Optimizely
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Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend

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Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to to turn data into action.As we continue to enhance our enterprise class experimentation platform, we are looking for a senior engineer to help lead and create our next wave of services and architectural changes. We want you to be idealistic but pragmatic, creative but able to embrace elegant simplicity in both code and infrastructure. Scale and performance are part of everything we build. You’ll be building the foundation that enables us to empower billions of experiences across all of our customers.Does this sound like you? Come join us!What you will do:- Design and implement next generation core application backend components- Identify when to replace and when to rebuild legacy systems- Design and enhance all systems to be Enterprise Class (Reliability, Scalability, Performance, Security, etc)- Work with monitoring and observability experts and use your own expertise to improve observability- Educate internal customers on how to best venture into our codebase- Organize, plan, and lead large projects through to completionSome technologies we work with:- Python, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch- Docker, Jenkins, Linux- Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud Platform- Monitoring and observability toolingQualifications:- You find satisfaction in being a force multiplier for your colleagues- You look at engineering problems holistically and have developed best in class products- You stay on top of technical trends, and know how to use them pragmatically- You are self-motivated, yet still enjoy working in partnership across an organization- You have experience with PythonWe’re not locked into a specific technology stack. You’ll be working with and picking the latest technologies to do the job right. Some of the technologies we work with include: Python, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch, Docker, Jenkins, Linux, CircleCI, Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Monitoring, and observability tooling
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