Software Developer Python with backend focus (m/f/x)

  • Bremen, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Leipzig or Home Office
  • full time
  • Professionals

What you can expect

We are continuously growing and are looking for reinforcement for our development team. Together with 15 colleagues, you will further develop our software products in an agile manner. You will work successfully with your team across Germany, virtually and at the same time—independent of your location. Whether at home or in the office: meet a team with members who support each other, are enthusiastic about Open Source, and have fun at work.

Your tasks:

  • In small teams of experts, you design, develop, and maintain open-source products at the highest level with the following tech stack: Python 3, Linux (Debian), OpenLDAP, SAML, REST, SQL, Docker.
  • You will be responsible for the software architecture and software quality together with your team.
  • You support us in the further expansion of CI/CD with GitLab and other DevOps topics.
  • In addition, you also ensure excellent products with the (further) development of automated tests.

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

What we expect

  • You have profound knowledge of Python programming on Linux systems.
  • You have at least three years of professional or project experience with components from our TechStack.
  • Ideally, you already have know-how in Linux-based IT server systems and networks.
  • You have a structured approach when analyzing problems.
  • You have a high degree of self-initiative and enjoy working independently in a team.
  • You are fluent in German and English.

What we offer

  • Individual training by a competent team and a mentor with experience in virtual implementation.
  • A 100% open corporate culture— everyone’s opinion counts and is valued.
  • Flexible working hours which support you in balancing family and career.
  • The opportunity to work in your home office, regardless of the location even after the pandemic.
  • Hackathons where you can try out new technologies and working methods.
  • Helpfulness, respect, and integrity.
  • A permanent position in a future-oriented and growing company.

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 2022 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.