Senior Software Engineer at LivePerson

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LivePerson is a transformational force in how brands and consumers communicate. With over 18,000 brands, including HSBC,  Verizon, and Home Depot, we are on a mission to make life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted Conversational AI. We believe in a future where conversations are the norm for getting your intentions fulfilled - whatever they are.  

We are an innovative, intent-driven company that believes in building the future and we are looking for growth minded, unconventional thinkers, developers and builders to join the team.

You will thrive here if: 

You can operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment

You can build partnerships that move our business forward

You build code that is simple, understandable, and clean  

You see feedback or failure as motivation to learn and to grow 

You believe data-driven decision making is the norm

You relate to our core principles (link) and want to work with Conversational AI experts

We are looking for a Savvy backend engineer, to build automation, AI powered applications.The ideal candidate is an experienced backend engineer with extensive experience in building APIs, Microservices, and who enjoys optimizing data driven systems and building them from the ground up..In his role, you will be exposed to new technologies and architectures, have the opportunity to learn from more senior engineers and architects, and be given the latitude to flex your intellectual muscles and help define and execute new solutions to difficult problems. You must be a team player, motivated, ambitious and eager to grow through build and successful delivery of industry-shifting products. 

In this role you will:

  • You will participate in the design and implementation of significant portions of the product and serve as a peer and team-member on a high-performing software development team.
  •  Work with Product Management and senior engineering leaders to bring your engineering experience to the table and ideate new features and functionality
  •  Evaluate and implement technologies that improve efficiency, performance, scalability and reliability.
  • Build APIs and Microservices using various OO and functional language techniques 
  • You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about building good software as well as making software achieve its operational goals.

Your qualifications are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years experience building successful production software systems using Java.
  • Experience working on large scale deployments and performance tuning
  • 8+ years of experience in development of Microservices, RESTful API, backend systems
  • 8+ years of experience in a Backend Engineer role working with databases, SQL / NoSQL
  • Experience in OO design and implementation, strong knowledge of web protocols, and experience in distributed systems architectures.
  • Experience developing cloud software services(GCP, AWS) and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Experience in logging/monitoring tools like Graphite, Kibanna, Grafana, Prometheus etc.
  • Experience with NodeJS & Python is a plus.
  • Experience using the following software/tools:
  • This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with teammates in a highly collaborative environment and simultaneously be a self-starter with strong individual contributions.

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Why you’ll love working here:

LivePerson was named to FastCompany’s World’s most innovative companies of 2020 list for the Artificial Intelligence category. We offer top tier tech & data science colleagues, along with opportunities to push your own limits. We embrace invention and experimentation. You’ll have great benefits, flexible time off.. Most importantly, you’ll have an ability to make an impact at work and at brands across the globe as we build the future with trusted Conversational AI together.

At LivePerson, people from diverse backgrounds come together to do their best work and be their authentic selves. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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What are LivePerson Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

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