Senior Software Engineer at Spiceworks
Austin, TX, US

**This position is based in Austin, TX.**


Who you are:  Do you live, eat, and breathe programming? Are you someone who sees code in their dreams? Would you consider yourself a developer’s developer? Spiceworks just might have your dream job! We’re looking for a razor sharp engineer to help transform how IT pros get their work done. If you’re a software fanatic who tirelessly fine-tunes their craft and seeks to improve your ideas based on what end-users really want and need, Spiceworks wants you. Think you’re the right fit? Apply now!


Who we are: For over 10 years, Spiceworks has been helping the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We’ve also been helping IT brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of IT buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platform they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day.


With our helpful tools, technical content, a global community of experts, and entertaining ways to blow off steam, we’ve got IT covered. And because we understand IT buyers and the businesses they represent, established brands like Microsoft, Dell, and CDW, to name a few, and the latest industry innovators including KnowBe4 and Scale Computing use our insights and technology platform to run smarter, more personalized campaigns.


In short, we’re making IT easy – and dare we say FUN – for everyone. Best part: we’re just getting started!


Your day-to-day (as a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll):

  • Design and develop systems 
  • Pair with other engineers 
  • Thoroughly test code 
  • Monitor/own your applications 
  • Contribute to the design and development of product features and backend services 
  • Work together with other engineers on an Agile Scrum team to plan and execute company outcomes 
  • Help drive the innovation and evolution of Spiceworks 
  • Work on our growing community and services used by millions of IT pros


What does it take to do this job?

  • 5+ years of experience as a back-end, infrastructure, performance, or API engineer 
  • 3 years of experience building large-scale, distributed, high-volume systems that are well tested and performant 
  • Object-oriented and/or functional programming skills in modern language (Ruby, Go, Elixir, Scala, or equivalent) 
  • Basic skills in HTML, CSS, JS 
  • Experience designing, building, maintaining, testing and debugging modern technology stacks 
  • Solving large-application/user-level problems, performance, scalability, etc. 
  • Experience working with cross-functional agile teams 
  • Some experience with big data is desired 
  • BS or BA in math, engineering, computer science, or related field preferred