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Staff Software Engineer
Back-End
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Docker
Elasticsearch
Hadoop
C/C++/C#
Java
Leadership
Linux/Unix
Management
MySQL
Social Media
SQL
Kubernetes
Python
UI/UX Design
Writing
NoSQL
Requirements
  • 7+ years experience developing and supporting software in a production environment
  • 5+ years experience programming in object oriented languages such as Java, Python, or C++
  • 5+ years experience developing and supporting scalable, distributed backend services
  • 4+ years experience working with databases
Responsibilities
  • Complete Sprout's New Hire training program alongside other new Sprout team members
  • Get acclimated to the team's current Mission, Goals, and Objectives along with future product roadmaps
  • Deploy and make changes to our production systems
  • Interact with SQL or NoSQL data stores and NSQ messaging queues
  • Collaborate regularly with product managers, QA engineers, and other product teams to deliver value to our users
  • Get regular team feedback on your work through code reviews and pairing
  • Log into our remote Linux servers and monitor the status of our services
  • Decompose work into small, similarly sized units so that estimation is unnecessary
  • Work with your squad to create and prioritize quarterly team goals
  • Contribute to our Agile culture of continuous improvement through retrospective meetings and experimentation-oriented thinking
  • Build connections with members from other teams through guild meetings and chapter outings
  • Participate in technical design meetings with your teammates to walk through new feature ideas
  • Work with product managers, UX developers, and front-end engineers to come up with the MVPs of new features
  • Be the first line of defense against product outages and bugs while on support duty
  • Maintain, scale, and build upon systems that handle hundreds of thousands of messages a day
  • Write design documents, coordinate dependencies, and act as the domain owner for new projects
  • Integrate and use monitoring and alerting tools to know about problems before our users
  • Create and manage concurrent, distributed systems
  • Build your engineering skills by attending in-house presentations, workshops, and training sessions
  • Lead technical design meetings with your teammates to walk through new feature ideas
  • Identify technical debt and performance bottlenecks within our systems, come up with a plan to improve the code, and get it pushed to production
  • Work and communicate effectively with other groups across the organization to ensure big-picture alignment and encourage cross-team collaboration
  • Form a career growth plan with your manager and work towards it
  • Partner with the Infrastructure team to improve your team's ability to deliver reliable, highly available services
  • Be the go-to expert of your teams' systems at the company
  • Own cross-organizational projects, demonstrating project management skills, consensus building, and strong leadership
  • Actively mitigate risk of failed delivery and missed deadlines through courageous, transparent communication with colleagues and stakeholders throughout a project life cycle
  • Lead technical architecture meetings
  • Identify technical debt and performance bottlenecks within our systems, come up with a plan to improve the code, and get it pushed to production
  • Mentor junior engineers, helping them level up technically
  • Build connections with members from other teams through active networking and community building
  • Have opportunities to contribute to in-house technical presentations and workshops that share your expertise with large groups of Sprout engineers
  • Surprise us! Use your unique ideas and abilities to change your team in beneficial ways that we haven't even considered yet
Sprout Social
Sprout Social creates powerful solutions for social media management.
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Sprout Social creates powerful solutions for social media management.