Staff Software Engineer in Miami, FL

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Yext   •  

Miami, FL 33299

Industry: Enterprise Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 35 days ago

Yext is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to help us continue building out our product and services. Our team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress. You will work alongside engineers from the top universities and tech companies in the world, using the best equipment in a fun and social environment where you will be hands-on with the code from day one. Successful candidates will be seasoned software engineers with experience decomposing functional specifications into work items, and writing technical design documents. Candidates must be well-organized, deadline-oriented, amicable but tough, and capable of earning team's respect.


  • Drive full life-cycle software development
  • Drive the development process through design, implementation, and deployment
  • Build storage systems, libraries, and frameworks
  • Regularly focus on cross-engineering initiatives, evangelizing best practices on architecture, technical debt, documentation, etc to both your team and other teams
  • Contribute ideas for new features and identify areas for improvement proactively
  • Write clean, tested, and well-documented code
  • Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies and also help with estimating engineering effort; plan implementation, and rollout system changes

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field or similar college level education
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Strong foundation in software architecture, design, data structures and algorithms
  • Fluency with Java, C++, Go, Python, or similar (our main language is Java)
  • Open to new technologies and creative solutions
  • Comfortable working within a fast-paced high growth startup environment

Valid Through: 2019-10-7