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Senior Software Engineer - SRE

About Snapsheet

Snapsheet is an industry leading technology company building products that make insurance simple, for everyone.  We create platforms that drive efficiencies using data and technology to enable the easiest, fastest and most accurate claims processing in the industry.

What you will be working on

At Snapsheet, Site Reliability Engineering ensures that our technology is reliable, scalable, and that our development team is productive. SREs are able to meet all of the expectations of a software engineer, with the additional knowledge and experience of optimizing effective deployment and provisioning technologies. As an SRE, you will be automating as many things as possible. You understand what it takes to achieve a short-term goal while planning to scale toward long-term impact. You will work directly with developers, observing opportunities to improve the development process. You will also contribute to many of the different projects at Snapsheet, spanning all of our development teams.

What you will do

  • Write code in a fast-paced, quality-driven environment
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product management and design to identify and solve challenging problems
  • Design features for performance, scale, and security
  • Contribute to platform-level technology, architecture, strategy and decisions
  • Play an influential role in growing Snapsheet to be the industry leader in technology

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience building scalable, reliable and robust web applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Deep understanding of commonly used data structures and algorithms
  • Proficiency in backend, frontend or full-stack development
    • Backend
      • Experience designing and building APIs
      • Experience designing schemas and performant queries for relational databases
      • Understanding of scalability challenges and performance of server-side code
    • Frontend
      • Experience building applications using React and Redux or a similar frontend framework
      • Knowledge of design patterns used for developing frontend applications
      • Experience developing web applications that work across multiple devices and screen sizes
      • Deep understanding of the web technology stack (HTTP, cookies, asset loading/caching, etc) and modern web technologies (ES6, HTML5, Progressive Web Apps, etc)

Technologies we use

  • Infrastructure
    • MySQL, S3, Redis, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, Lambda, Docker, CloudFront
  • Languages
    • Python, Ruby
  • Frameworks
    • Terraform

Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Open Hack Days every other Friday
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K with 50% Matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fresh Fruit, Cereal, and Coffee
  • Friday Happy Hours
  • Summer Picnic, Holiday Party, and More
  • Sports Leagues
  • Rooftop, Gym, and Events at the Chicago Office
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