Software Engineer IV in Portland, OR

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

StanCorp Financial   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 44 days ago


Are you passionate about building highly available APIs, building modern services or working on the latest Service Mesh technologies? Join the Standard Core Engineering team – help us build new and modern solutions for our business services! Work on integrations with our applications and backend systems to bring peace of mind for our customers. If you enjoy creating new design patterns and are passionate the benefits the latest technologies can bring to our user experiences, this is the right opportunity for you!


As a Software Engineer on our team you will specialize in building services for critical enterprise business applications that will have a large business impact. You will be a key engineer helping to continuously enhance our next generation microservice platform. This will require continuous learning, exploration, tinkering, and creativity. As a member of Core Engineering you will be highly sought after for your knowledge and be a key influencer in cross functional groups on how to solve business problems through improved design patterns. You will be expected to mentor other engineers who may be either your junior or senior and help them with the adoption of new platforms and technologies.

Core Skills

Ability to work as a collaborative member of agile team

Ability to perform unstructured work

A high level of creativity, yet ability to bring others along

Ability to lead and influence others to solve business problems

Ability to effectively communicate to target audiences

An inclusive mindset that values diversity

Agile and Test Driven Development

Ability to play varying roles

Ability to work with vendors


BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent experience in an enterprise organization.

8+ years of software development experience, or ability to demonstrate it didn't take you that long to be at the top of your game

5+ years of Java development

3+ years of experience with REST APIs, Microservices, and Integrations

2+ years of experience with Cloud Services

2+ years of experience with Container Platforms

2+ years of experience with Container Orchestration

2+ years of experience with DevOps Release and Deployment pipelines and tools

Experience with Service Mesh technologies

Secure microservice and application development with library, static and dynamic scanning

Preferred Qualifications

Azure Cloud Services

Quality Engineering

Platform Engineering

DevOps Engineering




Message Queues

Hashicorp Consul and Vault

Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana


Sonatype, SonarQube, or similar

Git, Jenkins, Maven, Rest Assured, Helm.

Valid Through: 2019-11-4