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Senior Software Engineer

Engineering

San Mateo

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SurveyMonkey

Founded in 1999 and based in San Mateo, California, SurveyMonkey is the world’s leading platform for turning people’s voices and opinions into actionable data — People Powered Data. Whether it’s with customers, employees, or a target market, SurveyMonkey helps curious individuals and companies — including 99% of the Fortune 500 — have conversations at scale with the people who matter most. It’s People Powered Data that allows them to understand not only “what” is happening, but “why.” SurveyMonkey’s 700+ employees throughout North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific are dedicated to powering the curious.

 

Engineering

Does _surveymonkey_ speak to you? Then you’re probably just who we need to help us build interesting, scalable solutions (and create maintainable systems that stand the test of time). See your code go live right away — and have an impact today, tomorrow, and for years to come. More importantly, we’re a friendly bunch looking for a teammate, not a lone wolf. If you're looking to own an integral part of our system, let's chat!

 

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer for the User/Auth team who has a real passion for solving complex and interesting problems. We build and maintain the APIs for user identity, authentication, and authorization. We are re-imagining identity, authentication, and authorization services in a global multi-region world.

 

Some of the things you will do as a Senior Software Engineer at SurveyMonkey include:

  • Design, build, and maintain high traffic, multi-region services.
  • Top-to-bottom ownership of new features, including crafting technical specs, writing readable and extensible code, and keeping tabs on post-release metrics.
  • Investigate and address issues with performance, scalability, and maintainability.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Stay on top of software trends and continuously self-educate.

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum of six years experience in web application development mainly focused on the backend (we use Python)
  • Able to write efficient SQL queries and design schemas for relational databases (MSSQL and MySQL experience is a plus).
  • Culture of code reviews, writing tech specs, and collaborating closely with others (not a solo hacker).
  • Be self-motivated and have a strong work ethic; willing to go the extra mile when it's crunch time.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent.

 

Ideal

  • Experience with multi-region data center architecture.
  • Experience building high-traffic websites.
  • Experience with modern authentication and authorization practices.
  • Experience with continuous integration (frequent deployments).
  • Material contributions to open source projects.
  • Linux (Ubuntu) configuration and administration.

 

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays and parental leave, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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