Senior Software Engineer

Care.com is a consumer tech company with heart. We’re on a mission to solve a human challenge we all face: finding great care for the ones we love. We’re moms and dads and pet parents. We have parents and grandparents, so we understand that everyone, at some point in their lives, could use a helping hand. Our culture and our products reflect that.  

Care.com offers of an array of services that enable families to find, manage and pay for care and provide employment opportunities for caregivers. Our engineering organization is reimagining our tech stacks and consolidating to a single cloud-native platform, so we can test and learn faster. The new platform is composed of gRPC microservices and Lambdas in Go, Kafka streams, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, GraphQL, and micro-frontends on Node and React. We're utilizing industry best practices and tools like OpenTelemetry, Splunk, Github, SignalFX, Figma, and others to make our lives easier.  

Here, entrepreneurs, self-starters, team players, and big thinkers unite behind a common cause. Here, we’re applying data analytics, AI, and the latest technologies to solve universal problems and connect people in new ways. If you like having autonomy, if you thrive on collaboration and building new things, and if you’re all about using your talent for good, Care.com is the place for you.  

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Technology team as a Senior Software Engineer. The candidate would join a small, agile team responsible for building applications to support our Growth team. The candidate will be responsible for the analysis, design, programming, testing, documentation, and implementation of new product features.

What You'll Be Working On:  

  • Java/J2EE
  • Microservices
  • Kubernetes
  • Golang 
  • gRPC and GraphQL APIs 
  • AWS Lambdas 
  • AWS Step Functions & Express Workflows 
  • Amazon Event Bridge 
  • AWS DynamoDB 
  • Postgres 
  • AWS Cloud Development Kit 
  • Kafka 
  • Elasticsearch

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience 
  • 3+ years of professional experience using Java and J2EE technologies
  • Golang experience is preferred
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a similar engineering field 
  • Experience with Microservices architecture is a plus 
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure
  • Experience developing scalable, multi-tier web solutions, ideally for a consumer website
  • Experience with relational databases, document databases and/or key/value stores
  • Ability to thrive as part of a multi-site development team 
  • Experience working for a tech company, preferably a consumer-oriented or marketplace service.
  • Experience with developing product and user interface requirements.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

For a list of our Perks + Benefits, click here!  

Care.com supports diverse families and communities and seeks employees who are just as diverse. As an equal opportunity employer, Care.com recognizes the power of a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Care.com is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to talent@care.com. 

Company Overview:  

Available in more than 20 countries, Care.com is the world's leading platform for finding and managing high-quality family care. Care.com is designed to meet the evolving needs of today's families and caregivers, offering everything from household tax and payroll services and customized corporate benefits packages covering the care needs of working families, to innovating new ways for caregivers to be paid and obtain professional benefits. Since 2007, families have relied on Care.com's industry-leading products—from child and elder care to pet care and home care. Care.com is an IAC company (NASDAQ: IAC).