Women Impact Tech

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

    Seattle, WA

Full Time

The Role

As the Lead Backend Sr. Software Engineer on our team, you will directly contribute to the innovative solutions we are building.  You will interact with product and service teams to identify opportunities, discuss solutions, and take ownership for the full software lifecycle from idea to production and iterating thereafter.
Alongside our own innovation, we employ the latest software technologies, agile scrum methodologies, cloud services, and modern SaaS practices to achieve our goals. Conversica is the best place to take your career to the next level!
This position is based in Washington state, either the Seattle or Bellingham areas.

Responsibilities

  • Solve complex problems that serve major parts of our business, particularly high scalability, near real-time solutions
  • Enhance and champion our software architecture across new and existing systems, designing for scalability, performance, security, and quality of service
  • Lead and mentor software engineers on the team; be a positive multiplier to team performance
  • Assess industry innovation to leverage as part of our technology strategy
  • Write code! Develop new, and enhance existing, services and applications across the portfolio of Conversica SaaS offerings
  • Lead technical design reviews, code reviews, and actively contribute to engineering best practices and automation
  • Deploy and maintain your services in Production; learn from the real world data and devise plans to improve the customer’s experience of your services
  • Work closely with customer success teams, and directly with customers/users as needed
  • Apply yourself to continuous learning and experimentation to strengthen your skill set
  • Apply yourself to continuous learning and experimentation to strengthen your skill set

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years professional hands-on software development experience building high scale systems for mid-market and Enterprise customers in Java, Python, and PHP
  • Expert in core technologies and frameworks: Microservice architectures and API design; Streaming and Event-based systems, such as Kafka, Spark, and EventBridge; Databases, SQL and NoSQL; Docker/K8s and Terraform
  • Expert in core technologies and frameworks: Microservice architectures and API design; Streaming and Event-based systems, such as Kafka, Spark, and EventBridge; Databases, SQL and NoSQL; Docker/K8s and Terraform
  • Experience with agile SaaS and DevOps methodologies including CI/CD, automation, and leveraged use of open source software
  • Bring a growth mindset, customer orientation, and a bias for automation
Conversica is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Conversica does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Conversica.

Meet Conversica

Conversica is the pioneer and leading provider of Intelligent Virtual Assistants helping organizations attract, acquire and grow customers at scale. Conversica Intelligent Virtual Assistants are AI-powered, SaaS-based software applications that serve as virtual team members and autonomously engage contacts, prospects, customers, or partners in personalized human-like, two-way interactions to drive towards the next best action across the customer revenue lifecycle; whether that’s scheduling a sales meeting, gauging interest to buy additional products or services, or politely but persistently collecting overdue payments.
Reaching out to over 100 million people on behalf of thousands of companies, Conversica Intelligent Virtual Assistants are built on a proven and patented intelligent automation platform integrating natural language understanding (NLU), natural language generation (NLG), autonomous action chains and deep learning capabilities that engage prospects over multiple communication channels and in multiple languages.
Winning multiple awards including Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies and recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, Conversica is a portfolio company of Providence Equity, Kennet Partners and Toba Capital and is headquartered in Foster City, California in Silicon Valley with additional US offices in Seattle and Bellingham, Washington.
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