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Sr. Software Engineer (Late Mid Shift)

RemotePhilippines, National Capital Region, ManilaEngineering

Job description

About Next Reason

Next Reason delivers industry-leading software, consulting, engineering, support, and optimization services designed to maximize the value of enterprise customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions and customer data platforms (CDP). We’re trusted by global brands in healthcare, energy, banking, pharmaceuticals, and other industries to govern complex customer identity landscapes and orchestrate solutions to deliver best practices in architecture, security, support, and customer data operations at scale. We’re headquartered in Portland, OR in the US and our customers, partners, and team members are located around the world.

Role Summary

The Sr. Software Engineer at Next Reason is a key member on the engineering team and will contribute to designing and building performant, highly secure, and innovative software solutions that enable us to deliver new features, limit technical debt, and achieve the vision of our product roadmap using technology standards such as OAuth2.0 and OpenID Connect, as well as collaborating with our devops partner on infrastructure design. Next Reason’s SaaS platform is built on a modern, containerized infrastructure at AWS and a microservices architecture using Python, Lua, PHP, and JavaScript; and services such as FastAPI, Kong, Terraform, and Symfony. This is an exciting opportunity to be an early leader at a fast-growing startup working with some of the largest brands in the world responsible for managing millions of customer identities. Work remotely from your home.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work in a highly collaborative team environment to develop scalable applications that meet complex business requirements

  • Develop REST APIs based on best practices such as using common methods (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE…), JSON based responses, status codes reflecting industry standards, proper URL versioning and regions, etc.

  • Document code following standards such as OpenAPI

  • Write unit and functional tests, and resolve issues to deliver quality code with full test coverage

  • Follow the software development lifecycle for source code management, creating feature branches with appropriate naming conventions, assess and incorporate peer code review suggestions, etc.

  • Collaborate with the team to ask and help answer questions, heal troubleshoot, provide peer code reviews

  • Work with QA testers to identify and solve issues during testing phase

  • Develop and document deployment and CI/CD process to consistently improve code automation and remove bottlenecks

  • Contribute to the team culture by encouraging team participation

  • Work with architects to ensure that the most suitable technical solutions are being chosen to solve customer problems

Work Standards
  • Follow security best practices: Develop strong security and compliance best practices, and ensure the team adheres to Next Reason’s information security management system—including monitoring and reporting security incidents as needed
  • Focus on quality: Maintain high standards of quality when it comes to written and verbal communications by establishing good practices and habits, empathizing with our customers, and respecting your colleagues
  • Track time: All members of the team are required to track time and reach utilization targets appropriate for their role
  • Prioritize effectively: Prioritize and execute tasks in a methodical and disciplined manner, as well as internally provide leadership (technical and project) to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Perform other duties as assigned: Perform ad hoc tasks as needed

Job requirements


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years strong back-end development experience including experience with technologies such as Python, FastAPI, and Flask

  • 2+ years experience creating REST API services

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to quickly diagnose and solve issues

  • Proficiency with Git for creating branches, committing code, submitting, pull requests, fixing merge conflicts, etc.

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design, web application patterns, frameworks, and components

  • Experience working with a team using agile development processes

  • Proficiency with modern web standards (HTML5, CSS 3, and ES6)

  • Familiarity with local, VM-driven development using Docker or Vagrant


  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Knowledge of commonly used AWS services such as EKS, RDS, ECS, Lambda, and others

  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code using Terraform or CloudFormation

  • Experience configuring and using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and/or TravisCI

  • Experience with SQL and/no NoSQL databases

  • Experience using a ticket management process with products such as Jira, ClickUp, etc.

  • Automated tests scripts (Cypress framework)