POSITION PURPOSE The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, software development, and overall product lifecycle for a product that our users love. The engineering process is highly collaborative. Sr. Software Engineers are expected to pair on a daily basis as they work through user stories and support products as they evolve. In addition, Sr. Software Engineers may be involved in product configuration, performance tuning and testing as well as production monitoring.
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be able to operate independently, though typically will work as part of a team with varying skillsets to create, support, and deploy production applications.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 70% - Delivery & Execution: Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutionsWorks with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testableWrites custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test casesWrites custom code or scripts to do 'destructive testing' to ensure adequate resiliency in productionConfigures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needsCreates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively 20% - Support & Enablement: Fields questions from other product teams or support teamsMonitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teamsProvides application support for software running in productionProactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for productsProactively reviews the Performance and Capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing 10% - Learning: Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations NATURE AND SCOPE Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications: Must be legally permitted to work in the United States Experience in an Object Oriented programming language (preferably Java)
Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
Physical Requirements: Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
1-3 years of relevant work experienceDeep understanding of an Object Orientated language, preferably Java 11Proficient in a modern Scripting language like GO or PythonExtremely strong SQL knowledge with the ability to write complex procedures and queriesProficiency with Docker, Google BigQuery, GoLang and relational databases
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successfulAction Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasmBusiness Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goalsCollaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectivesCommunicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiencesDrives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstancesGlobal Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lensInterpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of peopleManages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clearOptimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvementSelf-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channelsSituational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in Real Time to match the shifting demands of different situations Pay Rate: -