Attentive Mobile

Staff Software Engineer, Privy

Attentive Mobile

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About Attentive:
Attentive? is the leader in conversational commerce, reinventing business to consumer communication. Our SMS-first software platform helps everyone from entrepreneurs to enterprises strengthen relationships with their consumers in a new way. Through two-way, real-time, personalized communications, we drive billions in e-commerce revenue and over 5,000 leading brands like CB2, Pura Vida, Urban Outfitters, Jack in the Box, and Coach rely on Attentive to deliver powerful commerce experiences.

We're seeking a Staff Software Engineer to help us build, maintain, and support Privy's applications, services, and data systems. You'll rely on your extensive understanding of software design, strong development practices, and experience operating software at scale to improve our software and systems used by hundreds of thousands of merchants every day. Working with a team, you'll coach and mentor more junior engineers, and collaborate closely with cross-functional peers.

Our ideal candidate is a hands-on engineer with a career built on delivering high-performance web applications that are testable, observable, and resilient. This leadership role will collaborate with other engineering leaders at Privy to make significant decisions about the direction and technical design of Privy's software.

What You'll Do:

    • Drive innovation and technical projects and lead other ICs to accomplish shared goals in a cross-functional team
    • Solve technical problems with the largest impact, scope, and complexity for your team
    • Mentor and coach engineers across Privy's engineering org to help them improve their technical and professional skills
    • Contribute to an inclusive and equitable environment within your teams and among peers
    • Proactively identify obstacles and propose, advocate, and lead the implementation of improvements that enable engineers to work more effectively.
    • Participate in the Privy incident management on-call rotation and collaborate with engineering leadership to improve the experience of being on-call.
    • Improve debugging and incident response techniques and codify solutions in runbooks

About You:

    • Deep understanding of the fundamentals of web application development, common pitfalls, design patterns, and performance considerations.
    • Experience building resilient, observable, and testable systems.
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with excitement to lead in a hands-on role
    • Excellent communication skills that drive clarity and regularly achieve consensus among peers
    • Track record of improving the skills and performance of those around you
    • Experience evaluating the benefits, risks, and tradeoffs associated with multiple approaches to solving a problem.

Product Engineering at Privy

    • We organize into small empowered teams working collaboratively with designers and product managers
    • We have a comprehensive test suite and automated software delivery pipeline
    • We have a high frequency of deployment to production and low change failure rate
    • We use Ruby on Rails for our backend and React on the frontend
    • We host primarily on Heroku and use a few AWS services
    • We leverage Postgres, MongoDB, Redis, and Amazon Kinesis for our data storage and transport
You'll get competitive perks and benefits from health care to home office equipment, to help bring your best self to work.

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Attentive Company Values
Default to Action - Speed is our best offense and defense
Never Settle - Continuously raise the bar for yourself and your teammates
Hard Work Solves Big Problems - Success requires grit and resilience
Be Attentive - Work together as a team to drive greatness for our company and our customers

If you do not meet all the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply! No job description is perfect, and we may also have another opportunity that closely matches your skills and experience.

At Attentive, we know that our Company's strength lies in the diversity of our employees. Attentive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees, applicants and covered individuals regardless of protected characteristics. We prioritize and maintain a fair, inclusive and equitable workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Company name: Attentive Mobile
Remote job title: Staff Software Engineer, Privy
Job tags: Application Development, design patterns

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