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Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Data Engineering (Remote)

Company: SmartThings, Inc.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Data Engineering (Remote)Department: Foundation ServicesEmployment Type: Full TimeLocation: Minneapolis, MNReporting To: Matthew PetersonDescriptionWe're SmartThings, a Samsung-owned company operating independently from offices in Mountain View, CA and Minneapolis, MN, and we're creating the easiest way for anyone to turn their home into a smart home.Like the smartphone revolution before it, we believe that smart homes are going to have a massive impact on how we interact with the world around us. As the things in our homes wake up, allow us to control them, and are able to automatically react to our needs and preferences, it will become easier to secure our homes, save energy, and stay connected to loved ones. Once the smart home technology spills into larger communities and countries, the potential to reduce global emissions, improve service industries, and create a safer, smarter planet will be within our reach.
About The TeamFoundations Services is a group of SmartThings engineering focusing on providing world-class capabilities and services to our customers - the developers of the SmartThings platform. They work with us because we are laser-focused on the developer experience, enabling them to achieve operational and production excellence.Cloud Data Engineering, one of the teams within Foundations Services, furthers this charter by collaborating with development teams to provide solutions for data at scale. We protect cloud data while empowering engineers to do their jobs with minimal friction.
We believe that talent is equally distributed but opportunities are not. Our US-based team is happy to embrace remote work. We believe safe spaces where everyone can be their authentic selves are the key to a strong team so we welcome and embrace all.Key ResponsibilitiesWe're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Cloud Data Engineering team. In this role you will:

  • Design and improve ways in which we deploy and manage self-hosted Cassandra databases.
  • Analyze AWS databases for recommendations to share with SmartThings teams.
  • Review and update Python lambdas for interacting with data stores.
  • Participate in cross-functional design discussions and code reviews.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvements from cost, performance, and ease of use perspectives across our services.
  • Build trust with your colleagues by consistently delivering on commitments and fostering positive relationships.
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation.
    This is a great opportunity to be part of the exciting smart home industry while working with a group of highly talented engineers.Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseInclusive Hiring PracticesOur hiring team is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, and the data shows that candidates from underrepresented groups are less likely than others to apply for a career opportunity if their qualifications and experience don't appear to be an identical match. We welcome candidates from every professional background, so even if you aren't certain you meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply!

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or Computer Science or similar experience
    • 3+ years of professional experience in delivering production systems.
    • Experience administering cloud-based infrastructure.
    • Experience with Linux operating systems.
    • Strong development skills.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability work well in a diverse, team-focused environment.
    • A willingness to learn new languages and technologies if needed.
    • Confidently make informed, data-driven choices in a fast paced environment without full knowledge and an understanding of risk mitigation.
    • Experience with source control such as Git.
    • Desire to collaboratively learn and grow with colleagues.

      • Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL technologies.
      • Experience in either Java or Python.
      • Experience analyzing JVM performance.
      • AWS knowledge in RDS, Elasticache, and DynamoDB.
        SmartThings BenefitsWhy You'll Love Working at SmartThings

        • You'll receive a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision, HSA with employer contribution, life & disability insurance, a competitive 401(k) with a 5% employer match, and more)
        • You'll have access to generous paid leave for parents, including 8 weeks Parental Leave and 8 more weeks for Childbirth Recovery Leave paid at 100%
        • You'll enjoy work/life flexibility through our unlimited PTO plan, 12 paid holidays each year, and an emphasis on work/life balance.
        • Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is embedded into our culture and our work, and you'll have opportunities to join forums and groups and participate in our ongoing projects.
        • We are a group of bright, kind, and goal-oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
        • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of IoT.
        • We are a technologically and data-driven business.
        • We are committed to our customers and developers.
        • We love solving problems, thinking creatively, and trying new things.
        • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative.
        • We take what we do seriously-we don't take ourselves seriously.
        • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas.

          Compensation for this role for a candidate based in California is expected to be between $137,540 and $199,433, for a candidate based in Colorado is expected to be between $108,000 and $156,600, for a candidate based in Washington is expected to be between $121,321 and $175,915 and for a candidate in NYC is expected to be between $126,653 and $183,648, but may be higher or lower in other States due to geographic differentials in the labor market.

Keywords: SmartThings, Inc., Minneapolis , Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Data Engineering (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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