Senior Software Engineer (5292)

Engineering | Durham, NC, United States

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Job Summary

The Avalara engineering team is looking for software engineers to join our team! A successful candidate will have a history of architecting enterprise level, 24*7, cloud-based SaaS web applications and becoming the go-to person within an organization.  Come join us as we drive towards our goals for high throughput, real time tax calculations in the cloud for the telecommunications industry! 

Job Duties
  • Expansion of our .NET Core web application using the latest AWS technologies to provide a secure and best in class user experience for our customers
  • Performance tuning and streamlining processes with focus on throughput and reliability
  • Designing, expanding, and maintaining scalable reporting/data warehousing systems which manage millions of monthly data records
  • Production support, including an on-call rotation
  • Stay abreast in new technologies including AWS, .NET & database systems
  • Be introspective, always trying to improve yourself and the team around you

Qualifications (absolute must haves walking in the door)

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • 5+ years’ experience in software engineering
  • Proven, real world experience in architecting and maintaining big data, enterprise level applications
  • In-depth experience with relational databases such as SQL and PostgreSQL
  • In-depth experience with NoSQL databases such as Elasticsearch
  • Proven, real world experience with concepts such as data warehousing, batch processing, and queuing.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server and the ability to work efficiently within a C# based application suite.
  • AWS: S3, RDS, EC2, Docker, Aurora Postgres
  • Understanding of security protocols and best practices 


Preferred Qualifications (great to have but not absolutely necessary)

  • Experience in supporting both SaaS and on-premise products
  • Experience with the telecom industry with a focus on taxation
  • CI/CD experience using automation tools such as Jenkins, Gitlab pipelines, etc. 
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