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Senior Platform Engineer at Owlet Baby Care
Lehi, UT, US

SUMMARY:

Owlet’s Product Development Team is searching for a driven, experienced, and innovative Senior Platform Engineer. The ideal candidate has several years of experience developing RESTful APIs in Python, is passionate about innovation and is focused on creating high-quality backend services. The candidate will report directly to the VP of Software Engineering. This is an awesome opportunity for someone to leverage their technical talent and product experience to help create forward-thinking and innovative products that will give parents peace of mind by delivering the right infant health data at the right time.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the creation of design specifications (with design teams and across business units), development, verification, performance analysis, troubleshooting and delivery of high quality stable internal processes, services, APIs and websites.
  • Write unit tests, detailed commit messages and release documentation
  • Take ownership of your development through design prototyping and implementation
  • Focus on the stability and reliability of Owlet’s internal services and APIs
  • Deliver resilient, robust and durable servicesAPIswebsites.
  • Have great debugging skills and investigate hard-to-reproduce crashes.
  • Be meticulous, detailed oriented and absolutely dependable
  • Work closely with project managers, VP of Software Engineering, and fellow engineers, following established processes
  • Participate in regular code reviews.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years experience developing backend applications and web services.
  • 3+ years experience with Python, SQL, NoSQL, RESTful APIs
  • Proficient in Java, NodeJS
  • Have a firm understanding of OOP
  • Experience with debugging and being meticulous about quality
  • Must be comfortable working independently as well as in a team
  • Experience working with applications developed by another developer
  • Experience with source control, preferably git
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Follow Test Driven Development practices

 

BONUS SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience with Symfony 2, Laravel
  • Experience with GCP (especially Dataflow, BigTable and BigQuery), AWS/Azure, Firebase
  • Experience with data interchange formats (i.e. XML, JSON)
  • Experience with unit test frameworks
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Candidates will be asked to:

 

  • Demonstrate analytical, problem-solving, programming skills and competencies with the required skills and qualifications
  • Present applications and websites that will showcase their abilities.

 

PERKS

  • Flex time scheduling
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Benefits package
  • Product discounts
  • Stock options
  • Lunch every Friday

 

Owlet Baby Care, Inc. is the equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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