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Staff Software Engineer, Developer Effectiveness

Harness

Harness

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Harness is a high-growth company that is disrupting the software delivery market. Our mission is to enable the 30 million software developers in the world to deliver code to their users reliably, efficiently, securely and quickly, increasing customers’ pace of innovation while improving the developer experience. We offer solutions for every step of the software delivery lifecycle to build, test, secure, deploy and manage reliability, feature flags and cloud costs. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes modules for CI, CD, Cloud Cost Management, Feature Flags, Service Reliability Management, Security Testing Orchestration, Chaos Engineering, Software Engineering Insights and continues to expand at an incredibly fast pace.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7B. We’re backed with $425M in venture financing from top-tier VC and strategic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, ServiceNow, Splunk Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Developer effectiveness Engineer to join our dynamic team at Harness. As a Staff Developer effectiveness Engineer , you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our cloud-based infrastructure and ensuring smooth integration and deployment processes.Your focus will be on optimizing the tools, processes, and workflows that Harness’ software developers use to write, test, deploy, and maintain code. The primary goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of software development teams by identifying bottlenecks, automating repetitive tasks, and enhancing the overall developer experience.

About the role

  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to understand requirements and translate them into scalable solutions.
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines to automate software delivery processes.
  • Identify and resolve issues related to CI/CD pipelines.
  • Work closely with development teams to improve build performance, and stability.
  • Continuously research and evaluate new tools and technologies to improve DevOps practices.

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of the software development process.
  • Expertise in build tools and build systems, such as Apache Maven, Gradle or Bazel.
  • Experience with coding languages like Java, Golang, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Expertise in build tools and build systems, such as Apache Maven, Gradle or Bazel.
  • Strong scripting skills, such as Bash, Python, or PowerShell.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of testing frameworks and practices, including unit testing, integration testing, and test automation.
  • Proficiency in CI/CD tools and practices.
  • This includes knowledge of tools like Harness, GitHub Actions, GitLab pipelines for automating build, testing, and deployment processes.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities are essential for identifying and resolving build-related issues, optimizing build processes, and addressing infrastructure issues.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies, tools, and methodologies.

Work Location

  • The successful candidate will be expected to be onsite, in Mountain View, CA at least 3 days / week

Pay transparency
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