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Senior Software Engineer-Core Team

Portland, OR

Senior Software Engineer – Core Team


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About the Team

Our Core engineering team is a platform team enabling our stream-aligned teams by working on our authentication/authorization services, github actions build library, terraforming repos, and improving developer experience. We have a strong culture of working in an agile, continuously improving, and automation-oriented environment. We recognize the need to always be evolving, to look objectively at where things are getting better or worse, and take action.

About the Job

As a Senior / Staff Level Software Engineer you will be one of the technical leaders of the  engineering team. You will be expected to be a great engineer, teaching, learning, mentoring, planning and most of all, developing systems that will move us forward. 

We’re looking for a self-motivated, hands-on engineer, who will be responsible for working on our core platform. The desired candidate will be a well-rounded developer, who is not afraid to jump into any level of the stack and has proven experience in web development, a flexible attitude and aptitude to learn and share. This person enjoys working in a fast-paced agile environment, cares about their decisions, and is focused on quality driven development.

Job Description

3 Months

  • Writing testable and well-documented frontend and backend code following best practices and team standards.

  • Performing detailed code reviews.

  • Automating application builds and deployments including execution of automated tests, and environment configuration in AWS and other cloud environments.

  • Actively participating in agile ceremonies – retrospectives, grooming sessions, daily stand-ups and sprint commits.

6 months

  • Researching and determining viability of new technologies and/or tools to be used by core applications. 

  • Meeting with staff engineers and team leads across the organization to ensure alignment on cross-team efforts.

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in both Core applications and developer experience.

  • Leading the decision making process for team technical issues.

  • Working with Product Manager and Team Lead to determine priority of tasks in the backlog.

12 Months

  • Serving as the subject matter expert on at least one Core team domain

  • Leading epics from technical discovery to delivery including design, development, test automation (unit and integration), deployment automation, load testing, and implementing production monitoring.

  • Championing quality, security and agile principles for the Core team.

  • Facilitating adoption of Core applications/libraries/api’s by other teams throughout the organization.

Our tech stack is outlined below, however, we strongly believe in using the right technology for a given job and in constantly experimenting to see what new technology can do for us. That being said we have systems using or implemented in:

  • TypeScript

  • Node

  • Angular

  • C#

  • PHP

  • Python

  • Terraform

  • Docker

  • AWS

Become the Best Version of Yourself

We want  to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and the world we live in.

We know that a variety of perspectives and voices strengthen our ability to deliver the spark of learning to everyone. 

We hold ourselves accountable to create more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities through continuous learning, personal growth, and working to support our customers.

We welcome you to bring your authentic self to our team and grow beyond your expectations.



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