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Lead Software Engineer - 100% REMOTE

Company: Varis
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.
About Varis
Varis ( is a well-funded and fast-growing technology startup that focuses on digital commerce software-as-a-service and procurement, and is owned by The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ: ODP). We are innovation-driven, customer-centric, and ready to transform business-to-business (B2B) procurement with insights gleaned from data. Our culture is focused on bold vision, launching the simplest initial solution to learn, then either failing or scaling fast.
About the Role We seek teammates who drive value creation, love problem solving, have strong interpersonal savvy, and are eager to learn on the fly! Joining us now is a ground-floor opportunity to shape our limitless future. On our team, you will see and feel the direct impact of your work; be surrounded by passionate and caring people; learn how to be an entrepreneur and be at the center of a highly dynamic business model with tremendous individual and collective potential. As a Lead Software Development Engineer, You will make a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers. As a member of our team, you will work closely with the business and technology product groups to design and implement high quality software products. You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development life cycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing, and operations. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.
What you'll do:

  • Build and own the software products with hands-on Design, Development, Testing, Release and Operations of software components meeting the business needs
  • Lead the identification and definition of key architectures, components and interfaces, design of data models and data/information flows.
  • Lead development of high quality, secure and operationally excellent software services, and solutions
  • Introduce, influence, and adopt new technologies and innovations as applicable with the team to help build quality Software products.
  • Mentor and develop fellow teammates through code reviews, providing mentorship, pairing, and training opportunities
  • Instrument the long-term success of the team by participating in interviews, software design reviews and technical discoveries.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and business leaders to understand drive software solutions.
  • Drive continuous improvement of best practices, guidelines, and overall software development efficiency metrics
  • Develop test strategies, work with test automation frameworks, write unit/functional tests to drive code coverage and automation metrics
  • Own root cause analysis, develop operational health metrics and monitoring strategy for complex services.
  • Learn, Develop and Grow professionally through our wide array of learning opportunities by evolving the Varis Platform
    What you'll need:
    • Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years' work experience as a full-stack or back-end software engineer.
    • Prior experience designing and building scalable Microservices, in a cloud native SOA (service-oriented architecture) environment supporting high volume of transactions
    • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, owning end to end software development
    • Advanced Programming language hands-on in C#, Java, C++ and/or Golang is preferred
    • Experience building and managing containerized applications (Kubernetes, Docker, Swarm etc)
    • Exposure building and hosting of Software components with public cloud IaaS & PaaS (Azure, AWS)
    • Prior experience in working with security protocols, Authentication-Authorization frameworks and encryption techniques is a plus
    • Familiarity with database design, data modelling and databases (relational and non-relational)
    • Prior experience in Operational support aspects of applications which includes incident management, monitoring, health checks, notifications setup and Reporting
      Benefits and Perks:
      • Discounts on Office-Depot/Microsoft/Apple's products and services
      • Auto, Home, and Pet Insurance
      • Medical / dental / vision, AD&D, and Life Insurance
      • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
      • Health Saving Account (HSA)
      • Long Term Disability and Short-Term Disability
      • 401(k) matching program
      • Retirement Savings Plan Rollovers
      • Banking Services
      • Military Leave
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Regular pay for Funeral/Memorial Service Observance
      • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement
      • 100% permanent remote work in any states of United States
        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all required responsibilities and skills. Other duties and special projects may be assigned per business needs. Job descriptions are subject to change at any time with or without notice. Varis is wholly owned by The ODP Corporation, which is the legal employer of Varis associates. ODP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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