Plotly is a leading innovator in data visualization and analytics, specializing in empowering organizations to make data-driven decisions. Our flagship product, Dash Enterprise, is revolutionizing the way businesses interact with and harness their data. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Development Engineer to join our App Studio team and contribute to the conversion of Jupyter notebook-based applications into efficient and interactive Dash applications.



As a Staff level Software Engineer on the App Studio team, you will be responsible for building new innovative products that enable data scientists and data analysts to effortlessly transition from data exploration to production data applications. You will act as a technical and thought leader, bringing a wide range of experience in building sophisticated web applications with deep technical foundations. We are looking for someone who has built world class user interfaces and high performance systems for data science.  

The technologies you will be working with include but may not be limited to: 

  • Python 
  • JavaScript/TypeScript and React
  • Jupyter Notebooks
  • Kubernetes
  • Large Language Models
  • Abstract Syntax Trees and Python Language Services

Core job responsibilities:

  • Educate fellow developers in your technical areas of expertise.
  • Act as the technical expert for a range of web based products and tools.
  • Build world class user interfaces for our new and exciting products.
  • Advise on architectural decision making for new and existing products.
  • Collaborate closely with UX/UI designers, product managers, and other software engineers to ensure a cohesive and user-friendly experience.
  • Guide integration of new products with existing Plotly enterprise platforms and services.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, continuously seeking opportunities to enhance our platform.

Job requirements:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years proven experience as a Full Stack Engineer, with expertise in Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, and React.
  • Demonstrable track record of success in a technical engineering role, including clear demonstration of contribution and delivery in a product-centric environment of user facing applications.
  • A passion for building user-facing software in the data science and analytics space.
  • Familiarity with data visualization libraries and concepts. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a Remote-first environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Dedication to writing clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment, learn new technologies and platforms, and be comfortable with troubleshooting complex technical issues.


  • Experience with computational notebooks like Jupyter, RMarkdown, Observable
  • Experience building tools within the Python data stack like Pandas, Databricks, matplotlib, scipy
  • Experience with GraphQL, NestJS, Kubernetes, CI/Github Actions, Docker
  • Experience with automated code generation
  • Experience with advanced Python language functionality such as parsing and syntax analysis


Don’t meet all the requirements, but you feel you would be a great fit to our plot-legion? Don’t hesitate to apply!



What you can expect from us:

Health & Wellbeing

  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • Generous PTO 
  • Parental leave top-up program

Growth & Future

  • Stock options for all full-time employees
  • Learning & development program
  • Work alongside a dedicated team 

Flexibility & Community

Why Plotly?

Unleash your creativity and shape the future of data analytics! 

Founded by innovators and driven by our community of users and customers, we eagerly tackle every challenge, from crafting state-of-the-art UI for seamless data interaction to optimizing our graphing libraries and services for highly reliable performance. Our journey has only begun! 

We are a tight-knit and quickly growing team where each member can make an immediate, meaningful impact. We take on complex problems, work hard, and are firm believers in the open-source mission. At Plotly, you'll work alongside a diverse team of first-class engineers, developers, scientists, and builders that challenge the status quo and set a high bar. We encourage each member of our team to explore and expand their skill sets continually, and to approach every problem with curiosity and an open mind. Together, we make it possible for people everywhere to share data and insights that make real impacts in business and around the world.

Plotly is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. If you require any accommodations, please let us know during the application process. 



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