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Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Harness

Harness

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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

This is an amazing opportunity to be an engineer in a high-growth, high-potential startup and to work on redefining the Continuous Delivery space powered by AI/ ML. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing, and delivering high-quality software that directly impacts the company's product experience.

About the role

  • Design, develop, and maintain critical software in a fast-paced quality conscious environment
  • Author software functional specifications and design documents
  • Quickly understand complex systems/code and own key pieces of the system, including the delivered quality
  • Design and implementation high scale, distributed systems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems in a distributed computing environment
  • Perform peer reviews of specifications, designs, and code
  • Work alongside Site Reliability Engineers and cross-functional teams to diagnose/troubleshoot any production performance-related issues

About you

  • 4+ years of Java experience designing, developing, and debugging complex code
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms
  • BS in CS or equivalent. Advanced degree is a plus
  • Experience in as many of the following areas
  • Building containerized applications (Docker)
  • Building applications in a Micro Services Architecture
  • Working with Networking and Security protocols (HTTPS, SSL, Certs)
  • Designing/developing REST, GRPC
  • Using MongoDB, including indexing and query optimization
  • Working with platforms and tools like AppD, Stackdriver, GCP, Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • Knowledge of Go is a plus

Work Location

Mountain View, CA - Hybrid

What you will have at Harness

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
  • Monthly internet reimbursement

Pay transparency
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