Senior Software Engineer - Backend
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.
We are on a mission to help our customers win online. Whether that’s helping an aspiring entrepreneur to turn their hobby into an online business or a multinational corporation to launch a new campaign in weeks instead of months, our platform is there to help them win whatever that means for them.
What's Cool about this Job?
As a consequence of our focus on the customer, we have experienced amazing growth. This growth provides many opportunities to tackle hard problems at scale, to deliver new products that continue to make WP Engine the platform of choice for online agility.
You will play an essential role in taking our platform to the next level, both in scale and functionality. This is your chance to make your mark on a company that is the leader in its industry.
We see our culture as an advantage and believe that it is meaningful to hire the best and ensure that we provide an environment where the best get better.
If you enjoy solving problems, are a hard worker, and an excellent teacher and teammate, you may be the engineer we are looking for!
You will develop and enhance tools and services that improve the WordPress Developer’s user experience with the WP Engine platform.
These tools are designed to integrate with DevOps processes and are based on technologies that include SFTP, SSH, Git, and other DevOps-related software and services.
Prior experience crafting, maintaining, and enhancing DevOps processes is beneficial. The ideal candidate will also possess experience with, or a solid working knowledge of, Site Reliability Engineering;
establishing SLAs and SLOs, and monitoring SLIs to ensure reliability. Code configuration, deployment, change management, and automation of operational tasks are critical to the success of the Engineer and their team.
The Day to Day.
Design, write, test, integrate, and maintain services that are resilient, robust, secure, and perform at scale for tens of millions of end users
Write clean, maintainable code; improve test coverage and build deployment pipelines to safely and rapidly push code
Be customer inspired and work closely with business partners to incrementally deliver positive outcomes through technology
Constantly look for opportunities to automate and optimize
Research new technologies and incorporate them into new and existing systems and products
Be a phenomenal teammate to the other members of your scrum team
Your Expertise and Passion.
Hands-on experience working on distributed systems (in any language)
Natural problem solving abilities, an inquisitive personality, and an eagerness to seek solutions to big problems
A passion for working alongside customers to recommend solutions that best fit their needs
Use data to understand the trade-offs and risks between deploying features and system stability (Google SRE mindset)
Shown history of continuous learning and ability to stay ahead of technology trends
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent experience
Proficient programming in Go, Python, PHP, and / or Ruby
Writing queries for MySQL / PostgreSQL and the utilization of client-side tools to manage RDBMS systems (such as MySQL Workbench or SQuirreL SQL)
Production experience with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GCP), microservices
Experience with large scale system integration through APIs, including long-running cloud functions
Familiar working in an agile environment using Scrum methodologies
Perks and Benefits.
Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision, dependent premium covered at 50%)
100% Company paid Life & Risk insurance
Retirement / Employee Pension Plan PPE (with 5% employer contribution)
1000 PLN for glasses reimbursement
100% paid sick leave for first 33 days of absence
Quarterly Company wellness days
Access to on-demand fitness and wellness through Wellable platform
Free and confidential access to Employee Assistance Program through LifeWorks
One-time payment of 2050 PLN for home office stipend
400 PLN / month wellness allowance to spend on whatever you want!
Flexibility (work from home or from office)
Flexible working hours
At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique.
WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.