Sr. Software Engineer

Engineering Boise, Idaho Pre-approved location, United States


Description

** REMOTE ROLE  **
Our Mission: 

We aspire to make fitness simple, accessible and convenient to empower all people to change their lives

Job Summary:

As a Sr. Software Engineer at Bodybuilding.com, you are passionate about engineering and work in a highly collaborative, team environment writing software that will have a direct impact on the bottom line for the company.   This individual reports to the Associate Director of Engineering but is given great leeway for independent judgement and will be challenged to come up with creative technical solutions to complex business problems with a focus on high performance, scalability and reliability using a distributed architecture.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Treats fellow team members with respect and assists less experienced peers
  • Provides input to less experienced peers in regard to design of features
  • Assists management in scoping upcoming projects by providing realistic estimates of level of effort.
  • Works with peers and the product team to help clarify conditions of satisfaction of project requirements.
  • Implement software with a focus on performance, scalability, reliability and testability to support the initiatives of the team’s Business Stakeholders
  • Design/Build/Maintain software applications using, Node.js, Java, and other languages as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate the ability to balance technical considerations with the project’s timeline and priority 
  • Show expertise in all their teams projects and have a functional knowledge of the general design and features of other company systems. 
  • Communicate to management the risks inherent in projects and report delays in a timely manner while offering solutions to iterate into full functionality.
  • Delegate work effectively by setting clear expectations for team members 
  • Identify technical debt and provide cost/benefit analysis for eliminating the debt 
  • Participate in department leadership meetings and roadmap planning.
  • Facilitate code reviews and offer their own code as an example and by respectfully offering ways to improve other’s code
  • Participate in the interview process for new team members.
  • Follow Agile principals and processes including (but not limited to) Daily SCRUM, Backlog Grooming, Planning, Sprints and Retrospectives
  • Support production software as a member of a rotating on call schedule
  • Maintains the team’s build system
  • Show expertise and ownership of all the teams projects
  • Consistently drives features to completion, deploys them, and takes ownership of future support
  • Demonstrates a pragmatic approach to solving engineering problems
  • Participates in building backlogs and create story tasks for upcoming work
  • Strong work experience within AWS preferred 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent understanding of Unit Testing and designing software for testability
  • Understanding and experience in an Agile SCRUM environment
  • Ability to lead others by providing technical expertise
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to perform well with frequent context switches
  • Ability to pioneer new technologies and promote those technologies with peers

 

Education and Experience:

  • 8+ years’ experience writing production software
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Preferred
  • Expert experience with Java development with Spring based solutions
  • Expert experience with MySQL, MongoDB and Oracle DB, Amazon Databases (RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Redshift)
  • Experience configuring Jenkins or similar continuous integration (CI) environment
  • Experience creating containerized applications (Kubernetes, Docker, etc)
  • Experience implementing REST web service, experience with Hypermedia a plus.
  • Experience configuring Puppet, Terraform, or other “infrastructure as code” solutions a plus

 


Values:

Respect & Integrity …You are honest and ethical, and demand the same from others

Accountability …You demand accountability from yourself and others; you seek constructive feedback and openly provide feedback to others 

Results Focused …You consistently look to add value

Continuous Improvement …You learn from successes and failures, and impalement improvement based on those learnings

 

What You’ll Love About Us:

  • Who We Are: https://youtu.be/smZrTVZ2bj0
  • Health Benefits: Bodybuilding.com provides comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Financial and Savings Programs: Whether it’s flexible spending or competitive retirement plans, we work with you to capitalize on total compensation now and into the future
  • Work-Life balance and more: To ensure work-life balance, we offer paid and volunteer time off, access to discounts and an amazing onsite fitness center
  • Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: We fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds of all to cultivate a higher performing organization
  • Check out Careers YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5aqJSIWQHtO65LVUz3OzYA
  • Stay up to date with the most current info at Bodybuilding.com HQ; follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bodybuilding-com/

 

Bodybuilding.com is the world’s largest online sports nutrition retailer, offering its visitors over 12,000 products, over 25,000 articles, 9,000 plus videos and a robust social network with over 1.5 million members all designed to help our visitors achieve their health, fitness and appearance goals! Employees have ranked us as one of Idaho’s Best Places to Work for 4 straight years!

 

Bodybuilding.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.