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Staff Software Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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In addition, Staff Software Engineers may be involved in product configuration, performance tuning and testing as well as production monitoring. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be a core player on the product team and are expected to build and grow the skillsets of the more junior Engineers.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E 70% - Delivery \u0026 Execution: \u003Cbr /\u003E Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions \u003Cbr /\u003E Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met \u003Cbr /\u003E Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases \u003Cbr /\u003E Writes custom code or scripts to do \u0022destructive testing\u0022 to ensure adequate resiliency in production \u003Cbr /\u003E Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively \u003Cbr /\u003E Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, or engineering empowerment \u003Cbr /\u003E Identifies product enhancements (client-facing or technical) to create a better experience for the end users \u003Cbr /\u003E Identifies unsecured code areas and implements fixes as they are discovered with or without tooling \u003Cbr /\u003E Contributes to foundational code elements that can be reused many times by a product \u003Cbr /\u003E Contributes to meaningful architecture diagrams and other documentation needed for security reviews or other interested parties \u003Cbr /\u003E Defines Service Level Objectives for product(s) to constantly measure their reliability in production and help prioritize backlog work \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% - Support \u0026 Enablement: \u003Cbr /\u003E Fields questions from other product teams or support teams \u003Cbr /\u003E Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams \u003Cbr /\u003E Provides application support for software running in production \u003Cbr /\u003E Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for product(s) \u003Cbr /\u003E Proactively reviews the performance and capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing \u003Cbr /\u003E Triages high priority issues and outages as they arise \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% - Learning: \u003Cbr /\u003E Participates in and leads learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice) \u003Cbr /\u003E Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations \u003Cbr /\u003E Attends conferences and learns how to apply new technologies where appropriate\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E NATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Environment: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Travel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Additional Minimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java) \u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Education Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Years of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E3 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Physical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E 3-6 years of relevant work experience \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient in a modern scripting language (preferably Python) \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient in a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient in writing SQL queries against a relational database \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient in a version control system (preferably Git) \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in a front-end technology and framework such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and JQuery \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in a Linux or Unix based environment \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in a CI/CD toolchain \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in destructive testing methodologies and tools \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in successful application of design patterns \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in test-driven development and effective unit test creation \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in a NoSQL database \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in query optimization and troubleshooting \u003Cbr /\u003E Experience in effective data modeling within both SQL and NoSQL databases \u003Cbr /\u003E Understanding of 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members \u003Cbr /\u003E Understanding of REST and effective web service design\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003C/strong\u003ECultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful \u003Cbr /\u003E Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm \u003Cbr /\u003E Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals \u003Cbr /\u003E Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives \u003Cbr /\u003E Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences \u003Cbr /\u003E Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances \u003Cbr /\u003E Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens \u003Cbr /\u003E Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people \u003Cbr /\u003E Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear \u003Cbr /\u003E Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement \u003Cbr /\u003E Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels \u003Cbr /\u003E Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations\u003C/div\u003E

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