Senior Software Engineer

Within the United States /
Engineering – Cloud /
Full Time
/ Remote
We are expanding our team! You can be anywhere in the U.S. and in the Pacific time zone outside of the U.S., and in other various countries as noted for specified positions.

If you are looking to be a part of an amazing team, have a passion for open-source software, and building a strong developer community, then come join us! Temporal helps developers focus on the important things, like writing business logic, and spend less time worrying about the underlying infrastructure. We have a great open-source community filled with awesome developers (who are also our users!) that provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. Temporal is also backed by top VC firms and has a team of professionals from other successful start-ups and well-known technology companies. We always work toward building the best community, and if these things interest you too, we’d love to hear from you.

As a Senior Engineer, you will get the chance to design, build, and maintain significant portions of our backend functionality for highly scalable, multi-tenant services. Examples of the key distributed systems components you'll own include Quotas, Throttling, Permissions. Working in a highly collaborative team, we'll look to build a new enterprise offering that will involve both on-premise and dedicated cloud offerings.

What You’ll Do 
- Design and implement core backend service features. 
- Provide appropriate test coverage unit, integration, performance for feature ownership area. 
- Clearly document design choices and operational knowledge to successfully deploy and run service with those features. 
- Provide appropriate service level logs and metrics to make features operational for cloud service setup.
- Provide appropriate alerts, dashboards, and runbooks for production. 

What You’ll Need 
- At least 7 years of experience working with cloud services. 
- Solid computer science fundamentals in distributed systems concepts. 
- Experience with Go or Java or other applicable languages. 
- Experience working with Open Source Systems. 
- Experience building systems with technologies like Kafka, Cassandra, MySQL, Elasticsearch. 
- Experience building and running services on AWS. Bonus: Microsoft Azure and Google GCP experience.
- Bonus: Python, Node.js, Rust. 

- The estimated pay range for this role is $175,000 - $205,000.
- Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Temporal's equity plan.
The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills and experience. Temporal is growing, and we welcome great people to enable our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge 'standard' thinking, and want to influence our future.

- 100% coverage of premiums for you and your dependents for Medical, dental/ortho, and vision benefits
- AD&D, long- and short-term disability, and life insurance (both standard and supplemental)
- 401K plan
- Unlimited PTO

Additional Perks
- Up to 20 weeks of parental leave for birth parents and 12 weeks of leave for non-birth parents, including adoptive and foster parents
- $1,500/year Learning, career development
- $1,200/year Lifestyle Spending Account
- $1,000/year In-home office setup (This is in addition to what Temporal will issue you, which is a laptop, monitor, keyboard, mouse, trackpad, and extension power cable as well at no cost to you)
- $500/year Professional Memberships
- $300/month Work From Home Meals
- $74/month reimbursement for Internet added to your paycheck once a month
- Subscription to the Calm App to promote mental health & wellness
- An "All Access" pass to a WeWork location

What team members are doing at Temporal
Collaborating across teams to improve the developer experience, deliver world-class open-source software, engage with and support our user community, and enhance our commercial SaaS platform.

Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate differences and diversity.

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