Senior Software Engineer at WP Engine

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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

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
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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