Staff Software Engineer - Platform at Culture Amp

Engineering, Melbourne melbourne engineering
Posted 27 days ago

How you can help make a better world of work

We’re seeking a Staff Software Engineer with solid production experience in Golang along with exposure and interest in APIs and gateways.

While supporting our legacy solution, we’re looking for someone to take charge of our efforts and help in driving us towards a more flexible and high leverage solution. The position will primarily focus on organisational design, governance, reliable architecture patterns, and empowering internal product teams to accelerate their delivery of APIs to market.

You will be working in the Platform Web and API Gateways team where we are providing Culture Amp engineers with a seamless, secure, and scalable API management, optimising request handling, enhancing product integration within a unified platform, with enabling robust monitoring and ease of use.

Platform at Culture Amp is an inclusive, remote-friendly camp that embraces flexible work arrangements. You will be surrounded by talented engineers and have opportunities to both learn and teach.

As part of this team of amazing humans, 

You will do:

  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, engineers, and business leads to develop, communicate and execute technical strategies that benefit the Platform and wider Engineering organisation 
  • Play a critical role in influencing leaders across the team and company to drive consistent, sound, efficient and pragmatic technical decisions
  • Stay close to the details of systems that power our products by directly contributing to technical designs and code
  • Hold your teammates—and yourself—to high engineering standards
  • Leverage your experience and knowledge to grow your teammates’ technical breadth and depth through direct coaching and mentoring

You will have 

  • 10+ years of software development or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience leading large scale features, which includes planning, managing and executing on the delivery projects in a timely manner while maintaining a high quality bar
  • Drive and experience in identifying, aligning and landing optimal solutions in a system with many moving parts
  • The ability to design and build creative solutions to complex problems
  • A strong track record in helping other engineers grow

Technology we use and teach

  • Go, Kotlin, Typescript, Ruby, YAML
  • AWS
  • HTTP, JSON, Avro, REST
  • Aurora, Postgres, DynamoDB, KrakenD
  • Kafka, Distributed systems, microservices
  • Datadog, Buildkite