Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

Atlanta, United States

Our vision is to build a ticketing and streaming platform for high school sports that is reliable, scalable, and user-friendly. We strive to provide a seamless experience for parents, students, and fans to purchase tickets and stream live events. Our platform will be accessible from any device, anywhere, anytime. We will leverage the latest technologies and best practices in software engineering to build a robust and secure platform that meets the needs of our users. We are committed to continuously improving our platform and providing exceptional customer support. Our goal is to be the go-to platform for high school sports ticketing and streaming, enabling communities to come together and support their local teams.

We are seeking a highly skilled Staff Software Engineer to join our Event Hub team. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and participating in the design, development, and maintenance of our Event Hub platform. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze, design, and implement cloud native software solutions that meet customer requirements. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, has a strong problem-solving mindset, and is able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership within the engineering team by setting technical direction, guiding architectural decisions, and promoting best practices.

  • Mentor and coach junior and mid-level engineers, fostering their professional growth and skills development.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in specific areas of technology or domains relevant to our products, sharing knowledge and insights with the team.

  • Lead cross-functional teams and projects, coordinating efforts, and ensuring effective communication between team members.

  • Act as a technical point of contact for cross-functional teams and provide guidance on technical matters.

  • Collaborate with engineering and product leadership to define long-term technical strategies and roadmaps.

  • Drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the engineering team.

  • Promote a collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and different perspectives.

  • Lead by example in terms of code quality, software design, and adherence to coding standards.

  • Drive architectural decisions and contribute to the overall software architecture.

  • Take ownership of critical technical challenges and provide guidance to the team in resolving complex issues.

  • Influence technical decisions and advocate for best practices in software development across the organization.

  • Represent the engineering team in meetings with stakeholders, articulating technical solutions and project progress.

  • Play a key role in recruiting and onboarding new engineering talent, contributing to the growth of the team.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Strong familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular JS or Amber.

  • Strong understanding of robust javascript components and hooks.

  • Strong understanding of cloud native software development principles and design patterns.

  • Strong programming skills in one or more programming languages (e.g., Java, Python, Go, C#, Rust).

  • Strong understanding of software design principles and patterns, such as SOLID, DRY, and GoF design patterns.

  • Strong understanding of event-driven architecture and distributed systems.

  • Strong understanding of domain-driven design (DDD) principles and practices.

  • Experience with cloud native technologies such as containers (e.g., Docker), container orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes), and service mesh (e.g., Istio).

  • Experience with web application development using cloud native technologies such as microservices, APIs, and serverless functions.

  • Experience with agile software development methodologies.

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform) is a plus.

  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, Travis CI, CircleCI) and related technologies (e.g., Git, Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (e.g., Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB) in a cloud native environment.

 

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply - we’d love to hear from you.

 

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