Sr Software Engineer (DSAD) in Remote US at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 7/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Remote US
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    7 - 10 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Note: CareerBuilder U.S. office locations will reopen on a voluntary basis in February 2022 and employees within a commutable distance will have the option to utilize the offices if fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  

U.S. Office Locations: Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Irvine, CA 

Summary of the Job:

CareerBuilder connects people with the right jobs at leading companies through the most innovative recruitment technology platform in the industry. We help millions of job seekers per month improve their lives by finding the right job and gaining the career insights needed to take the next step in their careers. 


CareerBuilder is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for The Data Science Application Development (DSAD) team. The team develops, operates, and maintains a suite of document classification and data intelligence web services that power data-driven applications for both job seekers and job posters across CareerBuilder. Within CareerBuilder's SOA ecosystem, DSAD functions as a service provider to customer-facing product teams and back-end data processing teams. The team collaborates closely with the Data Science R&D team to transform their research into consumable APIs. From geocoding and job title classification to resume parsing, skills extraction, and more, the data enrichment services we provide are core to nearly every major CareerBuilder product and represent a key market differentiator for the business. 


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build new features, evolve existing ones, and refactor to maintain clarity and tidiness in an ever-changing code base
  • Tuning auto-scaling policies or querying historical error data to track down errors.
  • Strong emphasis on speed and reliability of our services. Many of our services average a 20ms response time or less and we're working toward achieving 99.9% success rates across our platform.
  • Run our APIs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and leverage tools such as New Relic, Jenkins, and Terraform for application monitoring and multi-region automated deployments.
  • Scale to meet the demand of a 1,000,000+ requests/minute distributed platform with zero negative customer impact.
  • Follow Agile development methodology
  • Mentor junior and senior members of the team
  • Constantly learn and stay current with industry trends/patterns.

Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity with RESTful API design.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Azure.
  • Experience working with Docker or other containerization technologies.
  • Experience working with serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
  • A passion for learning new skills and technologies.
  • A team player with strong empathy for our internal and external customers.
  • Relentless focus on delivering the best end user customer experience via effective customer communication and by minimizing on-call events.
  • Interested in CareerBuilder’s mission products and the Data Science space.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn



Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibiltiies



Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field.


Minimum Years of Experience:

7 years of experience

  • 2+ years of experience in professional software development, preferably building highly available and highly scalable web services and customer-facing APIs. 
  • 2+ years of experience developing in Java, Python, or a similar general-purpose language. 


Physical Demands (US only):

  • Frequent phone and computer use
  • Creating written communications
  • Able to sit/stand at a desk
  • Able to bend, sit, stand, lift boxes or equipment (between 0-15 lbs)
  • Able to travel occasionally both domestically and internationally


Benefits and Perks

Connecting people with meaningful work is one of the most important things anyone can do – which means we need to support the employees who make that possible. CareerBuilder’s team enjoys a host of perks and benefits, including: 

Health and Wellness: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision, Life & Disability Programs 
  • Option to enroll in supplemental Life, AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, Home & Auto, Transit, Identity Theft Protection, Legal Programs, and Pet Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program with free counseling sessions  
  • Wellness/Tobacco Free credits towards medical premiums 
  • On-site meditation rooms 
  • Free upgrades to premium versions of many Mental Health applications 

Family Support and Care: 

  • Parental support including paid maternity and parental leave 
  • Milk Stork 
  • Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account 
  • Healthy Pregnancy Program and Fertility Support Services 

Flexibility and Time Off 

  • Paid time off, including time off to volunteer, holidays, floating holiday, bereavement, jury duty, parental leave 
  • Remote work opportunities available for most roles 

Personal and Career Development: 

  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA 

Financial Wellbeing: 

  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, annual employer match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions.  
  • Financial educational webinars and individual retirement planning advising available. 


  • Employee resource groups 
  • Time off to volunteer 

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 002696


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