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Principal Software Engineer

Company Description

Quiq is a fast-growing technology company based in Bozeman, MT. We make it easy for consumers to engage with companies via text messaging. Do you ever wish you could just message a company for help instead of having to call or email? Us too! That’s exactly why Quiq was founded. We strive to make everyone’s life easier by providing companies with a messaging platform Of note, our leadership team is extremely experienced in the customer service and customer experience marketspace, with numerous successes under their belt. As we continue to build Quiq, there’s a perfect spot for you to grow with us.

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the way customers communicate with companies. We believe mobile message-driven communications will replace a significant portion of traditional phone and email interactions, reducing costs while improving customer satisfaction. Quiq makes it easy for customers to contact a business via messaging, the preferred channel already in use with our friends and family.

Principal Software Engineer

Quiq is looking for a highly skilled software engineer with experience in designing, building, and maintaining complex distributed systems. As a principal software engineer you will help lead the development team in creating the highly scalable solutions required by some of the world’s largest companies as they communicate with hundreds of thousands of their customers across a variety of mobile channels on a daily basis. Taking these systems from the drawing board to reality, and successfully releasing and maintaining them in production is critical to Quiq’s success in the coming years. We are looking for someone who can help steer the ship in a significant way as we continue to grow!

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of industry experience

  • Proven track record of successfully building, maintaining and scaling complex distributed systems

  • Thrives in an environment that values and fosters creativity, initiative & accountability

  • Possesses a broad array of ‘brass tacks’ engineering skills in areas such as distributed systems, persistence solutions, runtime diagnostics/debugging & performance analysis

  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment without silos and unnecessary process between engineering, operations & QA. (Developers are largely responsible for releasing their own software changes and monitoring them in production)

  • Values both the ideal solution and the pragmatic solution and helps the business make the best decision

  • Works well with other developers and can act as a technical leader of large design and implementation initiatives

  • Recent experience in JVM-based microservices is preferred

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical and 80% dental and vision insurance coverage

  • Market competitive total compensation package

  • Flexible, unlimited vacation policy

  • Stock options

Quiq is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure people feel supported and connected at work. Applicants need to have the authority to work in the US. As we are early stage, immigration sponsorship is not available.

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