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Staff Software Engineer - Platform

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Software Engineering
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

For more information visit cultureamp.com.

How you can help make a better world of work

We’re seeking a Staff Software Engineer with solid production experience in Golang along with exposure and interest in APIs and gateways.

While supporting our legacy solution, we’re looking for someone to take charge of our efforts and help in driving us towards a more flexible and high leverage solution. The position will primarily focus on organisational design, governance, reliable architecture patterns, and empowering internal product teams to accelerate their delivery of APIs to market.

You will be working in the Platform Web and API Gateways team where we are providing Culture Amp engineers with a seamless, secure, and scalable API management, optimising request handling, enhancing product integration within a unified platform, with enabling robust monitoring and ease of use.

Platform at Culture Amp is an inclusive, remote-friendly camp that embraces flexible work arrangements. You will be surrounded by talented engineers and have opportunities to both learn and teach.

As part of this team of amazing humans,

You will do:

  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, engineers, and business leads to develop, communicate and execute technical strategies that benefit the Platform and wider Engineering organisation
  • Play a critical role in influencing leaders across the team and company to drive consistent, sound, efficient and pragmatic technical decisions
  • Stay close to the details of systems that power our products by directly contributing to technical designs and code
  • Hold your teammates—and yourself—to high engineering standards
  • Leverage your experience and knowledge to grow your teammates’ technical breadth and depth through direct coaching and mentoring

You will have

  • 10+ years of software development or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience leading large scale features, which includes planning, managing and executing on the delivery projects in a timely manner while maintaining a high quality bar
  • Drive and experience in identifying, aligning and landing optimal solutions in a system with many moving parts
  • The ability to design and build creative solutions to complex problems
  • A strong track record in helping other engineers grow

Technology we use and teach

  • Go, Kotlin, Typescript, Ruby, YAML
  • AWS
  • HTTP, JSON, Avro, REST
  • Aurora, Postgres, DynamoDB, KrakenD
  • Kafka, Distributed systems, microservices
  • Datadog, Buildkite

We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are:

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only)

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place.

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodations@cultureamp.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.