Software Developer

United States
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

As a Principal Software Engineer you will work with teams of software engineers responsible for the software design, development, and operations for our new and existing products. You should be able to architect broad systems interactions, be hands-on, be able to dive deep into any part of the stack and have a good sense of cloud infrastructure and networking knowledge. You should value simplicity and impact, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Our Principal engineers are also the people who can work independently and provide technical leadership to the broader organization. You should have experience developing and operating high-scale services, and an understanding of how to make these cloud-scale services resilient. The ideal candidate will be technically strong and productive; someone who knows how to balance speed and quality with iterative and incremental improvements. You understand operational excellence and know-how to infuse a culture of being proactive within your team. You recommend and justify major changes to new and existing products and establish consensus with data-driven approaches.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or relevant technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience
  • 6+ years of total experience in software development
  • Demonstrated ability to write great code using Java, GoLang, C#, or similar OO languages
  • Proven ability to deliver products and experience with the full software development lifecycle
  • Experience working on large-scale, highly distributed services infrastructure
  • Experience working in an operational environment with mission-critical tier-one livesite servicing
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, strong communication skills, a sense of ownership, and drive
  • Experience designing architectures that demonstrate deep technical depth in one area, or span many products, to enable high availability, scalability, market-leading features and flexibility to meet future business demands

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as technical lead on a large scale cloud service
  • Hands-on experience developing and maintaining services on a public cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Oracle)
  • Experience working on Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IAC) languages, preferably Terraform
  • Strong knowledge of databases (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Strong knowledge of Computer Networking (OSI layers, HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, Routers, Gateways, Subnets, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Linux internals, Linux/Unix troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with host virtualization technologies (KVM, Containers, Docker, etc.)
  • Able to effectively communicate technical ideas verbally and in writing (technical proposals, design specs, architecture diagrams and presentations)
  • Experience with hiring, mentorship and raising the talent bar across the organization

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

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