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Senior Software Engineer - Full stack


San Mateo

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About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 335,000+ organizations to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.

SurveyMonkey is a place where the curious come to grow. By embedding inclusion into our processes, policies, and culture, we are building a workplace for our 1,000+ employees across North America, Europe, and APAC where people of every background can thrive. We’ve won multiple awards and received recognition for our forward-looking policies, including extended parental and bereavement leave, vendor benefits standards, and Take 4 sabbaticals. 

SurveyMonkey was recognized by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE as a top workplace in 2018 and 2019, and the company has also won numerous awards as a leader in global survey software, including being named among CNBC’s Disruptor 50 and the Forbes Cloud 100. 

Over the past two years we’ve become a public company and expanded our platform with enterprise-grade features in privacy, security and compliance, putting SurveyMonkey on the path to rapidly expand our presence within the Fortune 500. We have ambitious goals to grow our international footprint as well, and every member of our troop plays a critical role in driving this growth and transformation. It’s an incredible time to join the company and be a part of our next chapter!


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 Content Engineering Team who has a real passion for solving complex and interesting problems. We own the website and build tools for content creation and localization. We also run A/B tests to help grow our business by increasing paid conversions and retaining paying customers.


  • Help grow SurveyMonkey's business by optimizing funnels, virality loops, and international growth
  • Top-to-bottom ownership of Growth projects, including crafting technical specs, writing readable and extensible code, and keeping tabs on post-release metrics
  • Evangelize experimentation throughout our product and engineering organization
  • Own technical aspects of software architecture and development
  • Work closely with product owners on feature sets that impact platform, services, and frameworks
  • Perform design and development of modular packages, components, and frameworks
  • Write code and unit tests, work on API specs, automation, and conduct code reviews and testing
  • Be a key player and mentor to a team of highly talented software engineers


  • Minimum 8 years of professional programming experience pushing production quality code
  • Culture of code reviews, writing tech specs, and collaborating closely with other people (not a solo hacker)
  • Expertise in translating designs into mobile first, performant front-end experiences
  • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of Node.js, JavaScript and modern JavaScript technologies like React or Vue.js
  • Experience with build tools like WebPack, Grunt or Rollup
  • Experience with Python web frameworks, like Pylons/Pyramid or Django; or for other languages, like Ruby on Rails or PHP
  • Experience with performance enhancement and caching methods / technologies such as Memcache, Redis, Varnish, object and fragment caching

Nice to Haves

  • Experience working with headless content management systems
  • Deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems and platforms
  • Experience provisioning, deploying and maintaining large corporate multi-environment applications
  • Built and operated large web applications running at scale
  • Agile, test-driven development, continuous builds, and frequent deployments


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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