• Full Time
  • Remote


The role

We’re looking for a Senior Staff Engineer who is hungry to build – this is a fully greenfield opportunity to develop the architecture of our next generation platform. We’re 3 years old, have learned some lessons, and we want these to drive forward our next stage of global growth. You will be solving complex, meaningful problems that help bring our customer and internal facing OmniPlatform to life.

As a technical thought leader in our Engineering team, you will drive the technical strategy and direction of our next generation platform. The technical challenges of building Omnipresent span from complex products encompassing global payroll, payments, compliance and benefits across 160 countries. You will collaborate with other Engineering and Product leaders to drive decisions around programming languages, architectures, products, tools, approaches and processes whilst working closely with senior leadership across the organisation to help translate company goals through technology.

Why join Engineering at Omnipresent

Interesting work – working in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry, new problems and exciting solutions are never too far away. There are always opportunities to learn new skills and broaden your horizons.

A sense of achievement – our teams own their software and when that awesome new feature ships to users and the positive feedback starts rolling in, you can feel proud of what you and your team created

Whilst our high performing teams have the autonomy to execute and deliver software to standards and processes defined by the team, the whole of engineering follows Agile principles and leverages Scrum where necessary to facilitate cross organizational consistency and emphasize collaboration, flexibility, and continuous improvement.

We are a truly omnipresent and fully remote engineering team located in many countries of Europe, Africa, Central Asia and both Americas.

We work closely with our internal stakeholders to truly understand the problem we need to solve

We are curious about how we can help improve our product

We are curious about you

We are solving an incredibly complex problem

You will be a leading voice in setting the vision for our technical architecture and guiding multiple groups to implement a scalable platform. You can also expect to:

Be frequently consulted as an expert in hard technical challenges involving architecture, scalability, system-wide performance and engineering best practice.

Propose initial technical implementation which supports architectural changes that solve scaling and performance problems.

Lead the architecture, design and implementation of a scalable and complex system, being hands-on as required.

Work closely with our Principal Architect you will help design and implement a scalable and complex system. Your high quality designs and architectures will be robust, stable, scalable and simple.

Look for innovation opportunities between several teams with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of large complexity and scope.

Provide engineering leadership for multiple teams, and you will be responsible for key technology decisions that affect the entire organisation.

Mentor and support others and help them progress from a career perspective.

Continuously bring business context to key engineering decisions and help make the right trade-offs between the business requirements and the technical design considerations.

Influence very experienced engineering teams in adopting designs and implementing standards.

About you

Your 10+ years in software engineering have seen you play a key role in the design, implementation and deployment of a variety of enterprise-level solutions.

You’ve had wide technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your knowledge and experience.

You have strong Engineering expertise in designing, implementing and maintaining highly-scalable and highly available systems. In-depth understanding of software architecture and design patterns

Strong technical experience in software design and architecture programming languages such as Python, or Java, C++.

Expertise in microservices architecture and design.

In-depth understanding of software architecture and design patterns.

Experience with AWS, cloud computing, and containerization.

Experience with database design and management, including SQL and NoSQL databases.

Experience with automation, observability, and telemetry tools.

Proven track record of delivering world-class technology in a tech-led space.

You are the sort of person that…

Is able to influence very experienced engineering teams in adopting designs and implementing standards.

Is passionate about leading and coaching engineering teams to build innovative and inclusive environments.

Has a passion for quality and observability, an ability to understand complex systems and a desire to constantly make things better.

Can bring to the table best practice development practices, clearly communicate a consistent strategic direction, and effectively take concepts from ideation to production deployment.

Can drive technical decisions but are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and jump on a code review with the team.


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