Software Development Engineer III (Back-End) @ Subsplash


Software Development Engineer III (Back-End)


2020-03-19 02:24


About Subsplash

Based in Seattle, Subsplash is an exciting award-winning team of 150+ mission-driven people who are committed to our core values of humility, innovation, and excellence. Founded in 2005, we pioneered the market with the first ever church mobile app. Since then, we’ve been working together to build The Ultimate Engagement Platform™ for churches, Christian ministries, non-profits, and businesses around the world. We find excitement in serving our 12,000+ clients, creating impactful products, and delighting the 40 million real people who use our platform every day. Subsplash has won awards for best mobile experience, been voted top 100 Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal, created some of the most downloaded apps of all time, and built enterprise software for world-class brands like XBOX, Microsoft, Samsung, Expedia, and Cisco; yet, at the end of the day, we love making a lasting impact and a difference in our world.

Working at Subsplash is more than just a job; we are a team of people who are courageous, inventive, and passionate about doing meaningful work every day. Don’t take our word for it—head to Glassdoor and see for yourself!

About the Team

The Subsplash Engineering Team is responsible for all products that the company develops including the App Platform and Merchant Services. We are a team of designers, developers, and coordinators, creating polished experiences for our clients and end users. The Product Team is responsible for the entire user experience including: End-User Mobile Apps, the Subsplash Dashboard (our Content Management System), Subsplash Giving (Our Donation and Merchant Services Platform), the Web App, backend data feeds, analytics, and more. The Product Team supports our Clients by helping them maximize their revenue to fuel their mission and expand their reach.

About the Role

As a Software Development Engineer III, you will report to the Software Development Manager (Backend). This is a senior level role within our team, and with that comes a high degree of influence. You will work closely with Designers, Project Managers and other Engineers to build systems that people want to use. You recognize the importance of stability and uptime for web services and financial software systems. You are cautious and contemplative with architectural decisions, working alongside others to deliver secure, stable, and elegant solutions. You enjoy reviewing other team member’s work, and receiving constructive feedback as well. You treat security concerns as first class citizens, and will help coach others to understand industry best practices. Required Skills

  • 7+ years of full time programming experience in a group/team environment
  • Experience and proficiency making architectural decisions both in expanding existing projects and planning/implementing new systems
  • Significant experience with server-side web technologies (Examples: Unix/Linux, Golang, PHP, MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Networking and Network Security proficiency
  • Experience protecting against security risks such as XSS, SQL Injection, appropriate use of SSL, session hijacking etc.
  • Experience, knowledge, and mindfulness of security best practices with server-side and client-side (e.g. Javascript) languages
  • Embraces Agile principles and Scrum
  • Able to navigate ambiguous requirements while prioritizing multiple projects, tasks, and bug fixes
  • Ability to mentor others, communicate complex technical requirements with clarity, and the ability to influence others' technical design decisions
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Golang, Microservice architecture, NGINX, Redis, and PHP
  • Extensive knowledge of jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JSON, and cross-browser compatibility
  • Solid understanding of OAuth2
  • Hands-on experience with AWS or similar hosting providers
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, LEAN, and SOLID
  • Knowledge of data security best practices related to PCI/DSS/CISP/HIPAA
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration (Docker/Kubernetes, etc...)

You are…

  • Passionate: You demonstrate our core values of Humility, Innovation, and Excellence
  • Trustworthy: You understand the importance of confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Efficient: You naturally have the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
  • A Communicator: You have a knack for clear and concise communication
  • A Driver: You are smart, persistent, and not easily blocked
  • Team-Oriented: You love your Designer, because technical architecture only matters if people want to use the tools and you love your Project Manager, because great software doesn’t count if it never ships.
  • A Learner: You are committed to staying current with new technologies and industry trends.
  • A Mentor: You have a love for learning and teaching others while maintaining a posture of humility.


Generous Paid Time Off, Medical Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Coverage, Employer Matching 401k, Generous HSA Contribution, Free Smoothies and Snacks, Optional Work-From-Home Thursdays, Public Transportation Subsidy

This position is classified as Full-time/Exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay.

Note: Employment with Subsplash is contingent upon satisfactory proof of employee’s right to work in the U.S., as required by law and upon completion of a basic background check and;

Employment with Subsplash is considered “at will,” meaning that either the company or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time without cause or notice.

Application Info


Seattle, WA, United States


Software Development

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