Sr. Software Development Engineer

Sr. Software Development Engineer

Job Overview

San Jose, California
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
Date Posted
8 months ago
Zara Davies
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Job Description

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. 

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!


The opportunity
If you're looking to deliver impactful user experiences for a market leading solution, to some the world's largest companies all while working with top engineers then this opportunity is for you!

We are looking for a Senior UI JavaScript Engineer to build innovative and user-friendly experiences to power the next generation of customer experience management solution - Adobe Experience Platform (AEP). Adobe was recently named a market leader in the 2021 Forrester Wave™ for Digital Experience Platforms with AEP receiving the highest scores in 19 criteria!

Working with Data Engineers & Architects, Software Engineers, Marketers, Product Managers, and the Adobe Experience Design team you will architect, design, and craft user experiences for our core personas: Technical Marketers/Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Architects and Scientists. 

What you'll do
•    As a leading member of this team, you will be required to drive and implement a variety of new groundbreaking, business-critical projects that require fast, slick, and extendable UI using JavaScript, React, Node.js, GraphQL and Adobe’s open source React Spectrum library

•    Responsible for the technical quality of the projects handed to the team, guiding junior members, and assisting senior team members in driving architectural and feature goals

•    Develop and exercise your leadership abilities with the team to promote a best-in-class Developer Experience to create CI/CD focused end-to-end products

What you need to succeed
•    Considered by your peers to be the go-to excellent Front-end/UI Engineer with 8+ years of experience building highly performant, elegant, and useful front-end solutions

•    Pro-level skills in React with a thorough understanding of its core principles

•    An immensely positive attitude and can handle many different tasks - conflicting priorities don't scare you and you feel comfortable communicating needs to the Product and Design teams

•    A track-record of building consensus among Product Managers, Designers, and various other engineering teams all while advocating for high quality and engineering efficiency

•    Comfortable in leading R&D / prototyping projects and technical discussions

•    Proactively share the technical vision and design principles with the rest of the team as new projects come to fruition

•    Mentoring junior and mid-level engineers and aren't afraid to have other peer engineers in your spheres of influence feel your direction and opinion

•    Proficient in writing and maintaining tests and know when to say when

•    Encourage code reviews with constructive feedback and desire to provide them in return

Good to have
•    Bonus points for open-source contributions

•    Experience sharing knowing with the larger tech community (Technical Talks, Blog Posts, conference paper, etc)

•    Experience with Jest/Enzyme/

•    Experience with GraphQL

•    Experience with Microsoft Azure or similar AWS services exposure

•    Experience with Node/NPM/Yarn/Whatever came out yesterday

Internal Opportunities

Creativity, curiosity, and constant learning are celebrated aspects of your career growth journey. We’re glad that you’re pursuing a new opportunity at Adobe!

Put your best foot forward:

1. Update your Resume/CV and Workday profile – don’t forget to include your uniquely ‘Adobe’ experiences and volunteer work.

2. Visit the Internal Mobility page on Inside Adobe to learn more about the process and set up a job alert for roles you’re interested in.

3. Check out these tips to help you prep for interviews.

Once you apply for a role via Workday, the Talent Team will reach out to you within 2 weeks. If you move into the official interview process with the hiring team, make sure you inform your manager so they can champion your career growth.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized around the world. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. If you’re looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of  gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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