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Staff Software Engineer - NodeJs

DiligentFull-time$100k - $260k*Bengaluru, IndiaMay 5, 2023

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About Us

Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

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Position Overview

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be building robust, scalable, and secure microservices that power our SaaS platform and make governance easy for our customers. You’ll have the full power of AWS at your disposal to build Serverless solutions (either brand new, or assisting in migrating services to Serverless), typically in TypeScript. You will be collaborating with a team of highly talented developers, mentor and guide them to new highs. As part of our core governance teams, your team will fully own their services (from code to deployment and monitoring), you’ll participate in architecture discussion, and regularly demo to the entire department. Also, you will be working closely with our Principal Engineers who can help you solve architectural problems optimally and provide new perspectives. 

Key Responsbiliites
• Design and implement secure and scalable solutions using AWS Serverless technology 
• Help break down initiatives to deliver increments of the requirements to each stage.
• Optimize your team’s development, and delivery experience, so you and your team can be as productive as possible and regularly deploy to production.
• Develop Single Page Application user experiences built with React/Angular and Open API specification APIs.
• Develop high quality code (e.g. adhering to SOLID principles) with plenty of tests and observability baked-in.
• As is necessary, develop infrastructure as code using Terraform so you can use more of AWS
• Work as part of a collaborative, cross functional team where you regularly pair, plan, and execute tasks as a team and strive to optimize your team’s Lead Time, Deployment Frequency, Mean-time-to-recovery, and Change Failure Rate 
• Coach and mentor seniors and developers, provide guidance on technical designs, and provide constructive code reviews so everyone can grow and learn alongside you 
• Independently manage your tasks in JIRA without Manager involvement 

Skills/Required Experience

• Minimum of a bachelor’s in computer science, Engineering, Math, or related field with more than 7 years of experience.
• Hands-on experience in designing and developing complex, scalable, fault- tolerant, high-performance SaaS applications. 
• Proficiency in developing RESTful APIs using Node.js and/or TypeScript in Open API specifications, visually stunning user interfaces using Angular/React. 
• Strong ability to architect for product requirements and implement them in a simple and efficient manner
• Strong ability to coach, mentor, and lead fellow developers, provide guidance on technical design and provide constructive code reviews
• Strong ability to develop highly readable and well-tested code that adheres to SOLID principles 
• Excitement for understanding our customers and their problems, so that we can improve governance all around the world 
• Experience with AWS Serverless computing, terraform are a plus 
• Experience working with Agile and Kanban / Scrum processes and following strong development and testing processes. 
• Experience with good security practices in enterprise application development. 
• Knowledge of SQL and NOSQL databases. 

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, global days of service, comprehensive health benefits, meeting free days, generous time off policy and wellness programs to name a few
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 


We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent's EEO Policy and Know Your Rights. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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