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Staff Software Engineer - Software Engineering Insights



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 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.

Position Summary

Harness Software Engineering Insights helps engineering leaders unlock metrics and insights to understand bottlenecks in their SLDC and drive efficiencies. It works by connecting to 40+ SDLC tools and correlates data from these different tools to surface insights and metrics. The central product experience asks users to authorize with their SDLC tools (JIRA, GitHub) using token authentication. It then ingests data from the cloud application and analyzes the data. The customer can then create different out of the box widgets to surface actional topical insights. The widget configuration allows the user to select filters, how they want to aggregate the data and how to customize the visualization

This is an opportunity to join a high growth team at a high growth company. Join this group of software engineers on the bleeding edge of solving computer science problems.

About the role

  • Design, develop, deploy and maintain critical software in a fast-paced quality conscious Java environment
  • Author software functional specifications and design documents for features developed.
  • Quickly understand complex systems/code and own key pieces of the system, including the delivered quality
  • Work in an agile environment, using iterative development cycles and a short customer feedback loop
  • Design and implementation of scalable backend software solutions
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems in a distributed computing environment.
  • Perform peer reviews of specifications, design, and code
  • Quickly understand complex systems/code and own key pieces of the system, including the delivered quality
  • Work alongside Site Reliability Engineers/DevOps and cross functional teams to deploy software or diagnose/troubleshoot any production related issues

About you

  • 7+ years of experience developing highly scalable, distributed applications, products, and backend services using Java
  • A desire to build products that solve complex technical problems for end users
  • Experience with relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Experience with SQL query tuning, performance optimizations is a plus
  • Experience with search frameworks like Elasticsearch, SOLR is a plus
  • Experience with applications hosted on AWS/Azure/GCP is a plus
  • Familiarity with Docker and CI/CD processes is a plus
  • Deep understanding of how distributed resilient software is built and deployed
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Experience working in short release cycles

Work Location

  • Mountain View, CA

The successful candidate will be asked to come into Harness' Mountain View, CA office 3 times per week.

  • What you will have at Harness
  • End-to-end ownership of your projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefit
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team-building events
  • Recharge & Reset Program
  • Monthly internet reimbursement
Pay transparency
$185,000$195,000 USD