Staff Engineer

Austin, Texas
Innovation Development Center – Full Stack /
Full-time /
Who we are
Qvest.US provides business and technology consulting services that bring our clients closer to their customers, data, and content. We have a global footprint across five continents and are the largest Media and Entertainment focused consulting company in the world. We have deep expertise across Program Management, Digital Media Supply Chain, IP & Rights Management, Data & Analytics, AI/ML, Customer Experience and Salesforce, Cybersecurity, & Media Transformation.

About the IDC
The IDC is our Innovation and Development Center located in Austin, Texas. We build custom software using modern technologies to solve complex business problems for our clients. We believe the best products and services are realized by knowledgeable, tight-knit teams aligned to a shared purpose and understanding. We're honored to be recognized by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work as a Best Workplace in Texas!

Who we're seeking
You are an innovative and thoughtful self-starter who enjoys solving problems and thrives in fast-paced, collaborative environments. You are looking for a role where you can shape best practices, mentor team members, work on varied projects, and influence technologies and solutions for both Qvest internal and client external projects. You thrive in environments where you're able to demonstrate technical competency while working individually, closely with team members, or directly with our clients.

Self driven engineering leader who love to identify and experiment with new approaches, technologies, or tools that will impact our projects or industry. Examples could include emergent architectural approaches, new cloud provider offerings, or productivity enhancers (new tooling, Chat-GPT, Co-Pilot, or similar)

What you'll do

    • As a mentor, you will help grow the careers of other team members, have the opportunity to participate in the hiring process, participate in the annual review cycle, and shape and contribute to the engineering culture as a place to learn and grow.
    • As a technology Leader, you’ll work directly with Qvest leadership to impact projects, teams and the Qvest organization by creating, shaping, proposing and presenting engineering practices, architectures, and tech stacks.  You will influence business development through your expertise by creating content and contributing to proposals.  You will extract reusable components, patterns, concepts and lessons learned to be leveraged across the organization.
    • As a project leader, you’ll help propose technologies to be used on specific projects, and define the shape of the team to build them. As a part of that team, you’ll help the team gather, translate and refine business requirements into deployable systems, extracting and leveraging repeatable design strategies, and creating reference implementations.  You will lead by example through the code you contribute, the continuous improvement you foster, and the quality of documentation, architecture, code, and tests you and your teams will deliver.

What you'll bring

    • 8-12+ years in software development, including working in teams
    • Experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or XP
    • Expertise in the language and library/framework ecosystems of Java, JavaScript/Typescript, or Python
    • Definition, utilization and implementation of CI/CD pipelines
    • Experience with SOA, Microservices, or similar architectural patterns
    • Experience constructing systems by utilizing a separation of concerns (good OOP, FP design, etc)
    • Experience with enterprise application integration, including defining the integration architecture, integration data flows and interfaces, integration mechanisms (e.g., async vs. synchronous), middleware, etc.
    • Experience with typical AuthN/AuthZ methods and products
    • Experience managing data, including the selection of persistence product, design of database schema, constraints and transaction boundaries, read/write design trade-off decisions and how it relates to mutable vs. immutable data state
    • Experience balancing feature development vs. technical debt accumulation in order to deliver business needs while also maintaining quality over time
$80,000 - $400,000 a year
Life at Qvest
We were founded on a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness, and this permeates each of our initiatives, both client-facing and internal. We offer a wide selection of benefits including medical, dental & vision, 401k matching and flexible vacation; we sponsor training to advance our teams’ skill sets and we prioritize our employees’ professional growth paths. Qvest.US is currently 350+ people strong and we’ve been recognized as a “Best Place to Work,” a “Great Place to Work,” “Fastest Growing,” and “A Jewel."

Equal Employment Opportunity
Qvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Qvest applies this stance to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including internships, at all levels of employment.