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Software Engineer- BaaS

| Greater Denver Area

Our Purpose
Small business makes the world go around – it's the heart of the global economy. At Xero we want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice, and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable, and more enjoyable too.
How you'll make an impact
As a Software Engineer based in Denver working closely with a geographically diverse team, you will be integral to defining focus, strategy, and architecture that align and push the expectations of product owners and customers alike. Your solid foundation of development practices, high-level of technical capability across cloud platforms, and experience architecting green-field solutions will be essential in championing beautiful development solutions with industry standard architecture design. Your role is to challenge, inspire and influence the team's technical approach and capability to design, plan, deliver, and improve backup solutions in the cloud.
What you'll bring with you

  • Experienced object-oriented development background 5+ years desired
  • Experience building high-availability solutions
  • Experience in or knowledge of cloud-native development and agile development methodologies
  • Experience writing Rest APIs, microservices-based applications, and light-weight container deployment.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology and tooling, including continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical abilities

Ideal Additional Skills

  • A good knowledge of relational database systems and concepts (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Proven experience working with AWS services (CodeBuild, S3, EC2, ECS, Lambda, etc)
  • Good working knowledge of containerization (Docker) used with a container orchestration tool like Kubernetes or ECS.

What you'll do

  • Drive technical solutions that shape the team's product roadmap
  • Challenge, define and champion the cloud backups development approaches and practices
  • Build and support backup solutions that conform to industry and Xero standards
  • Foster effective relationships with teams across the Platform and Product groups to understand user needs and business objectives

What do we offer?
The opportunity to be part of a growing global success story; a fun, fast-paced work environment and a relaxed, supportive team. A competitive salary, shares in the company, generous PTO and flexible work arrangements, a great office environment including endless table tennis matches, impromptu happy hours, and a stunning location situated in Denver.
It's time to introduce yourself
Now that we've caught your attention, it's time to catch ours. Please apply if you:
Love doing #beautiful work – contribute to a beautiful experience for our customers.
Show your passion for the #human side of software development through cultivating a deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of small business owners.
Seek the #challenge of complex technical problems, crazy-smart collaborators and a fast-paced work environment.
#Champion creative development by bringing a unique point of view while inspiring impeccable work from others.
Take #ownership by driving meaningful change and delivering results with passion and purpose.
Xero is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Just a quick walk from Union Station, our US HQ is located in the heart of Denver's LoHi neighborhood surrounded by local shops and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Xero

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

Getting things done for our customers is always top of mind, but Xero understands that starts from taking great care of ourselves as well. Having the ability to work from home when needed, wellness days, and events like office walks and 10 minute massages show that life (and living it!) helps us contribute and innovate better at work.

Carissa

Product Owner

What projects are you most excited about?

Right now, I'm most excited to work on our Denver Roadshow. I've worked with our Colorado Account Manager to connect with Colorado's leading accounting and bookkeeping firms and drive attendance to this event right here in Denver. Our goal is to build up our network and educate the community on all Xero has to offer!

Sophia

Partner Development Representative

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you’re hungry to learn more, have a brilliant idea, or are passionate about a particular project, just dive in head first. Xero values people who are do-ers, who want to roll up their sleeves and #champion an initiative through from beginning to end.

Becky

Integration- GTM Lead

What is your vision for the company?

Xero is on a mission to support our communities by helping small businesses succeed. To do that well - we hire passionate people who engage directly with our customers every day. Leveraging innovative technology to simplify accounting isn't enough – we want to build beautiful experiences that solve the most pressing needs of our customers.

Keri

Chief Platform Business Officer

What are Xero Perks + Benefits

Xero Benefits Overview

Xero offers a variety of benefits aimed at helping our employees maintain their physical, financial and mental wellbeing, allowing them to bring their best selves to work each day

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xero allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical and dependent care expenses. $2,650 annual limit for healthcare FSA
Disability Insurance
Xero's long and short term disability plans provide income protection at 60% of annual base salary
Dental Benefits
Cigna dental PPO plan
Vision Benefits
VSP vision plan
Health Insurance Benefits
Xero offers a variety of health plans including Cigna HSA, Cigna PPO, and Kaiser HMO for Colorado and California employees
Life Insurance
Provided to Xero employees at no cost. Coverage for each employee of 2x annual base salary up to $500,000
Wellness Programs
Xero will fund up to $300 annually in employee health reimbursement account to be used toward a health improvement activity including gym membership, mental, physical or financial health
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Xero will match 100% on the first 3% contributions plus 50% match on next 2% of contributions
Company Equity
All Xero employees are granted Restricted Stock Units at a certain percentage of their base salary which vests over a 3 year period
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eight weeks paid leave for primary caregiver. Two weeks of paid leave for secondary caregiver
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Xero offers 21 days of paid time off, 5 wellness days, as well as 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also participate in a company wide shut down between Christmas and New Years Day
Paid Volunteer Time
Xero encourages employees to give back to our communities by providing 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per calendar year
Paid Sick Days
Each employee is granted 5 wellness days per year in addition to our generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
You'll typically catch our employees rocking jeans and a Xero t-shirt!
Commuter Benefits
Set aside pre and/or post tax dollars for commute related transit, parking and bike expenses
Company Outings
Annual holiday party, as well as a summer celebration!
Game Room
Video games and ping pong table in lounge
Stocked Kitchen
You find a variety of fruit, chips, nuts, snack bars, sodas and iced tea in the Xero kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast each Tuesday and lunch every Thursday from a variety of local vendors
Happy Hours
Happy hour starts every Friday at 4!
Fitness Subsidies
Our monthly health reimbursement plan can be used towards your fitness membership or a variety of other health related wellness programs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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