Senior Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website Temporal

We are expanding our team and you can be anywhere in the United States to join us.
At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We’re backed by top VC firms, have closed Series B and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Meta, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.

Sr. Software Engineer
We have opportunities from Senior through Principal bands for this role. As a Backend Engineer, you will get the chance to design, build, and maintain significant portions of our backend functionality for highly scalable multi-tenant services. Examples of the key distributed systems components you’ll own include Quotas, Throttling, Permissions. Working in a highly collaborative team, we’ll look to build a new enterprise offering that will involve both on-premise and dedicated cloud offerings.

What You’ll Do
Design and implement core backend service features.
Provide appropriate test coverage unit, integration, performance for feature ownership area.
Clearly document design choices and operational knowledge to successfully deploy and run service with those features.
Provide appropriate service level logs and metric to make features operational for cloud service setup.
Provide appropriate alerts, dashboards, and runbooks for production.
What You’ll Need
At least 10 years of experience working with cloud services.
Solid computer science fundamentals in distributed systems concepts.
Experience with GO or Java or other applicable language.
Experience working with Open Source Systems.
Experience building systems with technologies like Kafka, Cassandra, MySQL, ElasticSearch.
Experience building and running services on AWS. Bonus: Microsoft Azure and Google GCP experience.
Bonus: Python, Node.js, Rust.
Experience with WebAssembly is also highly desirable.
Additional perks
A new category of software
Collaborative, productive, and fun team
Competitive salary
Unlimited time-off
Medical, dental (including ortho), & vision benefits (premiums paid by company)
AD&D, long and short – term disability, life insurance (standard and supplemental)
HSA + employer contribution
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness allowance ($) per month
401K plan
$1000 annually for home office setup in addition to company issued hardware
What team members bring to the table
First principles and critical thinking skills, good design sensibilities, experience working in or with distributed systems and the challenges they bring, and a passion for advancing the state of the art along with the potential to change the way developers everywhere write distributed applications.
What team members are doing at Temporal
Collaborating daily with highly technical and truly brilliant leaders in the field, drawing pictures and writing words around architecture, design and implementation of innovative systems and software. Writing clean code either building on or utilizing Temporal to make the world a better place by providing value to developers through world-class open source and hosted software.

We’re currently investing in our
Developer Community
Infra, Open Source Server platform and Open Source Client Runtime/SDK to support many programming languages
SaaS offering
Best in-class Frontend
Technology we enjoy
The right tool for the job
Entirely cloud-based infrastructure
A variety of programming languages
CNCF projects and cloud native tooling
Managed services with clean APIs
Open Source Software
Hashicorp Software
Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate difference and diversity.
We are not working with agencies, thanks.

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