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Full-Stack Software Engineer (Python and React)

Full Time

TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read - Application Summary)

This is a full-stack role with python/Django backend and React frontend.

For Node.js full stack or other roles, check out the listings on our careers page.

At-a-glance application process:

  • Prepare your profile, portfolio, code samples, and summary of experience (including YOE in production by language).
  • Highlight leadership experience (technical or managerial), and collaborative accomplishments
  • Please review our application steps


We are looking for Full Stack developers with React.js/Python/Django experience. Mobile experience, such as React Native, Kotlin, or Swift is nice to have, but not required.

Apply if you meet both frontend and backend requirements below.

For backend:

  • Python/Django, 5+ years of experience
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • GraphQL / strawberry
  • Python3 typing
  • pytest / unit testing

For frontend:

  • 5+ years of experience on frontend (React, TypeScript)
  • GraphQL (Apollo, schema design, input validation, etc)
  • UI experience (understands components, HTML, CSS layouts, tailwind or tachyons)

For any option, we're also looking for all of these:

  • 4+ hours of overlap with 9am-5pm US Mountain time
  • Excellent communicator. Makes deadlines and estimates, raises concerns.
  • Self-sufficient (can get stuff done with short description, ask questions and make product decisions)
  • Passionate, self-driven learner waiting for the opportunity to build something new and cool.


  • Freelance experience: delivered projects, managed budget/estimate, worked with non-technical clients
  • Digital Ocean, AWS, Vercel, or Heroku
  • SQL experience
  • Can think critically, build from rough specs
  • Experience with React Native for mobile development
  • Production experience with Vue.js
  • Production experience with Shopify

We typically start with a 1099 contract for 3-6 months before offering traditional W-2 employment, but we’re flexible. Employment benefits include:

  • Reimbursement towards your own health insurance (we offer QSEHRA)
  • 401(k) with up to 5% employer matching
  • Ownership in the company, with profit-sharing distributions so everybody wins

Please fill out the application form below.

Include code samples, screenshots, or other work of yours that you’re proud of. Examples of projects you've lead and your role (technical or managerial) would be very helpful. Where ownership is shared, please mention specifically which part of the work is yours.

Why You'll Love Working at Uplift

  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance, like everyone else at the company.
  • Embark on your own self-driven career path with opportunities for positions like tech lead or client-facing roles to drive product features.
  • Work on many different projects and cross-pollinate all the lessons and solutions.
  • Work remotely: avoid the time and energy drain of a commute. Uplift has been remote-first since inception–we’re really good at remote collaboration, and always getting better.
  • Get together in person once a year for a company off-site.
  • Indulge in the freedom to design your own work schedule; whether that includes a four day work week, evening hours, or whatever suits you and your lifestyle, so long as it's clearly communicated.
  • You get access to Paul & Marius, two of the brightest minds in engineering & consulting.
  • Uplift's projects are often greenfield, using exciting technologies and top-of-the-line coding standards. We offer a collaborative environment and shared resources. Our team can tackle larger projects than you'd take on your own.
  • Uplift has no outside investors, and thus no one who can dictate the future of our company or our products. We have ultimate freedom in the projects that we choose.
  • As a member of our team we value your opinion. We also respect the skills you bring to our company.

As a member of our team we value your opinion. We also respect the skills you bring to our company.

**We are constantly on the lookout for people who can join us. If you've got what it takes, we'll find a way to include you.**

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