Software Engineer II

Engineering Austin, Texas Remote - United States


Who we are:

Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) powers Authentic Connections™ for B2B tech vendors with insights and solutions that enable them to navigate a complex buying journey. We leverage a unique combination of first-party and third-party intent with firmographic and technographic data for unmatched visibility and valuable context into evolving buyer needs. Our key competitive advantage is in our owned and operated network of Community, Tools, Apps, Content, Research and Demand Gen brands. A division of Ziff Davis (NASDAQ: ZD), SWZD is a global leader in intent-backed, full-funnel marketing solutions that fuel pipeline and revenue growth for B2B sales and marketing organizations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and develop advanced applications and intelligent systems, including our suite of tools and applications (help desk, inventory, etc.) which are used daily by thousands of IT pros!
  • Collaborate regularly with product team and design team counterparts, discussing product features and functionality, prioritization, etc.
  • Conduct peer code reviews before committing to the code repository
  • Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Monitor and maintain (hotfixes) production systems
  • Improve application performance and other non-functional requirements such as reliability
  • Deliver peer-level technical talks on 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:

  • 2+ years experience in building web applications (REST APIs, MVC, VueJs, HTML, CSS, SCSS, etc.).
  • Experience with frontend JavaScript frameworks (Vue, Ember, etc.)
  • Experience with an object oriented or functional programming language (Ruby on Rails (preferred), Golang, Python)
  • Experience with Agile and development collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Git).
  • Has a solid software development foundation implementing design patterns, OOPs, and coding best practices.
  • An understanding of the software development lifecycle: architecture and development, thorough testing, deployment, and monitoring of applications.
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases preferred (Postgres, AWS Redshift, Athena).
  • Bachelor’s or master's in engineering, computer science, or related field preferred but not mandatory.


***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.