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Principal Software Development Engineer

Are you the go-to person on your team? Do the hard problems always seem to land on your desk because you’re the only one who can solve them? Do you spend more of your time convincing people to let you build what needs to be built than actually building it? Have you spent more than 10 hours in meetings this week? Come work for us and unleash your true potential.

Smartsheet is looking for a Principal Software Development Engineer to join the development team and manage a small team of their own. Our business is built on finding top grade talent and getting out of their way while they build and improve our award winning Software as a Service (SaaS) offering for collaborative work and project management. Our software team is small, highly efficient, and results oriented. We work in an agile apolitical environment that stays focused on building great software. Here you can use the latest web technologies to their fullest potential. We are looking for the most highly motivated and intelligent individuals. Here is a short video showing Smartsheet overview: Smartsheet Overview Video

This position is based at our headquarters in Bellevue, WA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the entire development life cycle, from concept to release
  • Implement new features and improve the ones we have already built
  • Build JavaScript client code, utilizing both proven and bleeding-edge web technologies
  • Build and maintain integrations with the big players in tech: Amazon Web Services, Google, Salesforce.com, Microsoft, Jira, PayPal, and others
  • Participate in all phases of quality assurance and defect resolution

Requirements:

  • 7+ years software development experience
  • 3-5 years previous management experience
  • 5+ years JavaScript/Ajax/CSS
  • 5+ years web application development
  • Experience building highly scalable, high availability applications
  • Familiarity with SaaS apps (Google Docs, Office365, Salesforce, etc.) is preferred
  • MySQL database experience (performance, scalability, availability) is preferred
  • Experience with Apache Lucene, Memcache, RabbitMQ, and NoSQL is preferred
  • Experience developing, documenting, and supporting REST APIs is preferred
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with frequent production releases
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis

About Smartsheet

In 2005, Smartsheet was founded on the idea that teams and millions of people worldwide deserve a better way to deliver their very best work. Today, the company delivers a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. Smartsheet went public on the New York Stock Exchange in April 2018 and currently enables collaboration, better decision making, and accelerated innovation for over 76,000 domain-based customers in 190 countries, including 96 of the Fortune 100.

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Smartsheet are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.

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