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Senior Software Engineer - Switchboard

Company: Unusual Ventures
Location: Oakland
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join our team and help build out our Core Product, APIs, and SDKs that will allow Switchboard users to collaboratively build growth journeys.Switchboard is building a product growth platform to help teams collaboratively create better onboarding and feature adoption. We're different from many products that tackle this problem in that we're building first and foremost for developers, providing them with a set of tools that enable their entire organizations to far more easily create effective product growth experiences.About The TeamOur founding team is collectively EPD (Engineering, Product, Design). We met as early hires at a startup (Trifacta) building a data preparation tool, working together for over four years to scale the company from 20 to over 200 employees. We've since fanned out, gaining experience across a number of relevant domains: product analytics (Amplitude), two-sided marketplaces (Patreon), and productivity software (Dropbox, Productboard). We are builders, we've built products and teams from the ground up.What Will Set You Up For Success

  • You've built web applications and are fluent in Javascript/Typescript and React
  • BS in Computer Science, or a related area
  • Experience working with tools like Kafka and/or data-streaming services
  • You are passionate about developer experience and tooling
  • You follow the insights as opposed to worshipping the rules (practicality > dogmatism)
  • You can distill simple solutions from complex requirements (e.g. KISS design principle)
  • You're excited to contribute across the stack, from work on our API/SDKs to developer docs and rich UIs
  • You're motivated by having a hand in shaping the direction of the company, product, and cultureWhat You'll Be Doing In This Role
    • Developing our open-source JavaScript SDK, React SDK that developers will use to integrate Switchboard into their codebase
    • Developing our public API, the foundation for our SDKs
    • Developing our open-source CLI
    • Building our core product, the focal point of which is a collaborative journey building experience
    • Connecting with the customer
    • Developing our event ingestion and aggregation pipelineOur stackWe're a TypeScript shop. The closed-source bits live in a monorepo that leverages yarn workspaces heavily. We support local and docker development to provide a first-class developer experience regardless of what you develop on (---- or ----). Our platform is built on NodeJS, React, PostgreSQL, and GraphQL.BenefitsHealth: Employer-sponsored health plan (medical, dental, vision). The company pays 100%.Vacation: Unlimited PTO.Equity: 10-year exercise window and early exercise available. 1% of company equity pledged to charity .Other: Lunch provided on in-office days. Commuter benefits ($100 per month provided by company)Meet the teamAlon Bartur - Two-time Halloween costume competition runner up. Has one ----.Phil Vander Broek - Likes to bake. Has two ----.Joe McKenney - Juggles 4 clubs or 5 balls. Has one ---- and one ----.Carlos Santillana - Likes to ferment things. Has no pets.Alex Chan - Collects sneakers. Wants a ---- someday.

Keywords: Unusual Ventures, Oakland , Senior Software Engineer - Switchboard, IT / Software / Systems , Oakland, California

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