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Sr. Software Engineer - (18001262) at Carbonite
Boston, MA, US

The Role


The Endpoint Engineering team is responsible for Carbonite’s core products.  The solutions we build are installed on over 1.5 million machines worldwide and backup petabytes of data to the cloud.  We like solving big problems and we are looking for an Engineer to be the responsible for design, development and enhancement of Endpoint products.  The ideal candidate has a desire to dig into complex issues and hit the ground running.


As a Software Engineer on the Endpoint team, you will be part of the team that is driving Carbonite’s success.  The code you write will be used by millions of people.  You will have the opportunity to help us choose key technologies and drive critical design decisions for our Windows and Mac products.  You will work with an outstanding group of peers and you will be part of an agile team that is continuously improving.



 Specific Objectives and Responsibilities


Your First Six Months:

  • Develop a solid understanding of the architecture of the Endpoint server backup product
  • Build and debug Carbonite’s flagship Safe products (Windows/Mac C++)
  • Take an issue all the way through our process of development, testing, through release
  • Work with quality assurance resources to automate testing
  • Triage and develop solutions for issues escalated from Operations to our team
  • Participate and contribute on a collaborative agile team


Six to Twelve Months and Beyond:

  • Lead a major project and guide the team on implementation tasks
  • Analyze and address complex issues/projects on Windows/Mac application stacks
  • Work with customer service and operations to understand issues
  • Champion and demo enhancements to team 
  • Develop solid knowledge of continuous integration environment
  • Propose enhancements to internal processes and application stack


Key Challenges to Overcome


For a developer on our team, it is key to internalize the values of developing robust, testable, automated, scalable software. The key driver for this team is to protect our customer’s data and all our development should reflect that goal.



Success Factors 


What will make you successful at Carbonite:

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility 
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them completion
  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics
  • Demonstrated leadership in working with cross-functional teams
  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments


Skills & Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent, 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in developing and debugging multi-threaded distributed applications
  • Significant development experience with C++ 
  • Experience with JavaScript, Python or similar scripting language
  • Production experience with Continuous Integration
  • Experience working with SQL Server 
  • Experience with agile development processes 
  • Experience developing on Windows and or Mac is a plus
  • Experience with C# and or Azure is a plus



Carbonite, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Upon request, accommodations will be made available during the recruitment process for applicants with a disability. If you require accommodations, we will work with you to provide or arrange for the provision of suitable accommodation wherever possible.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

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