Lead Software Engineer .NET

Engineering Stockholm, Sweden


Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...

What we do:

Unlocking digital potential in e-commerce spans a broad range from enabling digital transformation to allowing businesses that are born digital to continue to excel in an ever more competitive market.

In the Commerce team, we build the e-commerce features of the Optimizely DXP. The integrated tools of the DXP allow brands and businesses to create the best digital experiences to drive engagement, build relationships and ultimately drive e-commerce business outcomes.

As a Staff Software Engineer, we’ll trust you to:

  • Be a technical leader of your team, on everything from ideation through architecture and design to implementation and support of the products and services.
  • Proactively engage with other technical leaders as well as product managers and other stakeholders to drive business outcomes not only for yourself but for your entire team and beyond.
  • Be a very strong engineer who sensibly and pragmatically delivers simple, intuitive but powerful e-commerce features for users and developers alike.
  • Be motivated to proactively reach out and build partnerships across an organization.
  • Be passionate for continuous learning, experimenting, applying, and contributing towards innovative technologies and software paradigms.
  • Champion engineering excellence and continuously drive software engineering development lifecycle improvements in your team as well as cross-team.
  • Take ownership of the quality of the product as well as responsibility to coach and mentor other members of the team.

You’ll need to have:

  • 10+ years of experience working professionally with modern development practices.
  • 2+ years of experience in a senior engineering or technical leadership role.
  • Expert level knowledge of designing, architecting, and developing applications using modern development practices using Microsoft technologies like C# .NET (Core) for the cloud.
  • Significant experience building and maintaining large high-transaction applications.
  • Significant experience building extensible libraries/frameworks and/or public APIs (REST and/or GraphQL).
  • Partnered closely with internal and external teams to craft complex solutions that require integration between several products / systems.
  • Experience using and implementing automation tools and frameworks (CI / CD Pipelines).
  • Previously found satisfaction in being a force multiplier for your colleagues, trusting others to continue your work as well as building on the work of others.
  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience required.

We’d love to see:

  • Experience in building client-side applications, in JavaScript and/or Typescript with React.
  • Experience designing and developing distributed applications.
  • Experience transitioning application architecture e.g. decomposing applications into decoupled services.
  • Experience working with containers and container orchestration.
  • Experience creating SDKs in additional languages like Python and Java.
  • A good understanding of web authentication tools and mechanisms.
  • Experience in building solutions based on Optimizely Content or Commerce Clouds.

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.