Senior Engineer

Austin, Texas
Innovation Development Center – Back End /
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 engineers 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

    • You will provide leadership within software teams; as a mentor, team-lead, trusted client-facing technologist and/or as a hands-on contributor
    • You will impact all phases of our projects and all phases of the SDLC
    • You will leverage your existing depth of knowledge to maximize your impact
    • You will grow into new and/or adjacent technologies and domains to broaden your impact

What you'll bring

    • 5+ years in software development, including working in teams
    • Experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or XP
    • Deep knowledge in the language and library/framework ecosystems of Java, JavaScript/Typescript, or Python
    • Experience in defining and utilizing software development best practices
    • Project Structures, coding practices, testing practices
    • Definition and utilization of CI/CD pipelines
    • Architectural patterns that balance scope and scale of project needs
    • Identification and mediation of technical debt within a code base over time
    • Deep knowledge building high quality, scalable, and production ready software, such as:
    • Services with well defined APIs utilizing REST, GraphQL, messaging, or similar
    • Data Pipelines to integrate systems, enable analytics, or similar
    • Web Applications utilizing modern technology approaches
    • Mobile Applications that are built with cross platform development in mind
    • Experience constructing systems by composing smaller components.  The breadth could include:
    • Definition of work units that can be implemented in an efficient, additive way
    • SOA, Microservices, or similar architectural patterns
    • Separation of concerns via good OOP and/or FP design
    • Experience managing data.  The breadth could include:
    • Design of database schema, constraints and transaction boundaries
    • Read/Write design trade-off decisions and how it relates to mutable vs. immutable data state
    • Use of Relational vs NoSQL stores for appropriate use cases

Preferred Experience

    • Hands-on experience developing with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
    • Hands-on experience with varied compute technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Lambda, etc.)
    • Hands-on experience with pipeline definitions (Gitlab-ci, Circle, Travis, etc.)
    • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code technologies (CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform, etc.)
$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.