Position at Spiceworks
Who You Are
You have equal parts passion for developing scalable services and delivering the value of big data. You jump at the chance to define and create solutions powering data and advertising platforms.
You have a desire to work within a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based support environment. If this sounds like you, Spiceworks Ziff Davis just might have the perfect opportunity. It’s time to apply.
Who we are
Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a global organization with a work from almost anywhere approach to getting the job done. We help the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies.
We also help technology brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of technology buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platforms they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day.
SWZD ecosystem touches over 90% of all technology spending...Think about the impact of that!
What You’ll Do
Design and develop advanced applications and intelligent systems
Conduct peer review before committing to the code repository
Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Monitoring and maintenance (hotfixes) of production systems
Manage staging / test environment and support software testing and quality assurance
Improve application performance and other non-functional requirements such as reliability
Deliver technical discussion on the implemented functionalities
Comply to coding standards that the organization has set
Adapt the SCRUM software development process - participating in Sprint planning, review, standup, and retrospectives
What You Need
4+ years of experience building well-tested, scalable, distributed, high-volume, low-latency systems.
Proficiency in building web applications (REST APIs, MVC, VueJs, HTML, CSS, SCSS, etc.).
Expertise in an object oriented or functional programming language (Ruby on Rails, Golang, Python preferred)
Experience in Agile development processes.
Experience with development collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Git).
Has exposure or has knowledge in high-performance computing and low latency development.
Has a strong software development foundation implementing design patterns, OOPs, and coding best practices.
Proficient understanding of the software development lifecycle : architecture and development, thorough testing, deployment, and monitoring of applications.
Experience with SQL and relational databases (Postgres, AWS Redshift, Athena).
Ability to understand business stakeholder needs and translate them into technical designs.
Experience working within data processing regulations (GDPR).
Bachelor’s or master's in engineering, computer science, or related field preferred but not mandatory
Perks and Benefits
Unlimited flexible time off
Volunteer paid time off
Recognition Programs - yes there are multiple, AND prizes!
Remote-first work experience and a work from anywhere culture
Weekly coffee chats with leaders
Wellness and mindfulness programs
Career advancement opportunities
Generous Paid Parental Leave
Regional holiday celebrations
Community give-back celebrations
Transportation Assistance for night-shift employees
Unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion
Employee stock purchase program
In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway.
We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly".
If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.
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