Software Engineer - Cloud Services

Kunai is a fast-growing digital agency of 120+ people specializing in fintech. Our fully remote team is driven by innovation and experimentation. Over the past decade, we've shipped over 150 products for clients that include Visa, the United Nations, Wells Fargo, Ernst & Young, and TOMS Shoes. Our founders built a previous agency (Monsoon) that was acquired by Capital One in 2015. Kunai is looking for an experienced software engineer to join our small and dynamic Cloud Services team. This is a 100% remote role, but you must be located in the United States You will be joining a growing team, driven by innovation and experimentation. We focus our teams on outcomes that will grow the business and serve the needs of our customers. As a member of this team, you’ll help us in our relentless honing of the craft of software development: learning modern technologies, adopting and adapting processes and best practices, and leveraging the benefits of automation.
Job Type
Full-Time (Remote)
San Francisco, CA (Remote)
  • Staff Software Engineer is a technical hands-on role, with responsibilities ranging from being at the vanguard of solving technical problems to venturing into unchartered areas of technologies to solve complex problems.
  • Directly responsible for consistently delivering scalable, production-ready back-end/server code in Java, from design and development to deployment, as a member of an Agile development team.
  • Partner closely with a cross-functional team of key stakeholders (Engineers, Architects, Product Managers, QA, Operations, and Business Partners) to design and implement end-to-end solutions that meet user needs as well as engineering/operational/business goals. 
  • Display a passion for high quality, continuous learning, and experimenting and applying cutting-edge technology, software paradigms, and engineering process improvements, while fostering this culture across the team. 
  • Mentor junior developers using expertise in software development methodology and frameworks, in areas such as quality, security, and scalability.
  • Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience, including a successful track record developing customer-facing SaaS/PaaS products.
  • 5+ years working experience in core Java and Spring Framework, preferably with Spring Cloud Netflix.
  • 3+ years working experience within microservice architecture, specifically utilizing REST services, XML, and JSON.
  • Extensive experience in developing applications that are deployed in AWS.
  • Excellent understanding of O/R mapping concepts and tools (Hibernate, JPA).
  • Capable of handling ambiguous business requirements with excellent prioritization and time management abilities.
  • Strong experience as a leader, driving toward solutions for the short and long term in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Fluent in Databases/SQL (MySQL experience preferred). 
  • Excellent programming discipline: data structures, complexity analysis, object-oriented principles, design patterns, and unit testing.
  • Excellent knowledge of the development challenges inherent with highly scalable and available web/mobile applications.
  • Team player with can-do attitude to independently own and drive projects. 
  • Strong experience working with an Agile development team with rapid iterations. 
  • Ability to work well with others in a geographically distributed team.  
  • Experience with API development and integration with 3rd-party services is preferred.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
  • Benefits

    We Remote

    Kunai is a fully remote company. If you have the skills, you can live and work anywhere you'd like.

    Flexible Hours & Vacation Time

    We expect a level of personal responsibility and leave you to figure out what suits you and your team.

    Learning and Development

    Kunai understands that constant learning is the only way to stay on top of your craft.

    Health, Dental, Vision

    Kunai provides full benefits and our plans offer a range of options.

    Maternal and Paternal Leave

    For our growing Kunai family!

    Career Coaching

    We want to help you reach your professional goals.