We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Staff Software Engineer to join our accomplished engineering team. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and driving the technical direction of our software development projects. You will play a critical role in architecting, designing, and implementing complex software systems while providing technical guidance to the development team. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and contribute to the overall success of our products.
- Lead the design, development, and implementation of complex software systems, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability.
- Architect and drive the technical direction of projects, making informed decisions on technologies, frameworks, and architectural patterns.
- Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the development team, fostering a culture of engineering excellence and continuous learning.
- Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
- Drive and participate in architectural discussions, code reviews, and technical decision-making processes.
- Write high-quality, clean, and efficient code, adhering to coding standards and best practices.
- Troubleshoot and debug complex software issues, identifying root causes and implementing effective solutions.
- Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices, and evaluate their potential application to our software projects.
- Conduct performance analysis and optimization to ensure optimal system performance and scalability.
- Drive the adoption of engineering best practices, tools, and methodologies, and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes.
- Significant professional experience (4-7 years) in software development, with a focus on backend development.
- Strong expertise in designing and developing large-scale software systems, preferably in a distributed or cloud-based environment.
- In-depth understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and software engineering principles.
- Experience with agile software development methodologies and practices, such as Scrum or Kanban.
- Solid understanding of web technologies and frameworks, databases, and distributed systems.
- Demonstrated leadership and mentorship skills, with the ability to effectively guide and inspire the development team.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a strong attention to detail.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Bachelor’s in a related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Experience with cloud platforms and services such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
- Knowledge of containerization technologies (e.g., Docker) and orchestration frameworks (e.g., Kubernetes).
- Familiarity with frontend frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
- Understanding of security principles and best practices in software development.
- Experience with performance optimization and profiling tools.
- Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in developer communities.