Staff Software Engineer

  • Spartan Resources
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • May 10, 2018
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Staff Software Engineer



Join the team as a Staff Software Engineer focused on building cutting-edge software for delivering cloud-based products and services. As a Staff Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to build new applications and services from scratch as well as extending the functionality of existing applications and services. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Architecting and developing core systems of services, prototypes, and proofs-of-concept. 
  • Roughly 70% hands-on coding. 
  • Applies technical expertise and an understanding of business needs to design and develop innovative solutions in the cloud. 
  • Utilizes deep understanding of DevOps and software engineering best practices to influence design and implementation approaches and solutions. 
  • Works in a cross-functional style, developing relationships with external teams and working across teams to achieve results. 
  • Effectively communicating technical solutions and decisions to both technical and leadership audiences through documentation, presentations, and verbal communications. 
  • Development of accurate time estimates and milestones for projects. 
  • Coaches and mentors less senior software engineers in software development techniques and cloud development. 
  • Able to act as technical lead for one or more projects.



  • S. or higher in Computer Science or related field. 
  • Extensive experience in professional software engineering, including agile development. 
  • Extensive experience with cloud-based development and systems.
  • Experience developing large distributed systems and cloud services that are scalable, reliable, secure, and supportable. 
  • Extensive experience with REST, Web Services, CI/CD systems, Linux, and Java enterprise development. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience working in large enterprise environments, implementing complex solutions utilizing cloud services in AWS (beyond simply EC2). 
  • Experience working with remote/offshore teams. 
  • Knowledge of Jira, Git, Jenkins, and Maven. 
  • Experience with Python and scripting languages. 
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef, or similar software configuration tools. 
  • Experience with UI development. 

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