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Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Peaksware Labs

| Greater Denver Area

Peaksware Labs is looking for creators that have a flair for experimenting. Our mission is to ‘Enable skill development through deliberate practice’ and we help connect doers to the enablers. The Labs team is here to explore new domains, generate and incubate ideas and support Peaksware as a whole. Join us as a Backend Senior Software Engineer at our new “Labs” space at Industry in Denver’s trendy RiNo location!

Why join our team?

  1. Developing - You will develop web backend infrastructure and APIs with best coding practices.
  2. Learning - You will always be learning something new and you will have lots of fun doing it. You will experiment with different tools and technologies.
  3. Teaching - You will be teaching what you learn to the broader Peaksware team, whether it is technology, architecture principles, or productivity hacks.
  4. Influencing architecture - You will have a greater say in how the system is architected.
  5. Fail fast philosophy - You are free to pursue any ideas aligned with the vision of the team and company. And if you fail, it is okay as long as we learn from it.
  6. Solving a variety of problems - You will work on solving various problems on both the business and technical fronts, from implementing a web server to creating a technology framework.
  7. Community - You will have opportunities to contribute within the general developer community by participating in open source development, conferences and hackathons.

You will be successful in this position, if: 

  • You have 5 - 7 years of experience in programming, preferably in backend technologies
  • You have bachelor’s degree in CS or STEM degree OR comparable work experience AND coursework/education
  • You know how to design and build APIs. You have worked on creating and deploying scalable web services
  • You have written and deployed Python code to production
  • You are good with general backend infrastructure including RDBMS, SQL and AWS tools.
  • You have a passion for writing clean code with tests and understand CI/CD principles
  • You are not afraid to make technology decisions and have experience pragmatically choosing the right tool for the job
  • You like to actively participate and work with a small, highly motivated and high-speed team; you possess excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • You are curious! You are willing and eager to learn new technologies and question the status quo

​Note: A code test in Python will be a part of the interview process

If this job description excites you, we're looking forward to connecting!

Benefits and Perks:

  • 100% company paid medical plan for employees with buy-up options as well as dental and vision insurance for employees (dependent coverage available)
  • 401(k) 5% match
  • $1,200/year fitness reimbursement to purchase any items related to healthy living
  • 3 weeks of PTO for all new hires; increase in PTO at various years of service
  • 4 week paid sabbatical for all employees after 7 years of employment
  • Dog friendly office
  • Corporate discounts on gym memberships and top-brand gear
  • Denver RiNo location at Industry workspace with stocked kitchen, good coffee, access to nearby restaurants and regular in office happy hours
  • Flexible work schedule in a culture of trust
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • AWSDatabases

Location

Our north Boulder location offers sweeping mountain views and nearby trails for lunchtime rides and runs.

What are Peaksware Perks + Benefits

Peaksware Benefits Overview

Peaksware is proud to offer a well-rounded, comprehensive benefits package with fun perks to boot like fitness reimbursements, onsite gym, healthy subsidized lunches, frequent community get-togethers, and more!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
To help employees cover any deductibles, copays & out of pocket medical, dental, or vision expenses, employees are able to set aside pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
Peaksware employees are able to purchase extra coverage if elected, but we offer significant base coverage as a foundation.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Peaksware offers Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, in addition to buy-up options.
Onsite Gym
Our "Pain Cave" fitness space is available to all employees, along with towel service and yoga twice a week. We've also got bike storage throughout the building for our many bike commuters.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Any employees over 21 can participate and start saving shortly after their start date.
401(K) Matching
Peaksware currently matches the first 5% of employee contributions to the plan. Both Traditional and Roth 401(k) options are available with a variety of investment options.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Most employees, particularly in the engineering department, work remotely at least once a week or more, pending manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Peaksware provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Peaksware employees are offered three weeks PTO annually, until their 4th year where it increases from there.
Paid Volunteer Time
Peaksware participates in Adopt-A-Road, and annually we contribute to the Boulder community by cleaning up as a team. There are a number of other volunteer opportunities that team members lead too!
Sabbatical
Full-time employees who have been with us for seven years are able to take a four-week paid sabbatical in addition to PTO.
Paid Holidays
Full-time employees receive paid holiday leave for any company-observed holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer on tap? We've got that covered, along with the vino; of course, we also have sparkling water for those who want to mingle sans alcohol!
Casual Dress
Casual dress is a huge perk in our offices, particularly with employees who are also endurance athletes and prefer athletic gear any day of the week.
Commuter Benefits
We offer employees financial reimbursement anytime they don't drive a single occupancy vehicle to work.
Company Outings
We host annual outings, including our holiday parties, summer family picnics, and onsite field day. What can we say...we have a lot of fun together, both in and out of the office!
Stocked Kitchen
Bevi sparkling water, abundant coffee, tea, fruit, and healthy snacks can always be found in any of our kitchen areas.
Some Meals Provided
Frequently Lunch & Learns and meetings are catered, but we also offer a healthy subsidized lunch catered by Sifted, once a week in our Boulder office.
Happy Hours
Teams frequent nearby spots for happy hours, but we also host them ourselves every Friday when other teams aren't already hosting happy hours in the entryway.
Parking
Pet Friendly
Dogs abound - we welcome dogs about the office, and can't get enough of our furry friends (particularly for the Halloween costume contest!).
Recreational Clubs
Peaksware employees love playing rec league softball together, and many of our employees compete in races, annually representing Peaksware - in our very own TrainingPeaks jerseys!
Relocation Assistance
Dependent upon the role and level, we offer varying amounts of financial assistance to new hires relocating to the area to cover moving and travel expenses, along with sharing local housing referrals.
Fitness Subsidies
$1,200/year fitness reimbursement to purchase any items related to healthy living - whether it's your annual ski pass out here in Colorado, or your kid's soccer gear for rec league.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer Lynda.com subscriptions to all full-time employees, and each department has their own educational budget toward training, coaching, conference attendance, and other educational opportunities.
Diversity Program
We are currently building out diversity & inclusion program across the company, though these focus areas are regularly a part of our leadership, management, and hiring dialogues.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Not only do you contribute daily to making incredible products for end-users, but you can use them for free yourself--employees have access to free accounts for all of our brands. Our music studio, "The Woodshed" is a pretty sweet perk too - take lessons, give lessons, or have a jam sesh onsite around your schedule! Our corporate discount offering and connections to top-brand gear and other local memberships is extensive and pretty rad too! Basically, we take care of our employees, and want to value them with our offering of benefits and perks as much as possible!

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