Senior Scalable Services and Backend Developer

Location: Seattle, WA
Type: Full Time
Department: Software Engineering
Status: Open
Required Experience: Experienced

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced backend developer to join our scalable services and dev-ops team.  We want someone that thinks in terms of high-scale computing patterns, builds new web services in C# or Java faster than other developers believe is possible, naturally automates mundane tasks with Python, and loves the challenge of identifying and fixing performance and scalability problems.  To be successful you need to have a true passion for shipping new software rapidly and delivering uptime.  Ideal candidates will have some experience across the full stack, and can easily articulate how low level systems facilitate end-user experience.

Panopto is looking for the best of the best to join our world class engineering team. If you’re interested in working on a rapidly evolving system loaded with interesting challenges and hard problems, we want to talk to you.

About Panopto

Panopto is a video capture, search, and sharing platform that gives users a powerful way to broadcast, record, and discover expert knowledge. We are transforming how people find and manage multimedia information -- from capturing the collected output of the world’s top universities, to giving corporations a way to share their employees’ best ideas, to letting individual experts reach worldwide audiences. Video search is exploding and Panopto has already been recognized as a thought leader this space. With our one-of-a-kind platform, we’re turning video into a preferred medium for information delivery.

Panopto is a great place to work -- Seattle Business and Fortune Magazine’s ranked Panopto in the top 10 best places to work.

Panopto is quickly growing -- Two years running Panopto has been included among Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a prestigious ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.

Panopto has an amazing team -- The development team at Panopto a small and agile group of talented, fast moving, and engaging employees who are motivated not just by their own success but by the success of the company as a whole. Our team members help each other approach and tackle large challenges in successful and collaborative ways!

Panopto is located in Smith Tower in the heart of the Pioneer Square neighborhood of Seattle.  There are no relocation or remote work options for this role.

More about you

Candidates for full-time engineering positions should have the following attributes

  • 5+ years professional coding experience, preferably with a focus on server/service side java or c# development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to take on, drive, own and maintain a variety of large and small projects
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a related degree
  • Experience developing and managing hosted services
  • History with and passion for building production-grade dynamically scalable services which can operate under massive sudden loads
  • Strong knowledge of system software architecture of large distributed systems
  • A solid footing in computer science, including thorough knowledge of data structures, algorithms, object oriented software design and service based architecture

Extra credit:

  • Experience with AWS
  • SQL Expertise -- both writing ad-hocs queries and developing in the data layer
  • Direct knowledge on deployment automation frameworks (such as chef)
  • Experience running both Windows and Linux systems in production

Application

* Required fields
First name*
Last name*
Email address*
Location
Phone number*
Resume*

Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or paste resume

Paste your resume here or attach resume file

How did you hear about this job?*
Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States for Panopto?*
Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment
at Panopto?*
The following questions are entirely optional.
To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.
Gender
Race/Ethnicity

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status
I IDENTIFY AS ONE OR MORE OF THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROTECTED VETERAN LISTED ABOVE
I AM NOT A PROTECTED VETERAN
I DON’T WISH TO ANSWER

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 1/31/2020
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Please check one of the boxes below:

YES, I HAVE A DISABILITY (or previously had a disability)
NO, I DON’T HAVE A DISABILITY
I DON’T WISH TO ANSWER

Your Name Today's Date
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


iSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.


PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Human Check*