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Staff Backend Engineer, Front End – AppX

Optimizely
Published
May 24, 2021
Location
Remote, United States of America
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Staff Backend Engineer, Front End - AppX

This job is being posted to the TAO job board because it is potentially open to remote candidates.  Feel free to contact me if you’d like to learn about Optimizely before applying. I am a PDX-based remote Optimizely employee.  Josh.Schoonmaker@Optimizely.com

Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to to turn data into action.

As we continue to enhance our enterprise class experimentation platform, we are looking for a senior engineer to help lead and create our next wave of services and architectural changes. We want you to be idealistic but pragmatic, creative but able to embrace elegant simplicity in both code and infrastructure. Scale and performance are part of everything we build. You’ll be building the foundation that enables us to empower billions of experiences across all of our customers.

How you will make an impact

  • Design and implement next generation core application backend components
  • Identify when to replace and when to rebuild legacy systems
  • Design and enhance all systems to be Enterprise Class (Reliability, Scalability, Performance, Security, etc)
  • Work with monitoring and observability experts and use your own expertise to improve observability
  • Educate internal customers on how to best venture into our codebase
  • Organize, plan, and lead large projects through to completion

Some technologies we work with:

  • Python, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Docker, Jenkins, Linux
  • Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud Platform

Qualifications:

  • You find satisfaction in being a force multiplier for your colleagues
  • You look at engineering problems holistically and have developed best in class products
  • You stay on top of technical trends, and know how to use them pragmatically
  • You are self-motivated, yet still enjoy working in partnership across an organization
  • You have experience with Python

What sets our Engineers apart:

  • Work with colleagues that get you fired up every day and are super smart!
  • Learn more about our engineering organization by visiting our blog
  • We’re engaged in the Developer Community. We are after-all not just developers but we are also building products for developers. You’ll see us at PyBay (Bay Area), Austin Python Meetups and more
  • We’re not locked into a specific technology stack. You’ll be working with and picking the latest technologies to do the job right. Some of the technologies we work with include: Python, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch, Docker, Jenkins, Linux, CircleCI, Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Monitoring, and observability tooling

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