Senior Software Engineer - Platform-As-A-Service

    • Austin, TX

The Company

At Adobe, we're changing the world. How? We give people the tools to bring their ideas to life and create content that makes life more fun and work more substantial. We give businesses and organizations the power to truly engage their customers. We're the ones behind the alluringly designed content that streams across your laptop, TV, phone, and tablet every day - and we're the ones who harness the massive power of big data to help companies move from data to insight and insight to action by delivering content that people crave most.

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The Opportunity:

Our teams tackle problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. As a high-growth, e-commerce company, we are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer, with a heavy emphasis on backend services development to join our Platform As-A-Service (PaaS) Team. We will define, create, and operate Magento's next generation application platform, which includes client experience, build and deploy workflows, production applications, and infrastructure.

You will be part of a collaborative team of avid learners and builders and leverage your expertise to deliver a highly scalable, performant, secure, and resilient cloud platform. You will be exposed to industry leading tools and live software life-cycle automation at scale!

What you'll do:


  • Build and maintain features on our platform ranging from high quality Platform APIs to ecosystem integrations

  • Design and implement automation to package, deploy, and orchestrate containerized infrastructure

  • Solve use cases that require close collaboration with product management and engineers who specialize in design, front-end UIs, and compute infrastructure

  • Promote modern engineering team practices - iterative development and continuous deployment: research, prototype, test, deploy often.

  • Mentor fellow teammates on algorithms, data structures, design patterns, and engineering best practices.

  • Lead and participate in the full development process, from design to operations - inclusive of availability, performance, scalability.


What you need to succeed:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of solid Object-Oriented Programming in Java or Python

  • 5+ years Technical Operations experience on high volume, large scale cloud applications

  • Strong expertise in one or more cloud-based providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Practical experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, Postgres, etc.)

  • Possess strong software engineering fundamentals: technical leadership, micro-services design, data structures, and advanced algorithms.

  • Ability to lead architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions within your team.

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent experience

  • Able to work independently with a positive work attitude and critical thinking. Self-motivated, collaborative, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of solid Object-Oriented Development in Java or Python

  • 6+ years Technical Operations experience on high volume, large scale cloud applications

  • Proven expertise in large scale cloud native implementations on AWS, Azure, or GCP products

  • Practical knowledge on industry leading Continuous I/D and Containerization practices

  • Expert knowledge in Cloud architecture and fault tolerant, highly available systems

  • Solid Datastore knowledge - SQL and NoSQL


At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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