Staff Software Engineer - UB Account Management

Dublin, Ireland

The opportunity

As a Staff Engineer on the Account Management team you will act as a technical lead to design, implement and maintain scalable solutions in areas such as user and group management, access management including SSO/SCIM and log-in/sign-up flows. These features are core to our enterprise offering and we aim to reach Enterprise Grade level of quality: a frictionless, secure and robust account management experience.

How we work

Our teams have a high degree of autonomy to define their mission, vision and strategy. They select and prioritise projects to work on in order to deliver business results to our customers.

Our team members come from various backgrounds and we strongly believe that diversity, open-mindedness, and good communication yield the best results. We work collaboratively and cross-functionally, taking ownership of doing the right things and getting them done. We are looking for someone to join the team who has demonstrable experience in areas listed below and a desire to learn and master anything else that comes their way. After all, we are a learning company!

Where we work

We let teams agree no how they can be most effective in a remote-first world. We have adopted a hybrid model in which individuals can work remotely or in the office, or any combination of the two.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a technical lead for various projects as needed
  • Design, specify and implement new features and services
  • Participate in code reviews making sure that our code is well designed, tested, robust, secure, performant and readable
  • Own the quality and health of your team's codebase
  • Own the architectural vision for our owned areas
  • Initiate, lead and execute improvements to our code and architecture 
  • Support your team to deliver extraordinary output
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies that improve performance and robustness of our system architecture
  • Devise solutions to performance and scalability challenges as our customer data set continues to grow
  • Mentor junior and senior engineers
  • Nurture relationships with other engineering teams and other functions within Udemy
  • Work closely with product, design and other team partners to ensure our implementations meet business outcomes

Core competencies that will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and expert level software development in at least one programming language (ideally Python/Kotlin)
  • Experience with web application development frameworks such as Spring Boot and Django
  • Experience with designing scalable systems with microservices and event-driven architecture (preferably Kafka)
  • Experience designing scalable, secure and performant APIs (REST/GraphQL/gRPC)
  • Experience with web application development in technologies such as HTTP, HTML/CSS and JavaScript/TypeScript/React
  • Focus on quality and developer-led testing methods (unit, integration and e2e)
  • Experience working with databases, both relational and noSQL
  • Understanding of best practices of application security (at least OWASP Top 10)
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment that involves product, design and other stakeholders
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues and perform root cause analysis

Nice to have

  • Experience migrating monolithic to microservices architecture
  • Previous experience with SAML/SCIM and modern auth standards such as OAuth/OIDC
  • Expertise in front-end development technologies and frameworks
  • Experience with B2B SaaS applications
We understand that not everyone will match the above qualifications 100%. If your background isn’t perfectly aligned but you feel you would be a great addition to the team, we’d love to hear from you.

About Udemy 

At Udemy, we’re all about improving lives through the power of learning. We are a leading global learning company and one of the world’s largest education platforms with more than 54 million learners. Our goal is to provide flexible, effective skill development to empower organizations and individuals. Talented people are everywhere, but opportunities can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re focused on revolutionizing learning, using our skills and expertise to help others develop theirs and reach their full potential. Individually, we bring our unique perspective to reimagine the way we share knowledge. Together, we can improve lives by empowering our learners, our instructors, and businesses around the world.

We are proud to be recognized for our world-class employee experience. Learn more about our Great Place to Work certification here and find out what it's like to work at Udemy on our blog.

Udemy is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices in the US, Turkey, Ireland, Australia, India, and Brazil. Learn more on our company page.

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At Udemy, we value diversity and inclusion and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.



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