Senior Python Backend Developer

Full Time
Main Location
San Rafael, CA, United States
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Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
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    Senior Python Backend Developer


    Autodesk's Design and Engineering innovative software enable Designers and Engineers to imagine, design, and create the world around us: cars, buildings, bridges, movies, clothes, 3D printed objects and so much more. We provide our customers with a broad portfolio of software to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. Autodesk’s cloud transformation is revolutionizing our industry, enabling Designers and Engineers to collaborate from anywhere on any device. 

    AutoCAD, the leading software for Computer-Aided Design, is seeking a highly motivated Backend Software Engineer to join our team to build and support the entire cloud services ecosystem for our various products. 

    You will be part of a team of Backend Engineers that build, expand, and maintain the backend cloud solutions for the multi-platform AutoCAD application that serves millions of users. 

    You’ll be working with modern technology stacks, including Python, Django, Java, AWS, PostgreSQL/MySQL, Redis, Graphite/Prometheus, Docker and more… 


    • Take part in the research, design & development of cross-platform features – bringing a centralized backend perspective to the table 
    • Lead the implementation of best practice and market-standard technologies and methodologies 
    • Work on various internal projects for monitoring, securing, or maintaining the existing backend micro-service architecture 
    • Collaborate with many teams across the organization – Developers, UX Designers, Product Managers, QA Engineers, etc. 
    • Periodical On-Call responsibility, alongside your fellow team members 


    • 3+ years industry experience in software design & development 
    • 2+ years experience in application backend development - preferably Python / Django  
    • Can-do approach, critical thinking, thirst for knowledge and drive for bringing real impact 
    • Accountability & high sense of ownership for your work 
    • Excellent decision making, communication and collaboration skills 
    • REST API design and development experience 
    • Experience with Code Testing methodologies and frameworks 
    • Experience with relational databases - e.g., PostgreSQL / MySQL 
    • Experience with CI/CD methodologies 
    • Comfortable with using Git source version control and issue tracking systems (e.g., JIRA) 
    • Strong expertise in agile development and ability to adapt to changing business priorities 


    • Experience with AWS-based architecture 
    • Experience with Docker environments 

    At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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    Senior Python Backend Developer
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