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Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Santa Monica, CA
Our client is known for creating meaningful connections to a global audience and now progressing into the digital age with cutting-edge technology, multimedia content, and TV & online programming with digital subscription services and new projects in the works. They operate as a growth-mode startup and the digital arm of a global greeting cards enterprise.
 
Their Santa Monica team office is growing and are looking to add a Senior Software Engineer, Platform to help build a robust and scalable software in multiple modern object-oriented and functional languages. If you're a problem solver who is naturally curious and doesn't like to sit still we want to hear from you!

This role reports directly to the Software Engineering Lead.
 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Breakdown legacy systems into smaller, easier to maintain microservices
  • Help grow and evolve our engineering environment
  • Develop intuitive, robust, and scalable software
  • Create a culture of testing and releasing software on AWS using automation and monitoring
  • Work cross-functionally on integrations with internal and external teams
What you bring:
  • 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • 2+ years as a software engineer working on service oriented architecture (SOA) 
  • Experience building APIs
  • Hands on experience with microservices 
  • Experience with AWS
  • Excited to be part of a small, cross-functional and nimble team
  • Great communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
It would be nice if you bring:
  • Experience with IAAS
  • Experience with Apache Kafka
  • Polyglot with experience with 3+ open source coding languages (i.e. Ruby, Python, PHP, Java, C, C++, Go)
  • Experience with Go, the more the better but okay even if it's only been on side projects
  • Prefer someone who is always learning, working on personal projects, tinkering with new technology
  • Familiarity with performance tuning applications (ie: JMeter, Apache Bench)
  • Have some experience mitigating security vulnerabilities
Sound like you and piqued your interest? Great! Apply today!

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