Staff Software Backend Developer (9281)

San Jose, California, United States
Products – Engineering /
Fulltime /
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Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before and with double digit growth year over year, no provider is better positioned to deliver better outcomes on scale, than Extreme.
We believe in “walking the walk” of our strong core values which enable us to successfully advance together. Diversity and Inclusion is a vital part of our values and beliefs, and we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive. 
Come become part of something big with us! We are a global leader, with hubs in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

Job Title: Staff Software Backend Developer
Location: San Jose, CA - Hybrid

In a world where technology serves humanity, Extreme's mission is clear: constantly seeking new ways to create better outcomes. That is what innovation is at its core: new ways, better outcomes. Extreme is united in our endeavor to empower businesses, governments, schools, healthcare providers, cities, and more worldwide to achieve infinite potential with the One Network, One Cloud, One Extreme approach. 
You will be joining a high-performing Extreme One Cloud engineering team that architects, designs, implements, and tests new features and functionality for ExtremeCloud Applications and Platform - an AI/ML powered, wired, and wireless cloud network management solution.  You will take new features from concept to delivery, working closely with team members and cross-functional partners to design and develop high-quality solutions that take into consideration scalability, availability and performance.

Roles & Responsibilities

    • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
    • Write clean, reusable, scalable and secure code for deployment adhering to standard methodologies.
    • Create and review technical documentation and specifications, as necessary.
    • Design solutions, establish best practices and introduce/implement new technologies.
    • Designing systems that are scalable and performant to handle the increasing demands of our users.
    • Conducting thorough code reviews and providing constructive feedback to ensure code quality, security, and maintainability.
    • Work and collaborate with a team of developers and architects, product management,  CX / UX / UI visual designers to create a website / Mobile Web application.
    • Provide technical leadership for the development team, representing them in Customer-facing interactions, taking ownership in sprint delivery and resolving functional and technical issues.
    • Delivering application that are based on pre-existing wireframes, designs, or other client requirements.


    • Backend developer with 8+ years of experience and advanced backend skills (Dockers, Kubernetes, GlusterFS, Clustering).
    • Solid knowledge of algorithms and design patterns with coding experience in GoLang, C, Java, Python.
    • Have experience building high-scale, concurrent and cloud-based secured web applications with experience in APIs and interfaces - REST, NETConf, JSON, Yang, OpenConfig, OpenAPI.
    • Have strong experience with relational and non-relational databases, experience in MySQL, MariaDB, GORM, Redis.
    • Have a familiarity with Event-based architecture and experience in RabbitMQ, Kafka messaging services, GNMI, GRPC.
    • Deep understanding of Web Performance and Web Accessibility including security protocols and technologies – IAM, RBAC, Certs, AAA, HTTPS etc..
    • Have the drive and ability to learn fast and make decisions based on data points and practical scenarios.
    • Believe that speed and quality are not conflicting; you can achieve both.
    • Have excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and a passion for building high-quality products.
    • Have strong communication skills, both technical and non-technical, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Experience building CI/CD pipelines
    • Ability to work with global teams across time zones.
    • "Self-starter" attitude and the ability to make decisions independently.
    • Hold a BS in Computer Science, Mathematics or related degree.


    • BS or MS in CS/CE
$150,000 - $175,000 a year

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come Advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Extreme Networks also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Extreme Networks.