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Software Engineer- Heroku

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Job Category

Products and Technology

Job Details

Heroku, a Salesforce company, has immediate opportunities for extremely talented Distributed Systems Software Developers who want their lines of code to have significant, measurable and positive impact for users, the company's bottom line and the industry. You will need deep experience with concurrency, large scale systems, proficiency with solving real-world data management challenges, a strong understanding of how to architect solutions that are highly available, and a proven ability to design, develop, and optimize the core back-end systems. This role will encompass architecture, design, implementation, and testing to ensure we build products right and release them with high quality. In addition, we embrace total ownership of systems, and are responsible for operating and monitoring the components we write.

Our Technology, Marketing & Products Engineering team is responsible for innovating and maintaining a massive distributed systems engineering platform that ships hundreds of features to production for tens of millions of users across all industries every day. Our users count on our platform to be highly reliable, lightning fast, supremely secure, and to run their business-critical applications. 

Your Impact

  • Experience designing, developing, debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems at cloud scale.  

  • Eat, sleep, and breathe services. You’ll have experience balancing live-site management, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt

  • Experience with managing large, complex systems in the cloud.

  • Resolve complex technical issues and drive innovations that improve system availability, resilience, and performance

  • Excited by building reliable, self-healing services on unreliable cloud hardware

  • Capable of driving and delivering thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback loops in an agile environment

  • Be passionate about automation

  • Create, maintain and share technical documentation used by engineers and other team members

 

Required Skills

  • Deep knowledge of object oriented programming and the programming languages Go and Ruby

  • Experience with Agile development methodology and testing

  • Experience using telemetry and metrics to drive operational excellence

  • In depth experience of design patterns, databases, data structures, algorithms, and concurrency

  • Experience with PostgreSQL or another relational database

  • Experience with on-call rotations and incident management

  • Experience operating applications at cloud scale

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public cloud engineering on GCP, AWS, Alibaba and/or Azure platforms

  • Experience using SQL and/or NoSQL datastores e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, etc

  • Experience writing network components (proxies, routers, gateways) and TCP/IP stack

  • REST APIs and general API design

  • Experience with container orchestration systems Kubernetes, Docker, or Mesos

  • CI/CD experience with Jenkins

  • Experience owning and operating multiple instances of mission-critical infrastructure services including, monitoring, alerting, logging, and reporting applications

  • Confident with Linux/Unix and Unix shell scripting.

 

Perks

  • Competitive compensation

  • Stock options

  • Annual performance bonus program

  • OSDE 410 for your family group

  • Wellness reimbursement

  • Unlimited vacations

  • Competitive Education Reimbursement Program

  • Extended parental leave

  • And so much more!

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