AlertMedia
AlertMedia helps companies keep their people safe, informed, and connected during emergencies and other critical events.
Austin, TX
Remote
Hybrid

Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Remote) at AlertMedia

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The Role:

AlertMedia is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer with expertise in backend development. This role is an opportunity to use a wide variety of design and technical web skills to help us manage day-to-day requests as well as leverage your experience and expertise to mentor junior developers as the team grows. Strong creative and technical abilities are vital for success in this role, with the ideal candidate being an independent problem solver and critical thinker. You must have a passion for innovative software development and willingness to roll up your sleeves to collaborate with all teams. You will have the opportunity to show who you are throughout our interview process, we do not ask any trick questions, or expect you to perform a whiteboard exercise. We want to see you shine by showing us work you are most proud of! 

Who you are:

You thrive in a collaborative engineering environment that plays to everyone's strengths. The backend is where you shine – you are great with Python (or a similar language)datastores (SQL, NoSQL, Redis)message queues, and web services and have done it all in the cloud. You have never met a scaling challenge that you were not excited to take on. You care about the quality of your work, the impactful product you help build, and the team you help build it with. You are eager to learn from people with both more and less experience than you.  

Who we are: 

AlertMedia is leading the evolution of employee safety for a modern workforce. We offer the most intuitive emergency communication software on the market with fully integrated threat warnings and employee safety monitoring. We believe any organization can improve safety and business outcomes during critical events by quickly identifying threats and simplifying fast, reliable communication to impacted audiences. We are headquartered in Austin, TX, and trusted by thousands of customers in over 100 countries—including DHL, British Petroleum, SurveyMonkey, and Walmart—to keep their people safe and connected anytime, anywhere.  

We are an equal opportunity employer focused on creating a collaborative and exciting place for all to work. Ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace for all people is key to our success and core to our values.   

Come join us in our mission to save lives and minimize loss through effective communication. 

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of our wave of momentum and take our company, and your career, to the next growth stage. We'd love to get to know you better and share how we serve our amazing customers. For more information, please visit www.alertmedia.com.

What you will do:

  • Become an expert in the AlertMedia platform and tools, and its uses for our customers 
  • Work with Python, Django, Node, and other web technologies to deliver leading software solutions in the mass communications space 
  • Design and develop a highly scalable infrastructure that handles millions of users 
  • Work in an Agile based environment using tools like Git, JIRA, Jenkins, and Slack 
  • Contribute to the technology lead that AlertMedia has over other solutions through innovative development and by helping contribute innovative ideas related to leveraging technology in our product line 
  • Use strong verbal and written communication skills in collaboration with other engineering and product teams 
  • Contribute to AlertMedia’s culture, values, and vision for the future 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field preferred 
  • 7+ years of experience building scalable applications with modern frameworks  
  • Experience using Python, Redis, RabbitMQ, ORM’s, NoSQL, SQL, Dynamo DB, Postgres, AWS (Amazon Web Services) (Azure or GCP ok) 
  • Elixir experience a plus 
  • Willing to pair up with junior developers to mentor and share your experience 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage working on multiple projects in parallel 
  • The ability and desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment 
  • Position is open for remote location except for in the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, West Virginia, US territories 
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What we offer:

  • Base salary + Company-Wide Bonus program
  • Competitive PTO + holidays to enjoy balance
  • Health benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 100% paid for employees
  • Amazing rewards and incentives
  • An exciting and positive work environment
  • Commitment to community service with opportunities to give back 
  • A Best Places to Work company 5 years in a row

AlertMedia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

AlertMedia does not currently sponsor applicants for work visas.

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What are AlertMedia Perks + Benefits

AlertMedia Benefits Overview

AlertMedia has a comprehensive benefits package in order to take care of our employees, including 100% paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and a significant contribution to dependent coverage. We take pride in giving back to our community through quarterly give-back opportunities and enjoy quarterly team-building both team specific and company-wide.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
From our employee-led DEI committee to our ERGs, we believe every employee should have a voice and that what makes us different is what makes us great.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
AlertMedia offers both an FSA and HSA options. AlertMedia offers a matching program for our HSA plan option.
Disability Insurance
AlertMedia pays 100% of short and long term disability insurance coverage for full-time employees.
Dental Benefits
AlertMedia pays for 100% dental coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Vision Benefits
AlertMedia pays for 100% vision coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
AlertMedia pays for 100% medical coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Life Insurance
AlertMedia pays 100% of life insurance coverage for full-time employees.
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
AlertMedia offers a comprehensive 401k plan for our team members.
401(K) Matching
AlertMedia's 401(k) retirement plan matches 50% of an employee's contributions up to 6% of their annual base salary.
Performance Bonus
AlertMedia is proud to offer a generous collective success annual bonus to all of its full-time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
AlertMedia offers 12 weeks paid in full for primary caregivers and 4 weeks paid in full for secondary caregivers.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
AlertMedia has a strong commitment to serving our community, with opportunities to get involved at quarterly give-back events.
Sabbatical
6 weeks of paid sabbatical leave after 6 years of service allows our employees to rejuvenate and pursue their interests whether it’s volunteering, travel, research, or spending time with family.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
AlertMedia offers a casual dress environment, anything but shorts!
Company Outings
AlertMedia puts a huge emphasis on team-building. Q1/Q3 are dedicated to team-specific events while Q2/Q4 are company-wide events including our always amazing holiday party!
Free Daily Meals
Every week, we provide a company-sponsored "Tuesday Lunch" during which we share company updates and recognize team members. Stocked kitchens also provide plenty of options for a grab-and-go meal
Game Room
Unwind in our game room with board games, shuffleboard, and an arcade.
Stocked Kitchen
AlertMedia has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
AlertMedia has a Tuesday lunch tradition. We bring in delicious catered food and introduce new hires, share product updates or customer stories, and even get to see our board deck via our CEO.
Happy Hours
AlertMedia enjoys Friday happy hours after a week of hard work.
Parking
AlertMedia offers free parking to all employees.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
AlertMedia offers a wide range of training programs to all employees through our dedicated learning & development teams.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Leadership series with all of our new hires, as well as continued engagement through paired virtual coffee sessions.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to our other fantastic benefits, AlertMedia shares in an annual company-wide, collective success bonus! This includes sales and all other full-time team members.

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