Overview

Job Locations:
Austin
WFH – Kentucky
WFH – Connecticut
WFH – Michigan
WFH – Massachusetts
WFH – West Virginia
WFH – Wisconsin
WFH – Washington
WFH – Virginia
WFH – Texas
WFH – Tennessee
WFH – South Dakota
WFH – South Carolina
WFH – Pennsylvania
WFH – Oregon
WFH – Ohio
WFH – New York
WFH – Nebraska
WFH – North Carolina
WFH – Mississippi
WFH – Minnesota
WFH – Kansas
WFH – Indiana
WFH – Illinois
WFH – Idaho
WFH – Iowa
WFH – Georgia
WFH – Florida
WFH – Colorado
WFH – California
WFH – Arizona
WFH – Arkansas
WFH – Alabama
San Antonio
WFH – Nevada
Omaha

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

What is cool about this job

WP Engine started in Austin in 2010 and has experienced an impressive growth. Our business has scaled to over 175,000 customers worldwide and serves a significant chunk of the internet traffic. Our success as the world’s leading WordPress hosting company has set us up for our next phase of growth.

We are evolving the platform to continue providing excellent quality and value in our product, and we are searching for an experienced software engineer to join our growing engineering team. If you are an engineer well versed in service oriented architectures, crafting usable APIs, mentoring engineers and are motivated by scale, you may be the engineer we are looking for.

The day to day

  • Design, write, test, integrate, and maintain software applications that are resilient, robust, and perform at scale

  • Continuously improve WP Engine’s secure, performant software platform that supports 10’s of millions of end users

  • Write clean, maintainable code

  • Work closely with Product Management to ensure that your frequent, incremental code changes contribute to our customers

  • Further an ecosystem of learning and mentorship

  • Research new technologies and incorporate them into new and existing systems and products

  • Collaborate on technical solutions and system design across WP Engine

Your expertise

  • 4+ years of writing high quality, maintainable, deployable, testable, and highly usable software applications in any object oriented language

  • Deep experience with microservices, and systems at scale

  • Proven history of continuous learning and ability to stay ahead of with technology trends

  • Growth mentality, a get stuff done approach, and strategic approach to technical tradeoffs

  • Natural problem solving abilities, an inquisitive personality, and an eagerness to pursue the challenge of big problems

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Track record of building resilient, scalable, enterprise-grade solutions while nurturing engineering standard methodologies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or a related field) OR equivalent experience

Helpful Experience

  • Experience working with complex, large-scale public cloud deployments hosted across international data centers

  • Production experience with containerization technologies (Docker and Kubernetes)

  • Experience solving problems with multi-tenancy and distributed systems at scale in the cloud

  • Proficient programming in Go

  • Database and concurrency optimization, distributed tracing, data streaming, or observability

The perks & benefits

  • Company Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Great Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • HSA Company contribution $500 for employee / $1000 for family

  • 401(k) with a 4% match

  • Disability Insurance

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 payment to set up your home office

  • 4 Company Wellness Days a year

  • 1 floating holiday

  • $100 monthly wellness allowance to spend on what you want

  • Access to free on-demand fitness classes

  • Free subscription to Calm

  • Pet Insurance

  • On-going education through LinkedIn Learning, Workday Learning, and our Career Growth Portal

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​
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