Senior Software Engineer at PagerDuty
United States of America
Do you relish the opportunity to design, build and run mission critical applications? Do you want to get the attention of hundreds of thousands of engineers and technology leaders around the globe 24x7 so they can fix problems? Yes? Then read on to find out more about what makes PagerDuty a great place to be an Engineer!

As a Remote Senior Engineer at PagerDuty, you’ll be part of a team that’s intensely focused on our customers and the engineering community. We design, build, and run robust systems that extend and enhance our amazing products. Of course, we use our own products ourselves!

How you contribute to our vision

From day one, you’ll be designing, coding, testing and shipping front-end interfaces, APIs, or backend applications and microservices that ensure we deliver secure, highly reliable and scalable solutions to our customers.
Since we own and operate what we build, you’ll collaborate closely with engineers across teams.

We practice Chaos Engineering, so you’ll be involved in our weekly Failure Friday sessions, where we deliberately break our systems, find weaknesses, and fix them proactively.
With 10,000+ global customers and growing, you’ll be solving really interesting technical challenges while helping to scale our product to keep up with demand.

Skills and Attributes

You have a track record of stepping up and leading successful engineering projects.
You’ve had experience designing & implementing distributed and highly available systems, and have opinions about what works and what doesn’t.
You are comfortable with loosely defined requirements where you exercise your analytical skills to clarify questions, share your approach and collaborate with the rest of the team to build/test elegant solutions.
You have a drive to get results without letting anything get in your way.
You have a desire to stay ahead of the latest industry trends and technologies, a track record of sharing contributions to the wider engineering community and a commitment to continuous learning.
You have experience coaching and mentoring others.
You have an understanding of the importance of empathy: you should have an open mind to others - no matter how senior or junior they are.
You have a calm, assertive approach to diagnosing and fixing urgent problems.

Minimum Requirements

Significant development experience working on customer-facing and web-based systems.
Experience designing, building, and operating large systems with scalability, availability, and performance requirements.
Experience working in an agile environment with iterative development and fast feedback.
Mastery of at least one web programming framework (e.g. Ruby on Rails).
Experience with tools that ensure your high quality work makes a smooth, automated, repeatable transition from your machine to our staging and production environments

Benefits to Get Excited About

In addition to working with deeply passionate and intelligent people in a dynamic and open environment, we also offer:
Competitive salaries and company equity
Comprehensive benefits package including dental, and vision plans for you, your spouse and family, cell phone allowance and more!
Generous paid vacation (3 weeks vacation your first year, 4 weeks afterwards) in addition to 12 paid holidays and ample sick leave
Monthly company wide hack days
Catered lunch daily and plenty of snacks and drinks
Convenient, central Toronto office location, easily accessible to public transportation