Senior Software Engineer

  • ShipStation
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

The Auctane Software Development team is empowered with enhancing, modifying, and maintaining features and functionality associated with the Auctane suite of software products.

The Senior Software Engineer helps us provide real-time solutions for our customers when they need it the most. This role will function as a core member of our software engineering organization working within a cross-functional team to enhance, modify, and add functionality to our software platform and will report to the Director of Engineering.


Be an active contributor during design and implementation phases of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Apply software engineering best practices while modifying/enhancing our software platform.Attend and contribute to design review meetingsOffering input into the designs of product enhancements and third party integrations and documenting designsActively documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code. Collaborate with other members of the software engineering team to develop shipping software products Working closely with other developers and product managers throughout the SDLCBeing responsible for the design and implementation of new product features and enhancements with guidance and input from other team membersWriting tests to support any source code changes made by this individual, performing code reviews, and related activities that contribute to development and maintenance of the Auctane software.Constructively engage with team members and management through open and active communication channels when problem solving and developing solutions, recommending changes in policies, procedures, and tooling.Produce specifications as needed to determine operational feasibility and convey ROI projections of proposed solutions Provide feedback to the team on product improvement ideas Organize/catalog common problems and other pain points encountered by customers as well as ideas regarding improvements to common processes/workflows of Auctane users. These artifacts will ultimately serve as a starting point for conversations with product management in terms of needs and prioritization. Mentor to other members of the team Active learner to update/improve job knowledge and share learnings with other team members by studying new development tools, programming techniques, and computing paradigms and reading professional publications.Supports and develops team members by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.Leads by example through consistent actions and behaviors conducive to meeting business and organizational commitments/goals. Other duties as assigned

Required Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information System, or equivalent years of relevant work experience At least seven (7) years of experience in software development role, preferably within the eCommerce or shipping software industries.

Skills and Knowledge:

Thorough understanding of C#/.NET or comparable stacks Experience in an Agile software development environment Understanding of advanced object oriented design and SOLID design principles with strong design/architecture instincts Experiencing with UML (class diagrams, sequence diagrams, etc.) and other modeling techniques to communicate architecture and design concepts Strong understanding of SQL, relational database systems (SQL Server and PostgreSQL), and ORM frameworks AWS (Lambda, SQS, RDS, EC2) Messaging (SQS, MSMQ, RabbitMQ, etc.) Experience building large, distributed systems Exceptional communication skills Detail oriented with strong organization skills Proven experience in Domain Driven Design a plus Curious and driven with a problem-solving approach Demonstrates strong communication and team skills including the ability to work with people possessing a variety of skill sets Familiarity with shipping and/or shipping software is a plus Displays a high degree of professionalism and contributes to the credibility of the company Can be productive and self-motivated in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment Uses time efficiently, possesses a solid work ethic and customer-focus Acts with a sense of urgency, especially where customer impact and/or delays to shipping exists High degree of intellectual curiosity and a thirst for knowledge - we're always looking for ways to improve our processes while continuing to produce high quality solutions for our customers

Computer/Software/Application Proficiency:

C#, .Net Core, Python, JavaScript, Typescript, SQL AWS, Kafka, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Docker, Kubernetes

Company Perks:

Competitive pay, 401k with company match, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Educational Reimbursement, Commuter benefits, Discount programs, Inventor patent bonuses

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Associated topics: application architect, design, devops, java, maven, perl, programming, senior software engineer, software architect, software engineer lead