Senior Software Engineer - Immersive Learning

Udemy, Istanbul, Turkey

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Duration: Full-Time

Udemy has become a leading global destination for Learners and Instructors to connect with each other through courses and related learning activities. Udemy has;
— More than 46M students and over 644M course enrollments
— More than 60K instructors teaching over 175K courses in over 75 languages
— Over 9,500 enterprise customers  who have access to over 14.5K courses

But this is only the beginning of our mission to transform learning for everyone on the planet for the better!

Our platform is expanding beyond existing video-based lectures and traditional e-learning, to enable immersive and interactive learning activities that include focused practice, play and improved measurement of Learner competency and growth toward learning outcomes.

As a member of this team you will be working with the latest technologies (Python, Django, Kotlin, React, gRPC, GraphQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Redis, MySQL), adopt industry best practices and iterate in a fast-paced release environment. You will see the positive results of your work weekly. We don’t forget to celebrate and have fun. Come and grow with us!

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Designing, developing, testing and releasing features for Udemy’s user-facing products
  • Working on Full-Stack development in Python, Django, Kotlin, React and more!
  • Collaborating with Udemy’s mission-driven engineers and architects around the globe 
  • Collaborating with product managers, designers by working within agile sprints
  • Participating in code reviews, design discussions and developing solutions that scale
  • Coaching and mentoring junior engineers to become proficient developers
  • Utilizing new technologies that improve performance, maintainability and elegance
  • And last but least, contributing to a team culture that values openness, always learning, sharing experience and knowledge and fostering innovation

We're excited about you because you have:

  • A passion for education
  • 7+ years of experience as a full-stack software engineer
  • Demonstrated excellence in back-end and front-end web application development using modern libraries/frameworks
  • Experience with software design patterns and computer science fundamentals (e.g. data structures, algorithms)
  • Experience with Python, Kotlin or any other modern object oriented programming languages (e.g. Java)
  • Experience with Web Frameworks and ORMs (e.g. Django)
  • Experience with Relational Databases (e.g. MySQL) including development of complex SQL queries
  • Experience with NoSQL and text-indexing infrastructure like Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Experience with real-time messaging like Kafka, RabbitMQ, gRPC
  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Appreciation of testing methods, including unit, integration, and synthetic tests
  • Ability to learn and work with existing code bases, up and down the software stack
  • Enthusiasm to "go the extra mile" when needed


  • Experience working on enterprise-level websites at a global scale
  • Contribution to open source projects
  • Public speaking or technical blog skills
  • Understanding of distributed system and messaging concepts
About Udemy
We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, millions of students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We’re a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.

Founded in 2010, Udemy is publicly traded and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).

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Enriching lives Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors.

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