Staff Software Development Engineer
We’re transforming the software industry. We’re Flexera. With more than 50,000 customers across the world, we’re achieving that goal. But we know we can’t do any of that without our team. Ready to help us re-imagine the industry during a time of substantial growth and ambitious plans? Come and see why we’re consistently recognized by Gartner, Forrester and IDC as a category leader in the marketplace.
Flexera delivers Technology Value Optimization solutions that enable some of the largest companies in the world to inform their IT so they can transform their IT. From on-prem to the cloud, companies can get the IT asset data needed to rightsize, reallocate spend, reduce risk and maximize ROI.
At Flexera, we're on a mission to empower global enterprises by transforming IT insights into decisive actions. We're seeking a talented Staff Software Development Engineer to play a key role in making this vision a reality.
You will join the IT Visibility Team within Flexera, and our responsibility is to federate customer data so customers can visualize the entirety of their IT estate with enriched data and actionable insights. We are developing with some of the most modern technologies, including distributed graph databases and data lakes, Go, and Amazon Web Services.
What you'll do:
Help lead a team performing software engineering activities including new feature design & development, maintenance and support.
Understand and contribute to our ambitious technical roadmap for IT Visibility
Propose new, innovative solutions to provide Flexera’s users with a rich, intuitive, and responsive experience
Demonstrate your passion and skill in the design and construction of robust, scalable services and secure applications.
Adopt and refine SCM and DevOps processes to facilitate agile development.
Work within CD/CI environments to push code to production.
Support the team’s culture of respect, excellence, and trust; confidently promote our team’s principles and culture across the organization.
Become familiar with all aspects of the Flexera IT Visibility product and be willing to contribute on any component.
Guide and mentor, the team in terms of code quality, design patterns, general technical knowledge
Ensure we employ fantastic testing and QA processes to minimize the risk of escaped defects.
You'll be expected to have:
10 years professional experience as a software engineer, with a minimum of 2 years professional Golang and microservices development experience
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline such as Software Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
Demonstrable professional experience with Golang
A proven and respected engineer with experience in the delivery of successful applications at scale
Experience of Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development
Comfortable with modern SCM for various types of development life cycle
Professional experience designing and working with containerization and microservices architecture in high throughput applications.
Sound understanding of cloud computing principles including security, high-availability, and automation.
AWS experience, particularly EKS, Amazon Athena and S3, CloudWatch and supporting services.
Deep understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and SOA integrations such REST.
The following personal qualities are desired:
Passionate about self-learning and active in the (local or online) tech community
Highly motivated and relentless in solving problems.
Demonstrates a natural creativity in completing technical tasks.
Prepared to go the extra mile when the team is up against it.
Achieves the right balance of confidence and respect.
Challenges the status quo when necessary.
Highly desirable technical skills would include some experience with the following tools, technologies, and frameworks:
Kubernetes, Helm and Docker
AWS (Athena, Glue, S3, EKS, IAM & Cloudwatch)
The role will offer you in return:
A rare opportunity to be part of a team developing a flagship product.
A team which values trust and community
Significant responsibility for building applications central to Flexera’s business
Opportunity to build on modern cloud architecture using the most advanced engineering principles.
At Flexera, we foster a fun and engaged hybrid working environment where collaboration and innovation thrive. We value diversity and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in technology to apply.
Join our team to not only contribute to a world-class global product but also to grow in your career. At Flexera, we encourage continuous learning and provide opportunities for professional development.
Flexera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for open roles regardless of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local/national laws, policies and/or regulations.
Flexera understands the value that results from employing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We recognize that equity necessitates acknowledging past exclusion and that inclusion requires intentional effort. Our DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) council is the driving force behind our commitment to championing policies and practices that foster a welcoming environment for all.