Staff Software Engineer

Technology - Engineering Remote, Mexico Monterrey, Mexico


Job Summary

As a Staff Engineer, you will play a crucial role in building the next generation of BlackLine application and data platform with the focus on SAP ERP integration components.

You will be driving innovation into our product suite by designing, developing, troubleshooting, maintaining, optimizing and scaling cloud-based SAP and BlackLine components, services and frameworks, including but not limited to the use of SAP Odata services, SAPRFC over SOAP, Event Bus, API Gateway, Job Scheduler, Identity Management, Search, Workflow Orchestration and Data Integration.

If you have a passion for delivering products that make a difference, are driven to make things better in all that you do and are eager to work in a collaborative agile environment where developers are dedicated to solving customer problems and innovating, we would love to talk to you.


• Provide technical expertise and leadership in requirements analysis, design, effort estimation, development, testing and delivery of highly scalable and secure products.

• Work with product management, architects and other engineering teams to understand stated and unstated needs and turn them into functional and technical requirements.

• Maintain a strong sense of business value and return on investment in planning, design, and communication.

• Lead technical design and architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions while making appropriate trade-offs on technology, functionality, robustness, performance and extensibility.

• Estimate the project scope and timelines, and consistently deliver on those commitments.

• Design, develop, test, optimize, scale, maintain and improve highly scalable and secure distributed backend services while adhering to requirements, coding and quality standards.

• Develop functional and technical specifications, and test plans.

• Participate hands-on in implementation of components of products.

• Mentor and coach colleagues, lead by example for them, and guide them to solutions on complex design issues and do peer code reviews.

• Help in project planning by identifying cross-team dependencies and effort estimation.

• Implement, refine, and enforce software development techniques to ensure that delivered features meet software integration, performance, security, and maintainability expectations.

• Research, test, benchmark, and evaluate new tools and technologies, and recommend ways to implement them in product development.

• Maintain high standards of software quality and technical excellence within the team by establishing good practices and writing clean, testable, maintainable, and secure code.

• Proactively identify issues (by analyzing monitor functions), bottlenecks, gaps, or other areas of concerns or opportunities and work to either directly affect change, or advocate for that change.

• Perform critical maintenance, deployment, and release support activities, including occasional off-hours support

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field: 4+ years of knowledge of Web apps, usage of Cloud SDK’s, RESTful APIs and microservices.

Education: BS degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Fluent in Java and the will to expand your skills for other languages

· Fluent in SaaS programming and service-oriented architecture

· Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities.

· Technical influencer in design and architecture; abstract thinker

· Fluent in the utilization of fundamental OO concepts of the Responsibility Driven Design (RDD), proven experience with utilization of design patterns, reusable components, and frameworks.

· A solid computer science foundation including data structures, algorithms, and design patterns, with a proven track record of writing high concurrency, multi-threaded, secure, scalable code.

· Familiar with internet security issues in software design and code.

· Experience with SQL, data modeling and transactional flows.

· Experience with SAP ABAP

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Ability to prepare and conduct presentations and meetings.

· Ability to plan and drive execution of realization projects for products/features.

· Ability to coach and support team members.

· Adaptable team player with strong collaboration skills and a focus on results and value delivery.

· Experience working in an Agile development environment.

· Passion for engineering excellence through automation, unit testing, and process improvements.

· You are a visionary!

· FinTech or Financial services domain background

Preferred Qualifications

· Know how to deliver RESTful (micro)services

· JavaScript or TypeScript

· Apache NiFi flow automation

· Experience with a public cloud (AWS, Azure, or GCP) and good understanding of cloud-native services

· Experience in Test driven Design and Mocking concept, Kubernetes

Equal Employment Opportunity

BlackLine believes that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths, and we do not tolerate discrimination. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race, natural hair, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, including HIV and AIDS, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

We’re proud to continue to stand by this policy and will grow our company with attention to this instrumental belief in our hiring and promotion practices.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will reasonably accommodate applicants’ needs in accordance with applicable law throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]