Senior Software Engineer - Spiceworks

Engineering Remote - United States Chicago, Illinois Austin, Texas New York, New York Asheville, North Carolina Drexel Hill, PA Fort Lauderdale, Florida Morrisville, North Carolina Dallas, Texas Columbus, Ohio Memphis, Tennessee San Antonio, Texas Boston, Massachusetts New Jersey, United States


Title of the role: Senior Software Engineer

Who You Are

You have equal parts passion for developing scalable services and delivering the value of big data. You jump at the chance to define and create solutions powering data and advertising platforms. You have a desire to work within a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based support environment. If this sounds like you, Spiceworks Ziff Davis just might have the perfect opportunity. It’s time to apply.

Who we are 

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a global organization with a work from [almost] anywhere approach to getting the job done. We help the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We also help technology brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of technology buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platforms they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day. SWZD ecosystem touches over 90% of all technology spending...Think about the impact of that!

What You’ll Do

  • Design and develop advanced applications and intelligent systems
  • Conduct peer review before committing to the code repository
  • Mentor other engineers
  • Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Monitoring and maintenance (hotfixes) of production systems
  • Improve application performance and other non-functional requirements such as reliability
  • Deliver technical discussion on the implemented functionalities
  • Comply to coding standards that the organization has set
  • Adapt the SCRUM software development process - participating in Sprint planning, review, standup, and retrospectives

What You Need

  • 5+ years of experience building well-tested, scalable, distributed, high-volume, low-latency systems.
  • Proficiency in building web applications (REST APIs, MVC, VueJs, HTML, CSS, SCSS, etc.).
  • Expertise in an object oriented or functional programming language (Ruby on Rails, Golang, Python preferred)
  • Experience in Agile development processes.
  • Experience mentoring other engineers and acting as a technical lead
  • Experience with development collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Git).
  • Has exposure or has knowledge in high-performance computing and low latency development.
  • Has a strong software development foundation implementing design patterns, OOPs, and coding best practices.
  • Proficient understanding of the software development lifecycle: architecture and development, thorough testing, deployment, and monitoring of applications.
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (Postgres, AWS Redshift, Athena).
  • Ability to understand business stakeholder needs and translate them into technical designs.
  • Experience working within data processing regulations (GDPR).
  • Bachelor’s or master's in engineering, computer science, or related field preferred but not mandatory

Perks and Benefits 

  • Unlimited flexible time off
  • Volunteer paid time off
  • Generous holidays
  • Recognition Programs - yes there are multiple, AND prizes!
  • Remote-first work experience and a work from anywhere culture
  • Weekly coffee chats with leaders
  • Wellness and mindfulness programs
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Sick days
  • Generous Paid Parental Leave
  • Bi-weekly Townhalls
  • Regional holiday celebrations
  • Community give-back celebrations
  • Transportation Assistance for night-shift employees
  • Unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Employee stock purchase program

***In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic***

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

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