Staff Software Engineer

RetailMeNot, Austin, Texas

We’re Disrupting the Way the World Sees Deals

As a Staff Engineer on the Lotus Squad, you will lead the charge delivering business critical tools. Your team will empower our partners in Operations, Sales and Marketing to drive greater operational efficiency. As a team, we will envision and develop effective new tools. You will also drive enhancement of current critical tools. You will drive, evangelize and implement architectural strategies and tactics to improve efficiency of teams and projects. This role brings technical leadership and rapid delivery combining software and systems engineering to build and maintain a diverse set of large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. Your responsibilities will include providing technical guidance and mentorship to a team of empowered engineers striving to improve operational and technical efficiency. You will maintain a strong focus on internal critical applications and tools, driving efficiency and timely delivery, which are the cornerstones of this team. We highly value lightweight processes to limit and reduce time spent on operational and maintenance work. We factor all of this into iterative evaluation and improvement to drive product quality with interesting and dynamic daily challenges.

Do you enjoy collaborating with and leading a team of software and quality engineers in an agile development environment? Do you thrive on building tools and a wide array of services and systems? If so, this may be the team for you. Do you like to work with and are skilled and knowledgeable with technologies like Java, PHP, TestNG, MySQL (RDS), MongoDB, many AWS services, and Docker? If so, we have a place for you.

Who You Are

  • You are an experienced Software Engineer who has worked extensively in a full stack development capacity and enjoys a UI challenge as much as a backend challenge
  • You have extensive experience driving operational efficiency through development of smart, effective internally focused applications and tools
  • You lead by example and make yourself a force multiplier, putting the team first to drive technical delivery
  • You grow the technical skills of less senior engineers as you are about technical problem-solving and critical thinking
  • You have strong interest in design and problem solving for large-scale distributed systems as well as tightly focused micro-services
  • You take a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • You have 8+ yrs application development experience, preferably Java, and 4+ yrs experience with AWS
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM field, or equivalent self-study of computer science
  • Your experience with PHP is a major plus

What You'll Do

  • You will lead a team of talented engineers, establishing strong foundational technical knowledge within each team member
  • You will build, enhance and refactor a variety of applications
  • You will collaborate intra- and inter-team to facilitate the adoption of architectural and operational standards
  • You will improve the work of everyone who uses your applications and tools because you listen thoughtfully and implement with passion and focus
  • You will explore new tech to apply the best technology for solving each problem, individually while maintaining a critical balance of following engineering standards
  • You stay ahead of new technologies with an eye to evaluating and incorporating them into your team's architecture and infrastructure
  • You drive progress towards limiting and eliminating technical debt

Who We Are

  • We are a small, stable engineering team who is actively transitioning our architecture and technology stacks to scale with business needs.
  • We have lots of smart people to work with and learn from as well as an open environment where engineers are given a lot of responsibility and the freedom to make a huge impact.
  • We work on large scale challenges with varying technologies.
  • We have an extraordinary open vacation policy
  • We provide excellent perks for your enjoyment and support
  • We believe by giving prizes, bonuses, and recognition so you'll be motivated to do what you enjoy...excelling
  • We provide the some of the best tools to get the job done, including top-of-the-line equipment

We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of RetailMeNot, Inc. include, but are not limited to the following:

- Competitive base & bonus packages; salary negotiable
- Long Term Incentive Plan
- Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service
- Very competitive benefits packages, including best-in-class parental leave
- Open & flexible PTO
- Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements
- Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week

About Us
RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information
Individuals seeking employment at RetailMeNot, Inc. are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us align with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

About RetailMeNot

RetailMeNot is the ultimate savings destination, connecting millions of consumers to the retailers, brands and restaurants they love—both online and in-store. With a presence in North America, the United Kingdom and France, we help drive engagement and sales for more than 70,000 brands internationally.

From the best digital promotions and discount eGift cards to quick cash back offers and dining discounts, our teams are dedicated to innovating new solutions that drive ROI for our brand partners, satisfy our consumers and create the best workplace environment for our employees.


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