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Senior/Staff Software Engineer, Database Developer - (Hybrid) Bengaluru, India



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Degreed is the upskilling platform that connects learning to opportunities. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers—skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects—and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals. Degreed exists to discover, empower and recognize the next generation of the world's expertise.

Degreed India is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer, Database Developer who is excited about architecting and implementing scalable systems to join our team. In this role, you will work together as a member of a cross-functional team to build new features, fix bugs, and drive the Degreed product forward.

This role will be based onsite in Bengaluru, India. After an in-office onboarding period, incumbents are expected to be available in office for a few days per week as part of hybrid work model. Candidates will also be required to travel internationally 1-2 times annually for full company gatherings.

Day In The Life:

  • Support a growing database through maintenance, upgrades, performance, analysis, and improvements.
  • Recommend and carry out sound database schema design.
  • Implement stored procedures and work with relational and document databases.
  • Recommend and consult on solid reporting and data warehouse solutions.
  • Collaborating with product owners to ensure features and changes meet business requirements and fulfill the Degreed strategy.
  • Working closely with designers, UX, and other developers to gain an understanding of new features, dependencies, and technical details.
  • Learning, growing professionally, and contributing to an amazing team, playing a key role in fueling a massive change in learning and learning recognition

Who You Are:

There are only a handful of folks who meet all qualifications. We care more about hiring engineers that have a track record of shipping impactful, quality software than checking all the boxes. So, whether you meet all the qualifications or a partial set, we want to hear from you.

  • 5 years or more experience developing database solutions.
  • Experience architecting and developing database schemas and stored procedures.
  • Demonstrated application development experience with Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL.
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving performance issues in production environments.
  • Capable of:
    • Writing and analyzing the performance of SQL queries (T-SQL experience necessary).
    • Creating highly scalable systems and frameworks.
    • Working on a distributed team with asynchronous communication in a remote work environment.
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops to educate team members and other stakeholders on platform usage and best practices.
  • Possess strong communication, collaboration, and documentation skills.
  • Solution-driven with the ability to understand the big picture.
  • Lifelong learner and passionate about discovering new things and taking on new challenges.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work autonomously with minimal direction.
  • Candidate must be based in Bengaluru, India.

What Sets You Apart

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ Enterprise SaaS company experience.
  • 4+ years of software development experience with C#/.NET
  • Demonstrable software engineering experience in an agile environment designing, architecting, and implementing robust distributed/scalable

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Degreed is a remote-first company, however our roles are open to in-office or hybrid if you live in a city with a physical office location. This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our US and International colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), email, and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer, computer software platforms, and other office productivity machinery as necessary. Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, and must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication.

Additional Information

Degreed provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Degreed will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Degreed uses the E-Verify employment verification program.