Senior Software Engineer, Platform @ Fender - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

12 days ago
Fender Digital is a division of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation ("FMIC") located in Hollywood, CA. Fender Digital Products is a new division making apps, websites, platforms and tools to compliment the guitars, amps and audio gear that Fender makes.

, of course, is an American icon — born in Southern California and with a worldwide influence extending beyond the studio and the stage. A Fender is more than an instrument; it is a cultural symbol that resonates across fashion and entertainment circles as well.
As a result of Fender Digital Products being a newer division of Fender, we have designed and architected our platform and API using the most modern cloud and serverless design patterns. We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Platform to help drive us in that direction. The ideal person has great technical chops, a passion for scalable serverless architectures, API's/web services and most importantly adding to the culture of our engineering team.

About the Job:

  • Design, develop, and maintain Platform APIs that support our web and mobile client applications

  • Collaborate on and maintain team coding standards and architectural practices

  • Treat the Platform as a core product, subject to all that entails

  • Provide operational support for Platform API's to other product teams (web, mobile, etc)

  • Integrate new services as needed into the Platform fold

  • Maintain consistent SDK's for all client facing products

  • Document and maintain documentation for API's

What You Need:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science preferred with a strong academic record (MS/PhD or equivalent a plus)

  • 5+ years' experience in the field

  • Provide efficient code-review and workflow for shipping quality code

  • Experience with AWS infrastructure

  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of any language like Go, Java/Scala, Node/Javascript or Python. Polyglot a plus

  • Building high volume and scalable services using a microservices architectural pattern

  • Experience with different data storage solutions like DynamoDB (or similar NoSQL store), Elasticsearch, and traditional RDBMS

  • Experience with event driven architectures & serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, or Google Cloud Functions

  • Familiarity with GraphQL and modern Javascript frameworks (React, Angular, etc) is a plus

About Fender Musical Instruments:
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is one of the world's leading musical instrument manufacturers, marketers and distributors, whose portfolio of brands includes Fender®, Squier®, Gretsch®, Jackson®, EVH®, Charvel® and Groove Tubes®, among others. For more information, visit FMIC offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401(k), paid time off, and an equipment purchase program to help you get the band back together. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.