Senior Software Engineer

ID
2020-12137
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Full-Time
Location : Location
US-ME-Portland

About Blackhawk Network:

At Blackhawk Network, we shape the future of global branded payments through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people. Our collaborative innovation and scalable, security-minded solutions help our partners to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. We believe our future holds great things for Blackhawk Network and its partners. We believe that together, we can shape the future. Our beliefs? Win as one team, be innovative, global excellence and be inspiring!

 

So, what are you waiting for? Shape your career and join our global network.

Overview:


CashStar (owned by Blackhawk Network) is changing the world of gifting by making it possible to send a personalized eGift Card from any device, anywhere, anytime, with the best experience possible. More than 400 brands partner with us including Starbucks, Nordstrom, Apple, Delta, Best Buy, and The Home Depot. That makes CashStar the preferred digital gifting and incentives partner for retailers nationwide

 

The professionals we hire thrive on an entrepreneurial spirit and an earnest desire to change the way the world works. Blackhawk Network employees are passionate about emerging tech, and we bring that passion to work every day. We embrace change, foster ambition and individual success, and recognize excellence. We believe in our products, and we love our culture.

 

Why work with us?
● We’re a fun‑loving, passionate, and highly collaborative team
● We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change
● We’re committed to achieving technical excellence in everything we do
● We value teamwork, learning from failure, and innovation
Why we’d want to work with you:
● You are passionate about creating world‑class software
● You have experience working as part of agile teams and are familiar with Scrum and Kanban
● You think positively, focus on solutions, and find opportunities instead of problems
● You have superb technical skills, but you’re always striving to improve
● You are willing to work quickly, get in the weeds, and not rest until the job is done

Responsibilities:


● Perform all phases of software engineering including design, development, testing, and deployment in an Agile software development environment
● Design and develop new features using various languages, we primarily use Python and Javascript
● Collaborate with other teams and conduct new technology research for product development and recommend product enhancements
● Actively participate in code reviews, analyze results and choose the best solution
● Manage deadlines and prioritize tasks
● Continuously focus on improving the software quality and performance
● Participate in Information Security analysis and remediation
● Troubleshoot customer issues and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, Master’s preferred
● 4+ years professional hands‑on experience with object oriented and functional software engineering using Python, PHP, or Java
● Experience working in a cloud environment, preferably Amazon Web Services
● Significant experience designing and building REST services and a familiarity with Microservice architectures
● Comfortable with relational database design and SQL  

● working with web user interface technologies

● Deep understanding of Scrum framework 

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills

● Ability and drive to learn new coding languages and develop creatively

 

Our technology stack:
Programming Languages: Python, Javascript and a little Java
Web Frameworks: Django, NodeJS, uWSGI, NGINX
Front‑end Libraries: React with Redux, BackboneJS, HTML, CSS
Software Applications and IDE: Atlassian JIRA, BitBucket, GitHub, IntelliJ/PyCharm, RabbitMQ, Jenkins
Analytics and Monitoring Tools: Splunk, Sentry, Grafana, New Relic
Database: MySQL, Redis
OS: OSX local, Ubuntu server side
Cloud: AWS

 

Compensation: Blackhawk offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Both the job title and compensation package are commensurate with experience.

 

 

Blackhawk Network  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  Blackhawk Network believes that diversity leads to strength. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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