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Senior Software Engineer
Posted on 12/20/2022
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years' experience writing large scale systems
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or Kotlin including object-oriented design
  • Experience building and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems using AWS technologies
  • Candidates must have a strong computer science background. A Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Take points on complex product initiatives and run them to completion with minimal supervision
  • Design flexible, maintainable code
  • Safeguard code quality on your team, reviewing others' code with an eye to performance and maintainability
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to execute against the vision and roadmap
  • Work closely with designers and product managers to distill complex business problems into elegant technical solutions
  • Be part of a close-knit engineering team that ships new code into production multiple times a day
  • Geek out about shipping and logistics. (We do this often.)
Desired Qualifications
  • A love of simple, well-tested code that is easy to extend and hard to break
  • A bias for action. When you see a problem, you solve it
  • The ability to convey technical ideas in common terms to business partners, product managers, and engineers alike
  • Experience of effectively and reliably delivering large projects involving multi teams/orgs, including breaking the projects down into smaller pieces, cooperating with dependent teams to align on critical technical decisions, driving conversation regards long term strategy and delivering the right result in high standard
  • Understanding of performance tradeoffs, load balancing and operational issues
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior software engineers in all aspects of their engineering skill-sets
  • 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
  • An aptitude for learning quickly
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science a plus

1,001-5,000 employees

Global freight forwarder and logistics platform
Company Overview
Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. The company operates a digitally enabled freight forwarding platform that helps other businesses to transport and store goods across the globe.
  • Free Food
  • Company Social Outings
  • Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • PTO / Vacation Policy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Financial Benefits
  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Company Core Values
  • Empower Your Client
  • Play The Long Game
  • Fill The Gap
  • Embrace Change
  • Practice Candor