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Staff Software Engineer_SEI



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024
Harness is a high-growth company that is disrupting the software delivery market. Our mission is to enable the 30 million software developers in the world to deliver code to their users reliably, efficiently, securely and quickly, increasing customers’ pace of innovation while improving the developer experience. We offer solutions for every step of the software delivery lifecycle to build, test, secure, deploy and manage reliability, feature flags and cloud costs. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes modules for CI, CD, Cloud Cost Management, Feature Flags, Service Reliability Management, Security Testing Orchestration, Chaos Engineering, Software Engineering Insights and continues to expand at an incredibly fast pace.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7B. We’re backed with $425M in venture financing from top-tier VC and strategic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, ServiceNow, Splunk Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

This is an amazing opportunity to be a Staff software engineer in a high-growth, high-potential startup and to work on redefining the Software Engineering Insights product module within the Harness developer platform. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing, and delivering high-quality software that directly impacts the company's product experience.

Design, develop, and maintain critical software in a fast-paced quality conscious environment.
Author software functional specifications and design documents
Quickly understand complex systems/code and own key pieces of the system, including the delivered quality
Design and implementation of scalable algorithms.
Diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems in a distributed computing environment.
Perform peer reviews of specifications, designs, and code.
Work alongside Site Reliability Engineers and cross-functional teams to diagnose/troubleshoot any production performance-related issues.
You will own the End-to-end cycle of design, development, deployment and own the service in terms of monitoring, observability, scaling, reliability etc.
We work in Java and Python. Our systems are built on top of Java, React, Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, GCS.

A desire to build products that solve complex technical problems for end users.
Deep understanding of how distributed resilient software is built and deployed.
8+ years of experience developing and testing highly scalable, distributed applications, products, and services in Java.
Strong database skills with prior experience in SQL and writing performance optimized queries.
Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills.
Prior experience with Docker based development and Kubernetesp referre

Prior experience with build and deploy with CI/CD tools like Jenkins.
Prior experience working with cloud providers like AWS/GCP preferred.
Comfort in working in short, agile, iterative development cycles.
Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality.
Strong desire to work in an unstructured, fast-moving startup environment.
Experience with search frameworks like Elasticsearch, SOLR is a plus.
Experience with working on Analytics products is a huge plus.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate design and tradeoff decisions in a clear and crisp manner.
Mentor junior engineers and interns and build self-service tools.
B Tech degree in CS or equivalent.

Work Location

The successful candidate will be expected to be in Harness' Bangalore office 3x / week.

What you will have at Harness