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Senior Software Engineer
Austin, TX

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Job Description


* Design, write, test, integrate, and maintain software applications that are resilient, robust, and perform at scale
* Continuously improve WP Engine's secure, performant software platform that supports tens of millions of end users
* Write clean, maintainable code
* Improve test coverage and build deployment pipelines to safely and rapidly push new code to production
* Work closely with Product Management to ensure that your frequent, incremental code changes contribute to our customers
* We are fanatical about automation because we invest for the future. You will be expected to constantly look for opportunities to automate and optimize
* Research new technologies and incorporate them into new and existing systems and products
* Be a phenomenal teammate to the other members of your scrum team
* Be customer inspired by using technology in a way that enables positive customer outcomes.


* 5-7 years of writing high quality, maintainable, deployable, testable, and highly usable software applications (in any language)
* Proven history of continuous learning and ability to stay ahead of technology trends
* Natural problem solving abilities, an inquisitive personality, and an eagerness to tackle the challenge of big problems
* Excellent written and oral communication skills


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or a related field) OR equivalent experience
* Production experience with containerization technologies (Docker and Kubernetes)
* Experience solving problems with distributed systems at scale in the cloud
* Excels in an Agile environment using Scrum methodologies and standard methodologies


* Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
* Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
* Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
* 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
* Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD, and AD&D)
* Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off?)
* Transportation (24x7 Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
* Lunch (Provided Monday - Thursday)
* Gym membership discount

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