Senior Software Engineer

Posted on Mar 15

The Department

We are seeking a highly motivated, talented engineer to join our engineering team. As part of the Software Development team, you will develop innovative products by building software quickly and iteratively in an agile environment. We are looking for someone to lead and influence the technical direction of a core component in our system. A person in this role must be comfortable collaborating with product managers, designers, and other technical leaders to solve challenging and ambiguous problems. You will be a role model who will improve engineering standards across the team. If working on groundbreaking technology that turns data into valuable stories and insights for our customers in addition to influencing the direction of the engineering team sounds appealing to you, please consider joining our team.

Your Role

- Lead the development and delivery of critical engineering components
- Coordinate across teams like Product, Design, and QA
- Own solutions and software designs to meet product goals
- Develop high-quality, maintainable software
- Promote software engineering best practices across the team
- Participate in code reviews
- Mentor and grow junior engineers
- Review architecture and software designs with other senior engineers
- Identify, design and develop automation solutions to improve team efficiency
- Dive deep to resolve problems at their root, looking for failure patterns and suggesting fixes
- Support your products that are running in production
- Participate in projects that improve the performance and usability of our product portfolio
- Work in an agile team, including sprint planning, daily standups, and user story estimation
- Be an ambassador for the team to both our internal and external clients


- 3+ years of professional software development experience
- Experience with mentoring junior engineers
- Expert in at least one programming language and proficient in others
- Has led the development and release of multiple product initiatives
- Is passionate about creating high-quality, performant systems
- Understands and promotes software architecture design best practices
- Proficient in driving and optimizing the end-to-end software development process
- Experience working with web technologies
- Experience developing in Unix systems
- Familiarity with Amazon Web Services
- Proven capability for critical thinking, problem-solving and the patience to see hard problems through to the end with our clients
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
- Willingness to partner with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds, including engineering, product and professional services team members

About Narrative Science:

Narrative Science creates software that writes stories from enterprise data to drive understanding and results. Powered by artificial intelligence, our technology automatically turns data into easy-to-understand reports, transforms statistics into stories, and converts numbers into knowledge. Narrative Science works with customers including Deloitte, MasterCard, USAA, and members of the U.S. intelligence community, empowering them to understand and act on key business metrics, make better decisions, and focus talent on higher-value tasks -- all through the power of data storytelling.

At Narrative Science, we embrace the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our future employees, colleagues, customers, partners, and other stakeholders. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.