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Staff Software Engineer

Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1213 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow. 

  

Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities. 

  

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference! 

  

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment with the best humans, please apply! We’re just getting started... 

Introduction

Staff Software Engineers are technical leaders who are jack of all trades. They are expected to consistently manage and ship high quality and timely releases that solve complex problems end-to-end within a team. They possess strong technical skills and experience in their areas of expertise that they leverage to mentor junior engineers and make thoughtful technical trade-off decisions. They proactively communicate their technical design and decisions through various technical forums. They own the operational excellence of their services/components. They assume increasing levels of leadership roles on technical and/or non-technical (cultural) initiatives and play an influential role in hiring, retaining and growing diversity in the company.

Job Responsibilities

  • You can take complex requirements and come up with efficient solutions
  • You are knowledgeable in customer-facing internet / web-based systems
  • You are a team player
  • You write readable and testable code that even junior engineers can understand easily
  • You know how to apply your CS knowledge, software engineering principles and patterns to your code
  • You like to contribute full-stack
  • You take ownership of your work and see them through; end-to-end
  • You mentor junior engineers and foster a culture of technical excellence
  • You are a fast self-learner
  • You like to learn new technologies and work with them

Knowledge and Experience

  

  • 5+ years of proven professional experience, working in engineering teams
  • Experience working with more than 1 programming language and its eco-system
  • Experience in leading software engineering teams
  • Excellent English communication and collaboration skills

Education

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field

Our culture is the most important thing we offer. We continuously aim to provide a high-growth space where you can do your best work and, in the process, unlock your boundless potential. We work hard to provide meaningful rewards and development opportunities for our employees, recognizing performance and creating a supportive working environment. You'll also get: 

 

  • Best-in-class compensation plans  
  • Two annual festival bonuses  
  • Reward and recognition programs   
  • Paid Maternity (16 weeks) & Paternity Leave (12 weeks) 
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours in a hybrid environment 
  • Medical & life insurance for employees and dependents 
  • Volunteering and opportunities to give back   
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events 
  • Chance to work with our incredible global team all over the world 
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka and free catered lunch when we return to office 
  • An agile performance review process that encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports   
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development    
  • A free “Hacking day” per month for self-studying and researching any IT-related subjects 
  • An annual performance-based increment 

 

We currently work from home; however, we plan to return to the office by early Q3, 2023.
 

At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.

 

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.