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Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · Salt Lake City, UT, USA · Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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The Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Platform Application Services team to create high-quality software that simplifies complex tasks and enhances developer productivity. You will have the opportunity to directly impact the direction and architecture of our cloud platforms such as Kafka and Temporal that are used across all of SoFi engineering. If you are a seasoned Software Engineer with a passion for building software and a strong background in cloud technologies, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for designing, developing and maintaining software that enables developers to interact with our Infrastructure and services.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand the requirements and design software that is intuitive, efficient, scalable and reliable.
  • Provide technical leadership for the platform application services to design and implement strategies for optimizing cloud costs, resource utilization, and overall performance.
  • Lead the development of software solutions to enable engineers to seamlessly use infrastructure services.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and process improvement to enhance developer productivity.
  • Collaborate with cloud and software engineers to integrate solutions seamlessly into cloud environments.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to other team members.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in software engineering.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • 5+ years software development experience.
  • Deep expertise in cloud platforms including AWS, and cloud native technologies.
  • Strong programming fundamentals (Java/Kotlin, Python, Go).
  • Strong understanding of software design principles and best practices.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools and practices.
  • Experience with container orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes), Networking and service meshes (e.g. Istio).
  • Experience with workflows (e.g. Temporal, Apache Airflow, Cadence).
  • Experience with streaming and messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis), is a plus.
Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
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