Sr Software Development Engineer - Ring Cloud Services

Santa Monica, CA
Engineering – Engineering / Software
Full-time (exempt)
As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, roadmap and development of core cloud services at Ring. You will have significant influence on our overall tech strategy, drive the system architecture, and spearhead best practices that enable a quality product.

This role involves design, architecture, implementation, and operation of the large-scale cloud systems that make our neighborhood safer. You will be given the opportunity to autonomously deliver the technical direction of these services, and the feature roadmap. You will work with extraordinary talent and have the opportunity to hire and shape the team to best execute on the product.

If this sounds interesting to you, come join us!


    • Has a strong foundation in software development, design patterns, and cloud computing. 
    • Has experience working with large scale cloud systems, and understanding how to architect and build them 
    • Is highly effective and thrives in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities 
    • Knows what is important when shipping products to customers and has been through the process from start to finish 
    • Promotes robust and maintainable code, clear documentation, and can deliver high quality work on tight schedules 
    • Is comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership and never shies away from a challenge 

Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
    • 7+ years of experience building successful production software systems 
    • 7+ years of experience with OO design/development skills 
    • 5+ years of experience in REST architecture for web services 
    • 5+ years of experience in a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Go, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
    • Experience with working on AWS services (S3, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, EC2). 
    • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance, and reliability 
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing and operations
About Ring

Ring's mission is to make neighborhoods safer by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.

Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.