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Staff Software Engineer - (Buenos Aires, Argentina)



Software Engineering
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024
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OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series D, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, Cox, and Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).
OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud software for local governments and state agencies. We have surpassed 1,800+ governments (and growing fast!) using our products in our mission to power more effective and accountable government.
OpenGov is a 2023 Top Workplaces USA award winner and a Forbes 2022 America's Best Startup Employer!
Job Summary:
OpenGov seeks an experienced Staff Software Engineer to be a crucial member of its Shared Components team. This individual will join a fast growing, agile team responsible for developing new features and improvements that are used throughout our cloud-native platform and are the key to giving our users a unified experience.
Requirements and Preferred Experience:
Provide leadership at the tactical level and input into strategy and solve significant/unique problems where analysis requires an evaluation of intangibles.
Architect, design, and develop robust APIs and microservices using TypeScript and a modern React UI to serve over 100k daily users across hundreds of customer communities.
Own the end-to-end product lifecycle including collaboration with Product, Design, and Customer Success stakeholders
Deliver iterative improvements including performance to realize the product vision and roadmap plans.
Using an API-first approach, develop REST and GraphQL microservices that communicate with the OpenGov event-driven platform
Participate in the CI/CD and DevOps automation initiatives to build, test, deploy, and operate on industry-leading platforms & tools including AWS Cloud, Kubernetes, Docker, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Sonar, Argo CD, Grafana, etc.
Act as a key contributor to continuously improve the way the team collaborates and delivers while elevating the quality and business value of the product as well as the technical innovation and excellence standards of the team.
10+ years of professional experience and track record of developing high-quality scalable code using modern computing languages in a self-organized agile environment (Required).
5+ years delivering software using an agile methodology.
5+ years of professional experience with modern Javascript frameworks, e.g. React, Vite, (Required)
5+ years of experience building heavily utilized at-scale consumer-facing enterprise SaaS software required using technologies such as Java, GraphQL, and relational databases.
Success building APIs, architected database models including SQL and NoSQL, and event-driven patterns (Required).
What makes OpenGov unique
» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!
» Funding: Over $250 million, late stage venture backed company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, Cox Enterprises, and Emerson Collective.
» Board of Directors: Includes iconic executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO), Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world), Katherine August-deWilde (Vice Chair of First Republic Bank), and Amy Pressman (co-founder, former president, and a current board member of Medallia).
» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,800+ governments (and counting) using our products. Click here to read more.
» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (seven consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.
» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.
Come join us and make a positive social impact!
OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.