Sr. Software Engineer, Internal Tools - Slack


Anywhere Remote only

Full time

$156.8-215.6k (annually)

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Mar 5

Job Details

About the Team

Slack’s Developer Productivity team creates tools and manages processes that improve the lives of every developer working on our products. The work we do increases safety and the speed that value is delivered to our customers. Our tools are critical to each developer’s workflow and provide a consistent tool set and pipeline for reliable software delivery that we seek to continuously improve.

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

  • Designing, coding, and maintaining the automated release process, its tools, and infrastructure
  • Automating the collection and presentation of metrics for our delivery pipeline
  • Improving the visibility, performance, and reliability of the build and test processes
  • Consulting and collaborating with teams to improve process and artifact generation

What you should have

  • You are experienced with build and delivery systems and have a bias towards automating manual tasks
  • You are a competent developer with the ability to leverage APIs using a modern programming language like Python, Javascript, or shell scripting.
  • You are able to mentor and model practices for software continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • You are someone that people enjoy working with due to your positive attitude and technical competence
  • You are motivated by helping our organization measure and increase the velocity of delivering of high-quality software
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to program managers, customer support, and other engineers are no problem for you
  • You are a self-starter and problem solver encouraged by continuous improvement and learning.
  • Professional experience with AWS or equivalent cloud technology
  • Professional experience with containerization

Bonus Points if you have

  • Experience with Buildkite, Codebuild, or GitHub Actions
  • Experience working with other engineers to define service boundaries
  • Experience delivering to a complex containerized environment


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