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Senior Tooling Software Engineer

EasyPost

EasyPost

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024
Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.
About the role:
EasyPost is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Engineer to join our growing Developer Tooling Team. As a key member of this expanding team, you will have a significant role in defining and shaping our development tooling ecosystem. Your leadership and technical expertise will be crucial in enhancing the development experience for our software engineers. If you are passionate about empowering developers with robust tooling solutions, streamlining workflows, and championing a culture of continuous improvement, this is the role for you. Apply now to be a part of our evolving journey!
What you will do:
o Lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive suite of developer tools, frameworks, and infrastructure to elevate productivity, code quality, and the development experience.
o Collaborate closely with software engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand their needs, translating these into effective and innovative tooling solutions.
o Advocate and nurture a transparent engineering culture, actively participating in open design reviews and collaborative idea refinement.
o Develop streamlined workflows, automated build systems, efficient code review processes, and robust alerting and observability mechanisms to enhance team productivity and collaboration.
o Commit to utilizing open source technologies where appropriate, while judiciously selecting the right tools for specific tasks.
o Establish and maintain effective and scalable CI/CD pipelines, automated testing frameworks, and deployment processes to ensure fast, reliable software delivery.
o Research and advocate for emerging technologies and best practices in developer tooling, advising on their adoption to continuously advance our development processes.
o Produce comprehensive documentation, guidelines, and best practices for developer tooling, fostering widespread knowledge sharing and consistent adoption across teams.
o Model exceptional coding practices and software engineering principles, mentoring and providing technical guidance to team members.
o Coordinate with infrastructure teams to ensure the availability, scalability, and security of our tooling infrastructure.
o Stay abreast of industry trends in developer tooling, proactively identifying opportunities for enhancing our development ecosystem.
o Build a positive team culture focused on collaboration, knowledge sharing, and delivering high-quality results.
About you:
o Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or a related field.
o Extensive experience (10+ years) in software development, with a strong emphasis on developer tooling and enhancing the development experience.
o Proven track record in designing and implementing effective developer tools, workflows, and infrastructure.
o Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Rust, or Go and experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
o Deep understanding of modern software development practices, including agile methodologies and CI/CD.
o Familiarity with observability and alerting frameworks (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana) and CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, CircleCI).
o Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to implement effective solutions to complex technical challenges.
o Strong communication and collaboration skills, effective in working with diverse teams.
What We Offer:
o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
o Competitive compensation package and equity
o 401(k) match
o Monthly work from home stipend of $50 net
o Flexible work schedule and paid time off
o Collaborative culture with a supportive team
o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
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"EasyPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law."
To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.