Senior Software Engineer - Remote

$102,000 - $173,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote (Montana, USA)
  • May 06, 2024
Full time Computer Science Senior Level Software Development

Job Description

Join Workiva as a Senior Software Engineer and explore a world of innovation where you'll leverage a diverse and cutting-edge tech stack. From Java, Kotlin, and Go on the backend to TypeScript, React and Dart on the frontend, our technology ecosystem is rich and varied. We prioritize candidates with experience in modern OOP languages and contemporary technologies, while also valuing adaptability and quick learning abilities, ensuring you can make a significant impact regardless of your technical background.

Note: We currently have multiple openings across various teams, each focusing on different aspects such as frontend, backend, or full-stack development. These opportunities provide a chance to align with your expertise and interests.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, develop, and implement high-quality software solutions that meet business and technical requirements

  • Collaborate with product owners, designers, and other stakeholders to understand and refine project requirements and ensure alignment with product vision and strategy

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code that follows industry best practices and coding standards

  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members to ensure code quality and consistency

  • Deliver and document team or group level technical solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations

  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans and automated tests (unit, integration, functional, etc.) with Workiva solutions in mind to ensure software quality and reliability

  • Debug and troubleshoot complex issues across multiple service and application contexts using tools and techniques appropriate for the problem

  • Collaborate with support teams in triaging and resolving production issues to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Participate in product discovery activities with customers and stakeholders to gain insights, validate hypotheses, and identify opportunities for innovation

  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to identify problems, suggest solutions, and drive continuous improvement

  • Mentor and coach other engineers both technically and culturally, providing guidance and support to help them grow and achieve their full potential

  • Communicate complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences, using clear and concise language

What You’ll Need

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience

  • Strong foundation in computer science, including expertise in data structures, algorithms, object-oriented software design, and working with cloud-based distributed systems

  • Demonstrated expertise in modern programming languages such as Dart, React, TypeScript, Go, Java, and/or Kotlin

  • Expertise in debugging complex systems or applications

  • Experience as a technical mentor preferred, with the ability to coach and mentor junior engineers

  • Experience working in an agile development environment preferred, with a focus on continuous improvement and delivery

  • Experience developing for service-oriented architecture is a plus

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, and adaptability skills, with a commitment to staying up-to-date with new technologies and best practices in software engineering

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Embrace your inner wanderlust – expect up to 15% travel

  • Stay virtually untethered with the power of reliable internet access, enabling you to work remotely from your chosen spot, whether that's your home office or a beachside café

How You’ll Be Rewarded

✅ Salary range in the US: $102,000.00 - $173,000.00

✅ A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

✅ Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

✅ 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email

Workiva employees are required to undergo comprehensive security and privacy training tailored to their roles, ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.

Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.