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Senior/ Principal Platform Engineer, Workflow Anaplan
San Francisco, CA

Anaplan is a company providing a planning and performance management platform for businesses.

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Job Description

We are writing a new workflow engine and looking for a self-motivated SENIOR/ PRINCIPAL PLATFORM ENGINEER, WORKFLOW to be a member of the Workflow Engines team in SAN FRANCISCO.

As a Senior/ Principal Platform Engineer, you'll be building a scalable, secure, distributed workflow engine for the Anaplan Platform. We're hybrid cloud, so if you've got experience with cloud native applications on top of AWS/GCP/Azure read on.

Prior experience writing distributed state machines, compute schedulers and delivering platforms at scale and operational excellence to commercial enterprise customers is preferred. We have a long list of incredible benefits and are serious about attracting the best technologists in the industry. You'll be working with passionate people who are pushing the JVM and distributed computation to its limits.

Located in the heart of the SOMA district, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we do at Anaplan when you step into our San Francisco office. We're a high-growth company developing best-in-class solutions to planning at an enterprise scale. Our customers rely on Anaplan as an always-on shared source of truth as they navigate the constant change and planning required to stay on top in the marketplace-we're pioneering the Connected Planning discipline to help business make decisions more quickly and decisively than ever before.

We're looking for someone who thrives in a changing environment. Has a desire to develop a deep understanding of our system and excited to solve challenging problems at scale while delivering new capabilities to our rapidly growing number of customers. If you value writing sustainable, resilient code and want to help foster a collaborative, inclusive, creative, authentic culture - this is the place for you!

This role is an immediate full-time position. If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet, keep reading.

What you'll be doing:

* Develop scalable, resilient services and contribute to best practices and standards
* Write code that is high-quality, performant, sustainable and testable, and hold yourself accountable for the quality of the code you produce. If you're an advocate of TDD, even better
* Work in a hybrid cloud infrastructure, considering the implementation of functionality through several distributed components and services.
* Work closely with product managers and your team to influence product direction and functional requirements
* Coach and collaborate inside and outside the team - You enjoy working closely with others, teaching and learning, and are comfortable showing off your work
* Work with our stakeholders to translate product goals into actionable engineering plans

More about you:

* A strong background in fostering a culture of continuous delivery and agile development
* A deep understanding of the value of testing to deliver high-quality code
* Expertise in Java and the JVM and are up to date on modern Java development
* Worked extensively with containers and orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes
* Experience working in production with cloud infrastructure such as AWS or GCP
* Proficiency with the design, implementation, and deployment of scalable API services
* You can discuss design patterns, memory management and performance optimization
* You can write code from the ground up without needing frameworks
* Experience in Spring frameworks, Tomcat, Hibernate, multi-threading, and caching techniques
* Have a positive energy and enthusiasm - cultural fit is a big deal for us, we're looking for engaging people who are excited about solving big problems and are self-motivated to get things done
* BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Bonus points:

* Knowledge of business process modeling (BPMN) and related techniques
* Worked with process-oriented applications and workflows
* Experience with Activiti or jBPM

What we offer:

* A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
* Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
* Regular agile meet-ups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
* 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
* The chance to contribute and evolve a company with a valuation over $1.4 billion
* Huge problems to solve -you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the most committed people around!

Do you align with Anaplan's Values?

Collaborative: We go out of our way to help others succeed

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About Anaplan:

We're building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We're addressing a $100B/year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems.

Anaplan's Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time. With 900+ customers and 175+ partners globally, Anaplan's platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press agree-Anaplan is changing the way the world does business. Learn about our history, see our recognitions and achievements, and take a look at what it's like to work at Anaplan. Get to know more about working at Anaplan by checking out our social channels.








About Anaplan

Anaplan is a company providing a planning and performance management platform for businesses.

5000 employees

50 hawthorne street

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