Senior Software Engineer at Workiva

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At Workiva we create best-in-class, next-generation collaborative solutions for enterprise productivity. We pride ourselves on bringing the consumer level user experience to business users. We love our customers, and they love us back. We hire smart, talented people with a wide range of skills who are hungry to tackle some of today's most challenging problems. Workiva's core product, Wdesk, is being used by thousands of companies globally, including 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. We boast a 96% customer satisfaction rating.

We are a full-stack team with deep expertise in web, mobile, and cloud-based distributed systems. Our technology stack primarily consists of Python, Java, and Go on the backend and Javascript, HTML, Dart, and CSS on the front-end. We encourage all our engineers to explore new skills, experiences, and tools and provide opportunities to apply these things in our overall strategy.

We believe great systems are the result of elegant design, simple solutions, and superb collaboration with some of the best teams in the industry. We believe in small, empowered teams. We promote openness through open source contributions (github.com/workiva). We are committed to consistently pushing boundaries to create powerful, innovative solutions to real-world problems

As a Senior Software Engineer you can enjoy the perks of a fast-paced, high tech organization in Bozeman, MT. Our agile environment allows for a flexible environment with integrated work life. Engineers love solving complex problems with autonomy and authority and are encouraged to stay on top of new technologies. Innovation is the key to our success; we do not get stuck in a rut! Being a customer driven environment, we have seamless daily and weekly releases. You can see your code in production in short order.

What You'll Do:

  • Write cutting edge code
  • Work on any part of the stack - from very rich, highly complex HTML5 applications to highly scalable distributed systems
  • Deploy quickly to production
  • Work on an agile development team
  • Work with other engineers, designers, and test engineers to bring prototypes to life
  • Mentor, coach, and help develop junior engineers

What You'll Need:

  • BS CS/EE/CE, or equivalent job experience
  • A passion for coding and building complex web applications
  • A passion and excitement for mentoring and developing junior engineers
  • Proficient in numerous front end and back end languages; expertise as a full stack engineer
  • Fluent with the latest web technologies (Javascript/React/HTML5/Java)
  • Experience with AWS or Google AppEngine technologies
  • Experience with XML, JSON, or other serialization formats
  • Experience with OO design patterns
  • Excellent problem solving skills, great attention to details
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and understand a wide variety of technical challenges to be solved
  • Ability to scale solutions

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in Dart, Go, or Python
  • Familiarity writing code that works across all popular platforms and browsers
  • Experience with Docker or other container systems
  • Experience integrating with Lucene or other search engines
  • Experience working with financial data or XBRL
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Google AppEngineLanguages
    • Open SourceLanguages
    • Dart Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Graph DatabaseDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement
    • DrupalCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family.

Molly Nitka

Corporate Programs Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray Sandridge

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

One of my favorite aspects of Workiva is how all of us collaborate. With collaboration comes new relationships and opportunities to learn about other departments and roles. I've always felt encouraged to pursue opportunities, collaborate with others and find what makes me the most satisfied in my career.

Maddelyn Stephens

Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission at Workiva—to build trust in the global economy—is supported by our company values: customer success, innovation, trust, integrity, inclusion, collaboration, and accountability. We are successful because we put our employees first, listen to their voices, and respond to their needs.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I value that our culture is built around outcomes over output. We have the autonomy to get our work done on our own time. We're encouraged to take time to fully recharge and be our best selves.

Ryan Gilsdorf

Senior User Experience Designer

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have seven employee resource groups that are formed around a shared interest or common goal. These groups are designed to support their members and cultivate a more diverse & inclusive workspace.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Workiva offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

When you join Workiva, you get a world-class benefits package for you and your family. On day one, every full-time employee starts with stock options, vacation, and the opportunity to enroll in our discounted stock purchase plan. We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision care plans; life and disability insurance; and 12 weeks of paid parental leave. With a casual dress code, support for health and wellness, and flexible work hours, we’ve got you covered for whatever life brings.

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