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Software Engineer (Percy)- US Remote

Company: BrowserStack
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

About The CompanyDescriptionBrowserStack is the industry-leading, cloud web and mobile testing platform that enables developers to test their websites across various browsers on different operating systems and mobile devices. 45,000+ customers rely on BrowserStack to deliver quality products and services at scale, and over 4 Million developers and test engineers test for companies around the world, including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, Oracle, MasterCard, and Barclays.BrowserStack was founded by Ritesh Arora and Nakul Aggarwal in 2011 with the vision to build the testing infrastructure for the internet. We recently secured $200 million in Series B funding at a $4 billion valuation. The round was led by BOND, with participation from Insight Partners and existing investor Accel.We have also recently announced that we would be a remote-first company, with a presence in India, USA and Ireland.BrowserStack is also a Great Place to Work certified company. With its employee centric approach, BrowserStack has fostered a strong culture that values openness, collaboration, ownership and ambitiousness. Our mission is to be the testing infrastructure of the internet.BrowserStack is the industry-leading, cloud web and mobile testing platform that enables developers to test their websites and apps on different operating systems and mobile devices.To further our mission, we acquired Percy in mid-2020 and this role will join the Percy U.S. engineering team. Percy is an all-in-one visual testing solution. We are working on exciting new ways to design, develop and deliver software with confidence.The TeamWe strive to grow a collaborative team where everyone feels a strong sense of belonging.Our process is strongly pro-developer. Developers on our team have clear objectives for success, but also have lots of autonomy to achieve these objectives.When new features are being added to Percy, we take care to fix things as they come up so we don't have to worry about them while still making forward progress. We consistently take care of technical debt, automating workflows, and reflecting on how to improve our own productivity.What our team says about working on Percy's team (collected by a third party):

  • "Everything people bring to the table is unique to them and is valued. I don't know how to articulate what it is that makes me feel like I can be my authentic self."
  • "I feel important--- every person is willing to listen to another's perspective. I have regular one-on-ones to see how it's going, both as a person and an underrepresented person. My voice can and has had an effect on the business and culture."
  • "I feel engaged. I learn new things every day. The projects I've given are well-suited to my interests."RequirementsWe're hiring for a Software Engineer with a backend focus to join our growing team. On a day to day basis, you might:
    • Work on our API (Ruby on Rails based), improving the codebase by adding features, fixing bugs and expanding test coverage
    • Learn or level up with new tools and languages.
    • Contribute to architectural and UI/UX decisions as part of a highly-collaborative team.
    • Discuss balancing new features with efficiency, performance and scalability. We are proud to have low technical debt due to this balance.
    • Meet with team members around the globe.
    • Communicate your progress and blockers.
    • Squash bugs together!
    • Provide feedback and reflection through code reviews and retrospectives.You Might Also
      • Use Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, and Terraform to maintain and improve our application infrastructure.
      • Use Datadog, Honeycomb, and Sentry to monitor and debug production issues.We want people who know that software engineering is not just about the code we write, but about the process by which we get there. You should value iteration and exploring the trade-offs of different solutions, and be able to explain the trade-offs to others. You should value both driving consensus as well as moving projects forward.Technical skills are "necessary but not sufficient" - we strongly value empathy and communication with others on the team and with our customers.Top Reasons To Choose This Role
        • Work on a product people love. Percy is valued by Basecamp, Canva, Shopify, and more.
        • A focus on developer happiness. We're focused on retaining our hires for the long-term. We try our best to foster a sense of loyalty and happiness among the team.
        • A truly empathetic team. Our developers feel included and listened to, no matter what background they are coming from.
        • High-growth company & products: BrowserStack is rapidly expanding globally and is used by millions of developers around the world.Benefits
          • 100% covered health insurance premiums.
          • 401(k) plan.
          • Flexible vacation policy.
          • Laptop provided, and if remote we'll contribute up to $500 toward your home office setup.
          • Competitive salary, bonus and equity program.
          • Remote First Diversity and InclusionWe strongly value building a company where everyone feels safe, welcome, and supported to achieve their professional goals. We strive to build an inclusive environment, where every person is encouraged to bring their whole self to work. We want to make sure that our attitudes and processes support a team from diverse backgrounds and experiences.We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: BrowserStack, San Jose , Software Engineer (Percy)- US Remote, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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