Staff Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Channels)

OneSignal (View all Jobs)

United States (Remote)

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Interview Process

1. Intro call with recruiting 2. Second conversation with OneSignal engineer 3. Onsite pairing via screenshare

Programming Languages Mentioned

Ruby, JavaScript

OneSignal is a Remote First Collaboration Company, offering Remote work as the default option across the United States. We offer in-office experiences in San Mateo, CA and New York, NY.

Our blog contains more information about the OneSignal Engineering career ladder, compensation model, remote-first culture, and our diverse team. Our salary bands are available on AngelList.

OneSignal has a lot of the great tech startup qualities you'd expect, but we don't stop there. Our massive scale and small team, emphasis on healthy life balance and kindness in all our interactions, and focus on ownership and personal growth make OneSignal a uniquely great place to work. 

Our Product Engineering group builds our main product interface ( and API. OneSignal is used by 1.5 million+ marketers and developers and sends over 10 billion messages each day to billions of devices. Our small team’s work makes a massive impact. We tackle challenges at the intersection of engineering and product development, like notification authoring for over a dozen different platforms and multiple mediums (push, in-app, SMS, and email) and intelligent message delivery customized to each recipient. 

About the Team:
Our Channels team focuses on building and scaling new messaging channels such as email and SMS on the OneSignal platform. We’re continually improving our product to improve our customers’ experience and empower them to create more effective and impactful messaging campaigns. Building clean, modular, and scalable systems is a particular focus as we expect all of our channels to work seamlessly within our omni-channel product. We move quickly, yet deliberately, always focused on delivering value to our customers.
In a typical month, a Staff Product Engineer at OneSignal might:
  • Drive critical development on major features, tackling big scalability and system design challenges to create a delightful product experience.
  • Iterate with product on prospective product specs and designs as a technical expert, weighing in not just on feasibility but on opportunities driven by great tech.
  • Identify our highest leverage technical investment opportunities, socialize, and document plans to enhance our systems, and lead them to success with your colleagues.
  • Provide feedback to managers on the team to ensure every engineer is succeeding at their work, enjoying it thoroughly, and tackling new challenges regularly so they can continue to grow.
  • Pair/group program, iterate on technical designs with colleagues, and engage in highly communicative code reviews to drive engineering excellence and share knowledge.
  • What you'll bring:
  • Expert-level understanding and experience with server-side development, Ruby + Rails or equivalent preferred.
  • Strong experience with modern client-side development with TypeScript + React or equivalent.
  • A demonstrable ability to analyze multifaceted challenges, seek out and understand the tradeoffs involved, and make a thorough proposal of the most fitting path forward.
  • A proven track record of tackling hard engineering problems, navigating complex software systems, and learning + applying new tools and languages on–the-job.
  • A passion for mentoring junior through senior software engineers to achieve technical excellence together.
  • 7+ years software engineering experience building high volume, scalable SaaS applications from end-to-end.
  • Qualities we look for:
  • Friendliness 
  • Modesty
  • Ability to collaborate well on a team 
  • Can deliver solutions independently
  • Self Starter
  • Love of learning

  • In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place in our workplace.

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