Lead Engineer - Backend

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Redwood City, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Gainsight, Inc. Has to Offer:

Gainsight is a venture-backed, fast growing tech company revolutionizing Customer Success for businesses. They help businesses grow faster by reducing churn, increasing upsell, and driving customer advocacy. Gainsight is the platform of choice for many leading companies like Box, Adobe, and Workday. Gainsight offers their employees benefits like:

  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Health insurance + dental & vision coverage
  • Short & long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Gainsight™ is a venture-backed, fast-growing tech company revolutionizing Customer Success for businesses. The Customer Success company helps businesses grow faster by reducing churn, increasing upsell, and driving customer advocacy. Gainsight provides a complete, end-to-end Customer Success solution through its services and technology. The industry-leading platform helps companies manage customer relationships effectively, track customer health and transform the way organizations orient around the customer. Gainsight is the platform of choice for many leading companies like Box, Adobe and Workday. The company has been recognized as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world by Forbes, one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, and as one of 20 Great Workplaces in Tech by Fortune Magazine. Gainsight’s CEO, Nick Mehta, has been recognized as one of the Top SaaS CEOs in America. The company has offices in California, Phoenix, St. Louis, London, and India.

    About The Job Role

    Gainsight is building a world-class team of engineers with a mandate to architect, design, build, scale and maintain our cutting-edge customer success product suite.

    If you are a great Java Engineer  (or for that matter, in any major programming languages) with experience in building scalable SaaS web application and looking for an opportunity in building world-class products using cutting edge technologies, please read on. 

    What You’ll Do Here

    • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding, automated tests and debugging
    • Product roadmap ideas including roadmap and operational efficiencies
    • Participate in an Agile team, with daily scrum meetings, as well as product planning meetings
    • Understand, plan, design and implement the product component to honor various NFRs like latency, scalability and resource consumptions
    • Troubleshoot and debug applications
    • Work with QA engineers to develop testing protocols to identify and correct defects
    • Mentoring junior engineers 

    What We Are Looking For

    • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. An analytical mind and an eye for detail
    • Ability to train and mentor junior engineers
    • Expert in problem-solving skills, CS basics, and system knowledge
    • 9+ years of experience with Java development with strong knowledge in data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and OOP / OOAD principles and technical design
    • Experience in design/development of scalable SaaS products & Multi-Tenancy
    • Mastery in Open Source frameworks And Tools and Infrastructure and Database
    • Awareness of existing products in this space 
    • Experience with integrating multiple applications and/or ETL tools and NoSQL/Document databases is good to have
    • Experience in application development on Force.com is a strong plus

    Why You’ll Love It Here

    • Our Attitude: We’ve created a new industry from scratch, and we’re on the fast track!
    • Our Leadership: We offer the leading tech solution for driving Customer Success.
    • Our ROI: Reduce customer churn, increase up-sell, and improve customer satisfaction.
    • Our Technology: Deep Salesforce.com hooks, predictive analytics, and a beautiful user interface.
    • Our Impact: We help our customers make millions of dollars more per year.
    • Our Clients: Big companies like Box, Adobe, Marketo, and many others.
    • Our Team: Tech all-stars from Facebook, Box, and others (and top consulting firms like BCG and McKinsey!).
    • Our Values: They are unique - Golden Rule, Success for All, Childlike Joy, Shoshin, and Stay Thirsty, My Friends
    • Our Office: If you showed up one day, you might find anything from karaoke performances to mini-golf championships.

    Here are our 5 core values:

    • Golden Rule: We believe in trusting each other, and our community by exercising reliability.
    • Success for All: We believe that success for our stakeholders comes with making a difference in each other’s lives. 
    • Child-like Joy: We aspire to experience passion, optimism, and laughter in everything we do.
    • Shoshin: We believe in a beginner’s mind, and that learning comes from everywhere.
    • Stay Thirsty, My Friends: We believe in an internally-driven strive for greatness.  

    Individuals seeking employment at Gainsight are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


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    Lead Engineer - Backend
    Gainsight, Inc.