Sr. Software Engineer, Tools and Delivery (remote)


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Remote

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Nov 15

Job Details

About the Team

Quip(Slack)’s Developer Productivity team creates tools and manages processes that improve the lives of every developer working on our product. The work we do increases safety and the speed that value is able to be delivered to our customers. Our tools are critical to each developer’s workflow and provide a consistent toolset and pipeline for reliable software delivery that we seek to continuously improve. We enjoy our work and being able to see its positive impact on the organization.

Quip(Slack) has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking, and above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

What you will be doing

  • Writing tools that will improve the lives of everyone on the development team by reducing overhead and increasing team speed and safety
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining automated release process tools and infrastructure
  • Applying your experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and containerization to simplify processes for other developers and automated testing
  • Negotiating with stakeholders to align tools and processes across multiple teams and organizations to reach the best outcomes
  • Improving the visibility, performance, and reliability of the build and test processes

What you should have

  • Experience with AWS or equivalent cloud technology
  • Experience with containerization and ability to write complex software tooling.
  • Experience and ability to leverage APIs from various systems using a modern programming language like Python, Javascript, or shell scripting
  • Motivated by helping our engineers and organization deliver high-quality software
  • Strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to program managers, customer support, and other engineers are no problem for you
  • Self-starter and problem solver encouraged by continuous improvement and learning
  • A related technical degree required

Bonus Points

  • A bias towards automation that compliments your disdain for toil
  • Experience with serverless (AWS Lambdas, Cloud Functions, Azure Functions, etc)
  • Ability to mentor and model practices for software continuous integration and continuous delivery and solid experience with build and delivery systems.
  • Experience with desktop and mobile app release automation
  • Experience automating metrics and data collection to provide useful dashboards


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