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Senior Software Engineer II

Relay Network

Relay Network

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Relay, one of the fastest growing and most highly decorated technology companies in the Philadelphia region, is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join its fast-paced team. Our vision is to fundamentally change the way that businesses and their customers communicate. Our mission is to give businesses the power to create the easiest, most convenient customer interactions. And our success is marked by the millions of people who use the Relay communications platform every day to connect and communicate with the most important businesses in their lives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively work with Client Support to identify opportunities to accelerate the identification and resolution of technical client issues
  • Provide technical support coverage for client-impacting issues with a goal of resolving escalations requiring technical engagement
  • Identify product defects and/or gaps in product design impacting customer experience and drive refactoring/uplift in areas of architectural and functional fragility
  • Partner with Product as a catalyst for addressing areas of high-volume issues, tools for improved data capture and analysis, and technical considerations to alleviate client pain points
  • Provide expert guidance on patterns of issues and provide system improvements
  • Improve support quality by redesigning processes, monitoring escalations/results, and communicating out to senior leaders
  • Work with technical peers and SMEs to create, update, and maintain troubleshooting documents and scripts for use by clients (self-service) and internal Client Support
  • Champion Engineering improvements around design for supportability and maintainability
  • Remove technical impediments to client “time to adopt” and “time to launch” for Relay’s product
  • Own and create service related documentation

Indicators of Success

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious individual who embraces the start-up mentality and the “agile” work environment of a growth-oriented business. Ultimate success will be measured by delivering on commitments, exceeding goals, and achieving both with integrity and respect for co-workers. In addition, the ideal candidate:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Is energized by delivering “quick wins” that have immediate tangible impact for clients
  • Is effective working with remote/virtual teams

Relevant Experience

  • Full-stack software engineer with 7+ years’ experience in a development role with an emphasis on technical support and delivering high-impact solutions that drive client satisfaction
  • Proven experience working with large scale applications in a SaaS environment
  • In-depth knowledge and proficiency with various programing languages and databases
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting services and APIs
  • Proven track record of rapidly coming up to speed on product architectures and technology stacks
  • Strong commitment to continuous learning
  • Has demonstrated competency working independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Extensive experience in software development, working with modern technology stacks (Typescript, JavaScript, Python, AWS, Apache Kafka, etc.)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and software debugging skills
  • Strong communication and documentation skills