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Staff Software Engineer

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
As a Staff Software Engineer at Tackle, you will be a part of a well-funded, fully remote, growth-stage company helping shape the way that software is bought and sold in the Cloud Marketplaces (AWS, GCP, Azure). We are built on the foundation that a 100% remote team can be the healthiest, happiest and most productive; from the beginning we have been intentionally building a phenomenal culture that ensures everyone feels connected no matter where they are working from. Our platform has enabled some of the software industry’s most successful names to get listed, start selling, and scale their Cloud Marketplace operations.
Tackle’s Engineering team is growing, and we are looking for talented engineers to craft solid and reliable software at a sustainable pace. Tacklers have a bias to action, and we act without ego; in all interactions we know it is critical to respect, value and support each other. We succeed and fail as a team, with a mindset of pursuing success instead of avoiding failure. Wellness is a critical pillar of the company and we live this value in a variety of ways, with empathetic servant leadership at every level and flexible working hours to ensure a healthy work-life harmony.
Developer experience at Tackle is rewarding; we work with modern toolchains and pipelines, where code is deployed to production multiple times per day. In this role you will build multi-tiered applications that are resilient and performant, allowing our customers to easily [sell/scale/partner] to achieve success in the Marketplaces. Working on a development team at Tackle, expect to grow and evolve as an engineer by building and executing on a detailed growth plan tailored to your interests and aspirations.

In This Role You Will:

  • Take a pragmatic technical leadership role within an autonomous team of 5-7 engineers, a dedicated Product Manager and UX support to build, enhance and maintain existing areas of the Tackle platform.
  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity.
  • Write code that is focused on scalability, testability, supportability and maintainability.
  • Own your code start to finish, take pride in what you build.
  • Actively and enthusiastically participate in thorough code reviews and troubleshooting complex issues.
  • Drive the direction of our apprenticeship program for mentoring new team members and less experienced team members.
  • Be curious - strive to understand how your contributions tie into the larger picture of your team, your product and Tackle as a whole.
  • Welcome different perspectives - be open and inclusive in every interaction.

You Should Have:

  • 10+ years of professional experience building modern, scalable and high-performing backend services
  • 4+ years professionally developing in Go.
  • Advanced skill in NoSQL database modeling with DynamoDB, including Single Table Design.
  • Advanced knowledge of relational databases such as Postgres.
  • Professional working experience designing and managing services within AWS, including, but not limited to API Gateway, Lambda, and Step-Functions.
  • Deep experience in infrastructure as code with AWS CDK, Terraform, or similar frameworks.
  • Strong experience designing RESTful APIs.
  • Deep understanding of microservice event-driven design, ideally utilizing Amazon Eventbridge.
  • Strong fundamentals in type-driven development practices.
  • Desire to hold yourself and the team to high standards while evaluating technical trade-offs and delivering balanced solutions.
  • Are self-motivated with strong organizational skills.
  • Have a positive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Will thrive in a fully remote organization where flexible schedules require asynchronous communication.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written form.

You Will Stand Out:

  • Mastery level of knowledge with PostgreSQL and/or DynamoDB.
  • Have a desire to take a leadership role in our Architecture or Testing guilds because you have an eye for quality, design principles and other ilities (Scalability, Usability, Testability, Securability, Flexibility)
  • Deployed and released code with CI/CD using CircleCI or GitHub Actions.
  • Have a robust public portfolio in GitHub.
  • Previously worked in a remote-first company.
  • Have experience working in a rapidly scaling organization.