Sr. Software Engineer

Originate, Orange County

A digital product development and venture firm

Originate is passionate about innovation. We are built around hiring the best people in all disciplines and working collaboratively to create world-class products with team-members and partners.  

We build our team with equal amounts of amazing professional experience as well as high potential individuals.  Everyone at Originate is somewhere along a personal path to “Extraordinary!”  We like to think we provide a setting that brings out the best in people and allows everyone to maximize their own personal excellence.

Our Engineering team is where the rubber meets the road when building software. We hire “Software Engineers”.  Smart, problem solvers who “get coding”


Our Tech Environment

  • New products are built primarily using Scala, Node.jsGo, and any number of front-end technologies (React, GraphQL, Webpack, Redux, etc.). Mobile development is both iOS and Android.
  • Software is packaged with Docker and deployed with CircleCI on top of AWS. We leverage open source components such as CassandraSparkKafka and PostgresSQL for our data plane. Infrastructure is managed using Ansible and Terraform and monitored with Datadog.
  • You’ll find individuals hacking with everything else (Haskell, Clojure, Elixir, Elm, Rust, etc.) and we’re always ready to use a new language or a new framework when it’s ready or when a project dictates.
  • We work in small, fast-paced, cross-functional agile teams.


What Makes Us Different

  • Our success is built upon our amazing team. You will work with smart, creative, and humble people that are passionate about building things, solving problems, and collaboration.  creating products that meet customer needs and solving problems through collaboration and innovative thinking.
  • We employ the latest innovations in technology to solve challenging problems in a variety of industries. You will be tasked with learning new skillsets required for designing and building products in rapidly changing fields, such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Virtual Reality.
  • We value your passions and interests. At Originate, 20% of your company time you can work on your own side-project/startup no strings attached; read more here.
  • We believe in partnership and the power of shared outcomes. Through our Profit Sharing Program you can share in 50% of Originate’s global profit.
  • We offer a flexible schedule and an open vacation policy.
  • We have a consistent and fair process for doing performance reviews and promotions, with a well-documented career ladder.
  • We’re mom, dad, and family-friendly - we like to see people in the office as much as possible, but we’re extremely flexible about working from home and taking time to manage family responsibilities.
  • We place a high value on an inclusive, diverse working environment - we have a “People @ Originate” working group dedicated to brainstorming improvements and informing leadership around how we can continuously grow and improve.


About You

  • You are curious and code for fun.
  • You are passionate about your craft and love working with folks who feel equally strongly about their professions.
  • You have 3+ years of recent experience in at least one of our core technologies: Scala, Go, Node.js, Rails, Haskell, Javascript, iOS, Android.
  • BS in Computer Science, Math, EE, or applicable.

About Originate

A digital product development and venture firm—designing, building, operating, and investing in transformational software products.

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