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Sr. Backend Engineer - Training & Coaching

Highspot

Remote / Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: SaaS
  • Post Date: 12/06/2022
  • Website: highspot.com
  • Company Address: 2211 Elliott Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121, US

About Highspot

Highspot helps companies worldwide improve the performance of their sales teams by turning strategic initiatives into business outcomes. Our unified sales enablement platform gives revenue teams a single solution to elevate customer conversations and drive repeatable revenue, bringing together native content and guidance, training and coaching, and engagement intelligence – all supported by actionable analytics.

Job Description

Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, marketing leaders have deep insights and analytics into the performance and influenced revenue of content, campaigns, and marketing assets.  What makes the solution special? It’s loved by sales reps globally, and is the #1 rated sales enablement platform on G2 Crowd. 
 
We are committed to diversity as both a moral and business imperative. 
 
About the Role
 
We’re looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer who will bring their creativity and experience to Highspot to help us build software with a spark of magic. This is a role that works closely with Product Management, Design, and Frontend Engineering. While we don’t expect you to be an expert in all of these technologies, some of the languages and tools we use to build Highspot include Ruby, Java, Clojure, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Solr, AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes.


What You'll Do

    • Focus on server-side programming while also understanding how features work end-to-end in the web frontend and mobile user experiences
    • Rapidly create software that customers love by partnering cross-functionally with a talented team of Engineers, Designers, and Product Managers 
    • Use your communication skills to represent highly technical concepts to your counterparts on the Frontend, Design, and Product Management teams
    • Integrate Highspot with external APIs, including third-party Learning Management Systems (LMS) and other partner applications
    • Develop clean, reusable, supportable, and well-tested RESTful APIs and web services
    • Design and implement new endpoints for Highspot’s external API to power the Highspot web frontend, mobile applications, and our customers' software 
    • Write automated tests of your code and collaborate with QA to deliver software at a high level of quality
    • Define and meet scalability, uptime, performance, and security goals 
    • Resolve major customer technical issues in production
    • Contribute to internal and external technical documentation


Your Background

    • Proficiency in building, integrating with, and supporting APIs using a variety of languages, data formats, and data transformations
    • An entrepreneurial spirit: you’re agile, creative, resourceful, and tenacious as you solve problems and achieve team and company goals
    • Comfortable with modern open source technologies and tools
    • Experience developing software products, scalable internet software, and applications using a range of software models including object-oriented and functional design patterns

Benefits

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
401(k) Matching
Paid parental leave 
Flexible work and vacation schedules
Discounted ClassPass membership
2 volunteer days per year
Transportation benefits
Competitive compensation and stock options
Fully-stocked kitchen
Annual company-wide events
Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision!
 

Equal Opportunity Statement


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
 
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