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Senior Software Engineer

| Austin

THE DAY TO DAY

  • Design, write, test, integrate, and maintain software applications that are resilient, robust, and perform at scale
  • Continuously improve WP Engine's secure, performant software platform that supports tens of millions of end users
  • Write clean, maintainable code
  • Improve test coverage and build deployment pipelines to safely and rapidly push new code to production
  • Work closely with Product Management to ensure that your frequent, incremental code changes contribute to our customers
  • We are fanatical about automation because we invest for the future. You will be expected to constantly look for opportunities to automate and optimize
  • Research new technologies and incorporate them into new and existing systems and products
  • Be a phenomenal teammate to the other members of your scrum team
  • Be customer inspired by using technology in a way that enables positive customer outcomes.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or a related field) OR equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of writing high quality, maintainable, deployable, testable, and highly usable software applications (in any language)
  • Proven history of continuous learning and ability to stay ahead of technology trends
  • Natural problem solving abilities, an inquisitive personality, and an eagerness to tackle the challenge of big problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Production experience with containerization technologies (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Experience solving problems with distributed systems at scale in the cloud
  • Excels in an Agile environment using Scrum methodologies and standard methodologies

THE PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD, and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off?)
  • Transportation (24x7 Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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