests with Jenkins, etc.

You can learn more about the everyday work of a software developer from our colleague Arvid.

What we expect

  • At least 6 years of experience in development projects with Python on Linux environments
  • Experience with the following technologies: Linux, Python, Bash, REST API, Microservices, CI/CD, Git, GitLab
  • Knowledge of working with Agile Teams and with agile development processes
  • Independence, and reliability
  • Enjoying teamwork
  • A structured approach to the analysis of problems
  • Fluent English language skills

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours – if you prefer working early in the morning or late in the evening: with us, everyone finds the right time to work.
  • At home or in the office – we have three offices: Bremen, Berlin, Leipzig. Your hometown is not among them? No problem, you can also work remotely and visit one of the offices as needed.
  • Your software – we are open here as well: Decide whether you work with Ubuntu, Windows or macOS. We also equip your home office with hardware.
  • be open. – our slogan characterizes our corporate culture: We value open cooperation! We do not work against each other.
  • Hackathon – regularly try out new technologies and working methods in a team or on your own.
  • Digital Sovereignty – be part of the team and support us in our mission to spread open source technologies.
  • Beyond – sponsored company fitness, bike leasing, employee discounts, company events, conference attendance, friendly team members.

Univention – be open.

  • Open Source company, founded in 2002.
  • Our vision: a self-determined and future-oriented IT landscape.
  • With UCS and UCS@school, we provide Open Source solutions for managing digital identities and integration of IT applications for companies and other institutions.
  • 80 employees are working from home or in our offices in Leipzig, Berlin, and Bremen.
  • Our company is composed of different teams. 15 employees work in software development. In addition, that team is also supported by external software developers.
  • Our five values: integrity, respect in dealing with each other, taking responsibility, personal and professional development as well as openness.
  • We live our philosophy: be open.
  • We’re growing again in 2023 and are looking for good additions to the team.

Your contact person

Irene Weingart

Irene Weingart
Tel.: 0421 / 222 32-25

Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your complete application, either online or via e-mail to Please let us know your earliest possible start date and your salary expectation.