Software Engineer - Returns (5788)

Engineering Seattle, Washington

We're looking for a strong Software Engineer who just loves to code and thrives on complex problems. The engineering team is responsible for delivering Avalara's Alcohol Beverage SAAS solution. If you’re looking for opportunities to work on challenging problems, surround yourself with other hard-working talented engineers, and want to spend your time building and shipping, instead of sitting in meetings, come join the orange revolution. 

Job Duties

  • Design and build great software
  • Ship great software
  • Contribute to building a great team


  • A degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • 5 or more years building software
  • Experience designing and developing SAAS software
  • PHP expertise
  • Experience with other languages (JavaScript, ReactJS)
  • Experience deploying in the AWS cloud preferred
  • Proven experience developing in a collaborative environment
  • A desire to drive continuous improvement
  • Expertise in delivering high-quality, innovative applications
  • Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • A passion for technology and engaged with the technology community
  • An insatiable drive to delight customers
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in accounting, transaction taxes, or industry licensing
  • Experience with the Laravel PHP framework
  • Understanding and use of Doctrine ORM
  • Issue Tracking Systems – Jira
  • Source Control – Git
  • Experience working with international Engineering teams

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at