Rover.com is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will work with our application platform stability and performance team.
The responsibilities of this role include maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as our messaging platform, asynchronous task queue, and monitoring and alerting systems. You will be responsible for driving improvements to the scalability of our systems and of the team in general. You will work on improving end point performance, breaking out services, and improving developer tooling. You will also work to improve our monitoring and alerting to reduce mean time to regression and failure detection.
Excellent candidates will excel at diving into a problem with no predefined solution, defining that solution, and then breaking up the implementation so that it can be worked on by multiple engineers. Qualified candidates should have a firm understanding of database mechanics, query optimization, and profiling tools.
This is a very exciting and challenging role. You will be working with the most important systems that Rover has and working to make them scalable and performant as we grow. It is important that you are comfortable with grappling with the big picture as well as root cause analysis and understanding the importance of focussing on impact in a growing startup.
Why we'll hire you:
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Who we are:
Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.
We're headquartered in downtown Seattle. We're an agile, fast-growing startup, and our leadership comes from some of the country's most respected tech companies. We've been named among Seattle's "Best Places to Work" in Seattle Met magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, and the Puget Sound Business Journal. We're also a recipient of Seattle Business Magazine's 2015 Tech Impact Awards. We love dogs and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Rover embraces diversity and opposes discrimination.This position is based at Rover HQ in Downtown Seattle.Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.