Senior Engineer - Backend Web Development

New York, NY
Information Technology – Engineering
Full-Time
The Customer Experience Platform Excellence technology organization develops platforms that power delightful and valuable customer experiences for our partners. We are looking for software developers to help us craft the APIs underlying web, mobile, voice and chat applications for customer acquisition and loyalty programs.

What you'll do with us:
Lead to the development of platform features on a diverse, multi-functional team, driving feature definition, systems design and prototyping
Mentor junior engineers, pair-program with them and model high-performing behaviors for them
Influence our culture by challenging the status quo and finding ways to improve how we work
Gain deep exposure to a Scaled Agile work environment
Continuously learn and implement new technologies and frameworks
Collaborate with different teams to understand requirements and implement solutions that cater to the needs of our diverse customer base
Triage and resolve production issues with the help of our site reliability team
Work directly with product owners to understand business needs

Qualifications

    • 5+ years of software development experience in multi-project environments
    • Hands-on experience building distributed software systems
    • Practical knowledge of backend web development technology topics like APIs, microservices, databases, asynchronous messaging and cloud computing
    • Mastery of at least one general purpose object-oriented programming language (Java/Kotlin preferred) and the ecosystem around it, including frameworks and tools
    • Comfort with Agile development methodologies and DevOps concepts
    • Experience with software development and collaboration tools (GitHub, Jira, Confluence, etc.)
    • The ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to a broad audience of business, product and technology team members
    • An interest in understanding our business and making careful trade-off decisions balancing the desires of many different stakeholders

Pluses

    • An undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field
    • Strong computer science fundamentals
    • Deep understanding of networking principles and protocols: DNS, TCP, UDP, TLS, HTTP
    • Working knowledge of modern web development (HTML, CSS, client and server-side JavaScript)
    • Experience in a dynamic startup environment
    • Significant open source or other community contribution
Employment eligibility to work in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions