Product & Engineering

Software Engineer I

Remote- USA
Req ID 1038

Seismic, a rapidly growing Forbes Cloud 100 company, is the global leader in enablement, helping make sales teams better by becoming more productive and engaging with buyers in a compelling way. Seismic’s platform provides continuous guidance to improve behavior, content, and skills to win more deals and deliver better experiences. Nearly 2,000 organizations including IBM and American Express have made Seismic their enablement platform of choice. Seismic integrates with business-critical platforms including Microsoft, Salesforce, Google and Adobe. Seismic is headquartered in San Diego, with offices across North America, Europe, and Australia. 

Candidates for this role will typically have at least 2+ years experience and will be most successful if they have a desire to grow in our entire stack but specialize immediately in the backend.

What you'll be doing

  • Backend Engineering
    • Backend engineering at Seismic includes the following server-side tech stack; Ruby, Rails, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Algolia, Redis, Memcached, and whatever comes next.
    • This job will require the ability to write code according to our Ruby style guide and Rails style guide which will include fixing bugs, authoring and modifying gems, as well as authoring and modifying core and supporting application functionality.
  • Code Reviewer
    • A strong peer review culture is incredibly important to us. Everyone strives to improve every day, and the code review process is vital to this goal.

What you'll bring

  • Essential Abilities
    • Server-side tech (especially Ruby, Rails, Postgres, Docker)
      • You have experience building server-side tools, applications, APIs, or similar.
      • You have experience writing and maintaining code with a team at scale.
    • Working Cross-Functionally
      • You have experience working closely with back-end engineers, designers, testers, and product managers. People skills, along with a desire to both learn and teach, are essential.
    • Producing value, not work
      • You frequently ask clarifying questions about the intended impact of the work, weighing options, and devising creative solutions to complex problems.
    • Showing progress through iteration
      • You take a big problem and decompose it into shippable chunks that can ensure all parties are aligned on the outcome.
    • Business and technical translation
      • You are able to translate the non-technical business needs into a clear technical action plan and vice versa, seamlessly.
    • Promises delivered
      • You are known for the ability to make an estimate, establish a deadline collaboratively, and hit that mark.

What we have for you

  • Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holiday benefits, including an end-of-year company shutdown
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans, as well as an optional Health Savings Account with a company contribution 
  • Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave 
  • Enhanced fertility and egg freezing benefits
  • 401(k) plan with annual company match 
  • Monthly stipend for cell phone expenses
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Seismic Cares employee volunteer program 
  • #OneSeismic culture that celebrates wins, encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency

Headquartered in San Diego and with more than 1,300 employees across the globe, Seismic is the global leader in sales enablement, backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate, Grapevine6, and Lessonly. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, former Chairman of the Board for Microsoft. 

Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.  

UNITED STATES CANDIDATES ONLY: Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. At Seismic, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new U.S. based Seismic employees, whose job requires them to meet in person with others or be present at a Seismic office in the course of their employment, must provide original documentation confirming status having received the prescribed vaccinations (doses) based on the manufacturer’s guidelines on their first day of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.