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Sr. Staff Software Engineer



We look for engineers who are passionate problem solvers, motivated by ownership and autonomy who get energy from continuously shipping and adding value for our customers.

Sr. Staff Engineers can make major contributions to our mission, own decisions for the system, design solutions from the ground up, and work on solving digital accessibility at scale. This role will regularly take on large and new visions – leading engineering teams to build systems and deliver systems to make our mission a reality for our users.

Our mission at AudioEye is to eradicate every barrier to digital access because we believe equal access to digital content is the right of every individual and the responsibility of every entity.

AudioEye is a team of passionate professionals dedicated to our ambitious goal of accessibility for all. Our mission guides us through every challenge and keeps our focus on our purpose – changing the way the world uses the internet forever.

How you’ll Contribute:

Create customer value by understanding customer needs as well as the needs of the end users benefiting from our technology
Own a problem wherever it takes them — whether across technology stacks, teams, or roles
Build web scale solutions striking a balance between what’s required today and what’s essential long-term
Understand service-oriented architecture, data modeling, performance optimization, and end-to-end software delivery
Bias for action and iterate to success – can unblock themselves when necessary
Try new technologies and adopt the best tool for the job
Work across all layers of the technology stack
Work with a diverse set of individuals across organizational boundaries - including and especially their peers in Design and Product
Create a culture that values quality, standards, and engineering excellence
Lead engineers in one or more talented engineering teams for needs assessment, system design, implementation, and operations automation
Collaborate closely with engineers, product owners, strategists, and leaders across the company to design and deliver systems
Partner closely with engineers to support their specific needs while maintaining a very high level of system reliability, security, and consistency of data and experiences
Drive and lead the technical roadmap to help the team deliver the best quality systems to interface effectively with the rest of engineering
Actively mentor and coach other engineers for their requirements engineering, system design, and technical problem solving
Scale through others - setting direction and planning for engineering teams

Who you are:

10+ years of engineering experience with design, implementation, and operations of critical systems
Demonstrated success working in cross-functional environments, advocate for tight collaboration between engineering, user experience, and product teams, and are comfortable making engineering and system-level decisions and tradeoffs
Demonstrated track record of solving deep technical problems in distributed systems and real time data technologies
Designed, implemented, and operated systems that are highly compliant, secure and scalable that form the backbone for the highest impacting user experiences
Experience mentoring both junior and senior engineers
Strong expertise in leading large projects across multiple teams
Thrives while working closely with engineers at all levels
Thrives on a high level of autonomy, ownership, and responsibility
Contribute to developing a healthy engineering and product work environment that’s both supportive and challenging
An engineering leader who models good engineer behavior, practices, and processes

Preferred Skills:

More than specific technologies/skills, we value flexible learners who find the right tool for the job. But these are also immediately useful to this position:

Development experience writing and maintaining SDK offerings
Deep understanding of CI/CD tooling, build systems, artifact systems, etc...
Experience maintaining public API offerings
Javascript, HTML, DOM, CSS
NodeJS, Typescript
Experience working with open-source technologies
React or equivalent MVVM framework
Relational database design
NoSQL technologies, document/object storage

Our Values:

Relentlessly Prioritize the Customer
Own Outcomes
Be Straightforward
Act Now & Iterate
Decide with Data
Hire and Develop A Players
Be Coachable
Organize and Plan
Expect and Embrace Change

Benefits and Perks:

Work with a talented but humble team
Competitive compensation and equity
Weekly paid family meal
401k, medical, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible and Generous PTO Policy: If you feel you need a break to recharge, we encourage you to take it!
18 company-paid holidays including Juneteenth, MLK Day and a 1-week company-wide shutdown
To support remote work conditions, AudioEye provides each employee a one-time stipend of $300

Don’t Meet Every Single Requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. At AudioEye, we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and check some of the boxes in the job description in your past work history, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Equal Opportunity Employer: We embrace equal employment opportunity.

AudioEye is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is our policy that employees will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, education, and social and recreational programs. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities, and seek to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to showcase their skills and qualifications during the hiring process. Please email if you require an accommodation.

Notice to Staffing Agencies:

It is our policy that any and all contact with third party staffing vendors come through our Talent Acquisition department directly. We have established a preferred network of staffing partners that we engage with if and when we deem necessary. We ask that staffing agencies refrain from contacting our executives, hiring managers, or employees directly. Unsolicited resumes and inquiries will not be considered or responded to. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Salary Range: $175000 - $225000

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