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Senior Python Engineer, Web Team at PicsArt
Moscow, RU

PicsArt is looking for a Senior Python Engineer to join our Web Video Editor Team. You will be in charge of our video processing core, the heart of the product, which is intended to help millions of people to solve their multimedia processing tasks. If you are interested in challenging technical tasks, not afraid of high loads and low-level optimizations, like building products from scratch and writing tests, we are waiting for you!


Provide fast, optimized and scalable solutions for our Video Processing service. You are considered to build it from scratch, support new features, write tests and documentation;

Most of the times you will use Python, but sometimes it will be necessary to write C++ code to eliminate bottlenecks;

Use best practices in continuous integration and delivery;

Work alongside the software engineers, product owners and other stakeholders to deliver value and improve processes;

Stay up-to-date on the latest relevant technology tools and trends;

Workaround roadblocks and communicate status and issues.

Required Qualifications:

BS/MA degree in Computer Science or other quantitative fields;

Thorough expertise in Python;

Proficiency in algorithms and data structures;

Experience in scalable microservice-based solutions;

Understanding the value of partnership within teams;

Problem-solving and analytical skills;

Advanced written and verbal English communication skills.

As a plus:

Experience with C/C++;

Experience in video/photo processing;

Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes;

What we seek and value most in our candidates

Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment. 


PicsArt is the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app that’s leading the visual storytelling revolution. With more than 150 million monthly active creators, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares nearly 1 billion images every month. The company has amassed one of the largest open-source collections of content in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers and more. PicsArt is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android and Windows devices. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Yerevan, Armenia; Moscow; Beijing; Tokyo; and Los Angeles, PicsArt is backed by Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, and Siguler Guff and Company.

The #14 most downloaded app of 2019

PicsArt has worked with big brands such as TaylorSwift, Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Gwen Stefani, DJ Snake, Maroon5 and Meghan Trainor on community challenges that generate tens of millions of organic, fan-generated impressions and shares on social media. We need smart, passionate people to help us reach our first billion creators!