Senior Python Engineer

*** We welcome all USA-based talent to apply. This job is 100% remote. ***

Join Perceptyx and help our Insights Engine Team build amazing things. The Insights product you will work on analyzes large streams of unstructured employee data, including survey results and messaging data (e.g., email and Slack), to identify and surface meaningful insights for end users. We are searching for someone who is enthusiastic about crafting elegant, concise, and scalable code. In this role, you will work alongside a cross-functional team of four to design and build new features/integrations, fix bugs, provide technical estimates/assessments, and participate in technical discussions.

You will have the opportunity to work in a scaling environment and deliver world-class software that amplifies the voices of employees worldwide. Are you looking to be a part of discussions within your team and help drive the direction of how we move forward technically? In this role, you will get to flex your technical depth muscles when developing attractive features for our customers—the world’s largest organizations! Interested in interviewing? Please apply by responding with your updated resume.


Perceptyx‘s mission is simple: We help employees and their organizations thrive. How do we do that? We facilitate the ongoing conversation between employees and their company to drive success. We are passionate about helping organizations listen to and act on what matters most to employees. When employees are happy, everyone is happy! We also employ an incredible, diverse staff of professionals with the knowledge and drive to move every employee engagement survey project swiftly from vision to reality.

Some Things You Will Do:

  • Participate in developing complex technical solutions and working with cross-functional teams when delivering projects/products.
  • Develop solutions based on specific project/product requirements, considering best practices and performance standards while promoting reusability.
  • You will assist other software engineering team members while following agile methodologies.
  • Maintain a commitment to excellence and high standards in a collaborative environment.
  • Work with leadership to align solutions and data integration with business strategies and objectives.
  • Work with leads to identify and execute tasks in the software development life cycle.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Help document development phases and monitor systems

External applicants must be authorized to work in the US without an employment VISA or other sponsorship.


  • 3 – 5 plus years of backend software development experience, with emphasis on software design & development, scripting, and unit testing.
  • Experience developing large-scale database-driven applications is a plus.
  • Backend language: coding in for Python 3 + years (this one is a must).
  • Experience working with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL).
  • Experience optimizing application performance at scale.
  • A focus on shipping products quickly and iteratively.
  • A proven track record for delivering quality work in a high-productivity work setting.
  • You find enjoyment in a remote-first, collaborative, and distributed work culture.
  • You have the willingness to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.


Compensation: Perceptyx is focused on equitable pay for all our staff and aims for transparency with our pay practices. This position has a base salary range of $130,000 to $170,000. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

We Care About The Whole Person ✨

  • Healthy medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Life insurance up to 1x your annual salary (up to $250k) paid by Perceptyx
  • Generous Maternity, Paternity, and Adopter leave benefits with flexibility on when you use this benefit
  • 401(k) plan along with a 3% company match and immediate vesting upon hire

Generous Time Off

  • As hard as we work, we also know how essential it is to take time away to rest and recharge. We offer flexible paid vacation with an expectation of every team member taking off at least 10 business days per calendar year.
  • 16-17 paid holidays, depending on the calendar year.

Setting You Up For Success ‍ ‍

  • Mac or PC laptop options
  • Invest in your career with access to 65k+ courses through our Learning Management System, Perceptyx Academy.
  • Full subscription to The Calm App: #1 app for Sleep, Meditation, and Relaxation, with over 100 million downloads

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