Senior Software Engineer, Online Buy and Account (6506)

Engineering Seattle, Washington

Job Duties

As the technical lead of the Online Buy and Account team, you'll be responsible for several customer-facing applications that allow users to purchase new products and services, view, manage and pay their bills, view detailed reports on their product usage, and more. You'll be expected to orchestrate the delivery of high quality, well-tested UI features, and advocate for industry best practices. Most importantly, you'll be expected to create an inclusive, collaborative team environment that allows our engineers to be maximally productive.


  • Expert JavaScript knowledge and experience
  • Experience architecting and deploying cloud infrastructure
  • Node.js experience
  • Mentoring, demonstrable leadership skills

 Bonus competencies

  • Terraform, CloudFormation or equivalent infrastructure-as-code tooling
  • Experience with statically-typed JavaScript variants like flow.js and TypeScript

Experience & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of JavaScript/web development experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

The perks of working at Avalara go beyond amazing physical spaces and a Tiki Bar. We’re committed to continued progress in diversity and inclusion. As an employee at Avalara, you’ll have the opportunity to join resource groups focused on diversity of thought, engage with your local or global community about topics that matter to you and the organization and receive continued education around inclusion and development. As Avalara grows, so do the voices within it. It’s time to hear your voice.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, gender, nation of origin, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law. We thrive on diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply to Avalara’s open positions.