Staff Software Engineer

Lookout   •  

Boston, MA

Not Specified years

Posted 235 days ago

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  • Create new services and extend existing one in our large scale microservices and SOA architecture.
  • Build extraordinary customer-focused web  applications
  • Conduct unit, functional, integration, and other forms of automated testing
  • Help us meet aggressive performance and scalability goals keeping us ahead of dramatic growth in the space
  • Fully participate in the ownership of your services and components, including on-call duties
  • Create documentation to enable self service
  • Internal customer outreach, advocacy, and support


  • Excellent coding in Ruby (on or off rails) and/or Scala and Java, OR a demonstrated ability to learn/advance rapidly in  programming languages and environments
  • Experience implementing RESTful services with APIs in massively scalable cloud environment
  • Strong object oriented design ability
  • You're a quick and avid learner
  • You’re a natural problem solver
  • You get things done and like moving at a fast pace
  • You’re an excellent communicator and are able to get your point across clearly and concisely, day to day among your teammates, as well as when writing code
  • Skilled at troubleshooting – you appreciate the value of testing and can resolve the trickiest of issues, and take the initiative to pitch in and help as issues arise
  • Significant experience with operating production systems and being on on-call rotation
  • Experience working on Agile teams
  • Experience designing, building and operating large-scale distributed systems in AWS
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field/degree, and/or equivalent work experience

Bonus Points

  • Experience working with Git, Jenkins, Jira,
  • Experience working with containers