Software Development Engineer II (Remote) at LivePerson (Seattle, WA)

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LivePerson is a transformational force in how brands and consumers communicate. With over 18,000 brands, including Citi, 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

As part of the Product Experience and Strategy group, the Partners initiative is a set of new products and services with the aim to provide a comprehensive experience for our marketplace resellers, distribution channels, and professional services partners that encompasses the entire lifecycle from user and account management, campaign management and operations, to analytics and reporting.  We aim to create a view of our platform across the breadth of our services that is tailored to their needs and to provide the tools necessary to accomplish their goals in a performant and scalable fashion.

We are looking for engineers who will bring their experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to contribute to this project.  If you are excited about working on a fast moving team that will operate with the agility of a startup and with the resources of an established company, and if you are excited about creating products that will have a high visibility and impact across the company and to our customers, then we want to talk to you!

In this role you will:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of significant portions of the product development. 
  • Help set the features, architecture, and best practices of the team, and have significant influence on our overall strategy.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams across the organization.
  • Create a reliable, scalable, and high performance service requiring exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems.
  • Create complex solutions with an unrelenting focus on the customer experience.

Your qualifications are: 

  • A proven record for setting a high bar throughout the software development and deployment lifecycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. 
  • A history of commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills. 
  • Experience with the delivery of large-scale, high-quality distributed systems.
  • Experience developing high quality technology products in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with development and operations in cloud platforms preferred.
  • A solid foundation in object oriented design patterns  and a solid understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience working on large scale deployments and performance tuning.
  • Experience with security and user management preferred.
  • 5+ years  experience building successful production software systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

Your experience includes:

  • Familiarity with a modern front-end framework such as Vue or React.
  • Familiarity with Javascript and Node.js or another dynamic language.
  • A solid foundation in a modern object oriented programming language.
  • A solid understanding of the HTTP lifecycle and REST principles.
  • Familiarity with  SQL and NOSQL databases, including design and performance testing.
  • Experience with modern development tools, testing frameworks, and CI/CD pipelines.

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, plus snacks and drinks to keep your mind fresh and stomach full. 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

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
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) 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
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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