Staff Engineer, Backend Services at RingCentral

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Want to change the way work…works? This is your moment.

RingCentral Glip integrates messaging with video to make conversation, collaboration and connection more meaningful than ever, no matter where or how people want to work.

We’re as proud of our working environment as we are of our market success. You’ll find all the training, opportunity and resources you could ever want here - with all the work/life benefits you expect, and none of the micromanagement. RingCentral regularly brings home Best Place To Work awards from locations all over the world, and outstanding company ratings on Glassdoor and Comparably!

The RingCentral Video Engineering (RCV) team is based at our headquarters in Belmont, CA. We are at the forefront of the company’s next-gen and highest priority product advancements. We work closely with local Product and other Engineering teams and remote development centers in Odessa, Ukraine, St. Petersburg (SPB), Russia, and Xiamen, China.

The person in this highly strategic role will spearhead critical engineering initiatives focused on increasing RingCentral’s leadership footprint in the UCaaS domain. S/he should have a demonstrable track record of working in fast-paced engineering teams that have delivered services at scale.

Responsibilities:

  • Build a scalable backend services architecture for the webinar product.
  • Work closely with technical leadership working on services in Belmont and SPB.
  • Implement scalable distributed backend software that serves core business logic, authentication, and database design for webinars.
  • Design and implement secure APIs to enable other products to integrate these developed technologies in the team
  • Champion the continuous investigation of new technologies, and participate in a culture of innovation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years experience in developing highly scalable, low latency, fault tolerant distributed systems.
  • Expertise in at least one public cloud architecture such as AWS.
  • Implementation experience with Websockets, Pub-Sub, Rest APIs, Portals, Presence & Notifications, Service Discovery, and Containerization is needed.
  • Technical expertise in one of the Java, Scala or Node.JS is required.
  • Exposure to Spring framework, Elastic Bean Stalk (EBS), API Gateways, Kinesis, Lambdas, Amazon SNS/SQS, and PubNub.
  • Well-versed in relational and NoSQL databases, data lakes and ETL workflows, and real-time dashboards with Kibana/Grafana.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins, or Travis; Service deployment and orchestration tools such as Elastic Beanstalk or ECS.
  • Solid understanding of web application security using SSL certs, OAuth/JWT based authentication.
  • Driven with the ability to excel in a team-oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced environment
  • Passion for creating best in class products

What we offer: 

RingCentral offers all the work/life benefits you could ever want, (and none of the micromanagement.) 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, life and pet insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401K match and ESPP
  • Wellness programs including virtual yoga, bootcamp, meditation classes and more
  • Paid parental leave
  • Milk Stork parental account
  • New parent gift box

Say hello to the future of work. And the end of the resume black hole. 

We didn’t create Glip specifically for hiring, but we might as well have. No more wondering if your resume was jettisoned into the vast emptiness of space. Sign up for Glip (it’s free, no downloads,) and discover how smooth, informative and great the hiring process can be. So start meeting on www.Glip.com — and we look forward to connecting soon.

About RingCentral

RingCentral is the worldwide leader in cloud-based communications. Our software communications platform delivers phone, group chat, mobile communications, video calls, videoconference, contact center and AI-driven digital engagement. It’s a powerful, global presence that allows businesses to communicate anywhere, anytime with anyone. 

RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California and has offices around the world. 

RingCentral is an equal opportunity employer that truly values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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An Insider's view of RingCentral

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our product makes collaboration at the core of our company. I like to leverage face-to-face communication and connect directly with other teams to discuss ways that we could be more effective in our hiring strategies. We are the type of company where people actually want to have direct connections because it preserves our values and our culture.

Anthony Smith

Team Lead, GSS Recruiting

How does the company support your career growth?

RingCentral is where I feel my career really took off. The career growth here is personalized, thoughtful, and supported by mentors and management. I love the work that I do and feel like my personality bleeds through into everything I touch. I have never felt so connected to an organization and I know there is only more good things ahead!

Melissa Regan

Manager, Global Onboarding & Enablement

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Being accessible is critical to RingCentral’s culture and success. I ensure I keep my door open and sit on the floor with the team. To me, nothing should prohibit you from being available to your team and others. I am glad to work at a company that gives me the tools and technology to connect - even when I am 300 miles away!

Ayub Mohammed

AVP, Small Business Sales

What are RingCentral Perks + Benefits

RingCentral Benefits Overview

RingCentral fosters career development and provides leadership training, education, workshops, and coaching for all employees. RingCentral promotes a healthy work-life balance by providing catered breakfast and lunch daily, as well as a kitchen stocked with a variety of complimentary beverages and delicious snacks.

At RingCentral, we offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plans and many more perks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Through our CSR program, RCause, we take pride in our commitment to inclusivity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. We offer employee matching and Volunteer Time Off.
Partners with Nonprofits
At RingCentral, we partner with nonprofits that drive impact towards environmental sustainability, social impact and responsible governance.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Our dedicated Learning & Development initiatives include Unconscious Bias AND Diversity & Inclusion training which are core to our mission in fostering, educating, and building our inclusive workforce
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
From Black Lives Matter, Women leaders, Pride, Hispanic heritage, Mothers and more, these employee-led ERG’s are a special part of our culture that we take pride in supporting and growing.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Our active hiring practices don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital or veteran status.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
RingCentral employees can contribute up to $5000 annually for Dependent Care FSA and up to $2750 for Health Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Our pet insurance policy can cover up to 50% of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness Programs
Our wellness programs include fitness and yoga classes, meditation and nutrition sessions and more, to keep all our employees feeling their best!
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Besides RingCentral's onsite gym, we do many fitness classes that promote working together and having fun!
Mental Health Benefits
Mental health is very important to us, that’s why we have partnered with Headspace, offer counseling options, and conduct frequent virtual yoga and meditation sessions, to support our employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
RingCentral makes a matching contribution of 50% of your first 6% deferred.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer employee matching for charitable donations and through our Dollars for Doers program, RCause will donate $10/hr on behalf of any employee volunteering at the nonprofit of their choice.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Supporting our working mothers, we’ve partnered with Milk Stork to deliver milk to their babies when traveling. We also send out gift boxes to all our new mothers and fathers!
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
RingCentral sponsors family oriented events ___.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
RingCentral offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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