As a Senior Software Engineer at Workfront, you will work with your Engineering team and partner with Product Management to take ideas for Workfront's products and turn them into features in our Work Automation Cloud platform. You will work in an Agile environment and estimate assigned work, create OO designs, provide task breakdowns, implement features, and develop and support micro-services.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you are more than just a coder. In addition to your software engineering responsibilities, you are also expected to guide a team to deliver in a product area by helping identify dependencies and risks for the group, being a planning consultant to the project managers, recommending improvements to our engineering practices and helping other engineers become more proficient in solving specific problems.
A Typical Day in Your World:
Develop solutions using our technologies that will delight and inspire marketers, IT professionals, and other knowledge workers worldwide.
Create engineering designs that solve complex problems.
Debate the optimal design an ideal user experience for a variety of unrealized features identified by our Product friends. Or propose some ideas of your own!
Help other software engineers find the best way to test your work to ensure that, not only does it work as advertised, but will continue to work and perform at mass scale when thousands upon thousands of people are using it at the same time.
Lead discussions with your team about what emerging tools, technologies and processes are coming that may impact how we improve our products and our SaaS platform in the future.
Provide your valued opinions to the creation and modification of our technology roadmaps.
Have a fabulous lunch with people you respect and admire. Enjoy a free soda. Or 10 because, hey, they're free!
To Land This Job You'll Need:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering (or equivalent education) or equivalent work experience.
5-7 years of programming experience. Previous experience with Python is ideal, but not required.
Experience using Kubernetes.
Experience with large volume ETL.
Experience with API development and testing.
Experience with Data technologies (RDBMS, NoSQL, Spark, ElasticSearch).
Knowledge of messaging and event-streaming technologies (RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc.).
Experience optimizing software to run fast, be reliable and fail safely O(n) analysis should not be new to you.
Have a story to tell about how you have developed critical sections and/or debugged complex issues in a distributed environment.
Now, Blow Our Minds:
Have a unique experience in real-time or massively distributed systems, public cloud or PaaS systems like AWS, GCP or Azure, databases or big data.
Have previous experience developing and maintaining a messaging service.
Awareness of, and ability to reason about, modern software & systems architectures, including load-balancing, queueing, caching, microservices, CI/CD, etc.
Demonstrate extraordinary communication skills to the point where we feel that, not only can you talk to engineers, but to the CEO and everyone in between and do credit to our organization.
Convince us that you have successfully led measurable and, preferably dramatic improvements in the engineering practices of a software team and that you have the passion and drive to do it again.
Show that you are a person who, upon seeing a problem, moves quickly to solve it instead of waiting for permission and specific instructions from others.
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