Intuit Senior Software Engineer Tools Engineering Platform in San Diego, California



Interested in developing the platforms that are high scale and mission critical?  Want to solve large scale and highly availability platform challenges for on premise and public cloud deployments?  Intuit is seeking Senior Software Engineer, who is characterized by progressive technical experience and has demonstrated progression in responsibility, to join Platform and Tools Engineering Organization.


Platform and Tools Engineering Organization has a charter to increase the development productivity and deliver world-class developer experience with services and tools across the company at scale. The team is working on building the next-generation Development Experience Platform with associated services and tools with on premise and cloud capabilities with a goal is to maximize the velocity with which Intuit developers can build, test and deploy awesome products and drive innovation for Intuit's flagship products like TurboTax and QuickBooks. 


We are looking for creative, brilliant, passionate, enthusiastic and experienced senior software engineer to join the team to design and deliver platform with a sharp customer focus. We are seeking a creative problem solver with a can-do-attitude who will not accept the status quo and will look for improvement opportunities at every point. Service oriented thinking along with excellent diagnostic and communication skills and a passion to resolve customer problems is a must have for this role.



Role and Responsibilities:


  • Designing/developing web software that improves developer productivity

  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

  • Collaborate effectively with the team to deliver end to end, high-performing, highly reliable, scalable and operable solutions.

  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

  • Ability to adopt changes. Be bold and have the ability to innovate and challenge status quo

  • Work cross-functionally with various Intuit teams -  product management, QA/QE, various product lines, or business units to drive forward results

  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the project

  • Mentor junior engineers within the team

  • Have a quality mindset. Squashes bugs with a passion. Works hard to prevent them in the first place through unit testing, test-driven development, version control, continuous integration and deployment.

  • Be passionate about solving customer problems. Develops solutions that result in a passionate customer/community following

  • Be comfortable taking vague requirements and working with Product Management and Designers to craft, test and implement elegant solutions for our customers



  • Strong educational background with BS / MS in Computer Science or related area.

  • 5-8 or more years of hands-on experience in software development, with working knowledge of REST services, Java &, J2EE technologies, hosting, database and networking.

  • Must be proactive, self-directed, detailed and organized

  • Demonstrated success working with cross-functional teams

  • Helpful, can-do attitude and a willingness to take ownership of problems. Strong desire to learn and grow.

  • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  Solid grasp of software engineering fundamentals and their practical application

  • Experience with AWS is highly desirable

  • Solid communication skills. Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong understanding of the Software design/architecture process

  • Experience with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability