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Sr. Software Engineer - Backend - Vault Developer Experience

Canada (Remote)

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

At HashiCorp, we have used the Tao of HashiCorp as our guiding principles for product development and operate according to a strong set of company principles for how we interact with each other. We value top-notch collaboration and communication skills, both among internal teams and in how we interact with our users.

Engineering at HashiCorp is largely a remote team. While prior experience working remotely isn't required, we are looking for team members who perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy.

About the Role

Vault helps organizations secure dynamic infrastructure across any cloud and environments. The Developer Experience team focuses on providing workflows and beautiful functionality that delight developers using Vault.

This is a senior engineering role that will provide technical expertise and leadership for our developer-focused roadmap.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Collaborate with Developer Advocates, Design, Product Management, Engineering Management, Marketing and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Inform the technical approach and architecture of Vault as it relates to developer experiences.
  • Help contribute to the Vault community by providing code review, mentorship, and support to HashiCorp employees, community members, and partners.
  • Advocate and support improvements to Vault APIs and core to improve development and integration of tools and plugins.
  • Work on issues and improvements critical to the success of HashiCorp customers and the broader community.
  • Foster a culture of learning through iterative improvements and strong collaboration with UX research.

You may be a good fit for our team if:

  • You love hacking on various technologies to help developers use Vault
  • Delivered developer-focused software at high growth companies or divisions.
  • You have experience with systems programming in languages such as Go or C
  • Are comfortable working in a polyglot environment and working with top languages such as Java, C#, Javascript, and Python (and more)
  • You have experience with practical cryptography to ensure the privacy and integrity of data
  • You have experience building secure applications and authentication protocols 
  • You have experience working with distributed software
  • You have experience with customer support or OSS community support to help work with the Vault community
  • You have experience operating and maintaining production systems in a public cloud environment
  • You have expertise in one or more of the major public clouds
  • You are familiar with infrastructure management concepts
  • You have a working understanding of commonly-used security technologies
  • You have experience using Vault

In your cover letter, please describe why you're interested in working at HashiCorp, and on the Vault team in particular. Specifics of your past experience that are relevant to this role are great to include too.

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HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.

Benefits at HashiCorp

Note: some benefits may differ from one country to another.

Medical, dental & vision

HashiCorp offers your choice of medical plans as well as dental and vision coverage for you and any dependents, including spouses, domestic partners, and children. Coverage begins upon your first day of hire.

Life & disability insurance

HashiCorp provides life insurance coverage in the amount equal to your annual salary at no cost to you. If you would like additional coverage, you have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance for yourself or your dependents. You will also be covered under our short term and long term disability policies in the event that you are unable to work for an extended period of time due to a health condition.

Flexible spending account (FSA)

You can set aside pretax money to go towards the purchase or payment of approved health care and dependent care expenses. These can include copays, birth control, day care for children or elder adults, acupuncture, and more.

Vacation and Other Leaves

We believe in giving our employees the opportunity to recharge and refresh, and our vacation policy reflects that. Our Paid Vacation Policy offers employees 4 weeks of vacation per year. So, whether you’d like to vacation on a beach or relax at home, it’s up to you! Additionally, we offer 10 days of paid sick leave per year, bereavement leave, miscarriage leave and extended personal leave. We value your health and well-being and empower you to take ownership of your earned and well-deserved time away.

401(k)

Our 401(k) plan provides a variety of investment options to help you fund your retirement. The plan allows you to contribute a designated amount of your pre-taxed income from each paycheck thereby lowering your taxable annual income. The plan also offers employees the opportunity to enroll in Roth, and after-tax contributions.

Family Expansion Benefit

We are dedicated to supporting the needs of our employees and their families in a way that is inclusive of all family structures. That is why we’re proud to offer a Family Expansion Benefit through Carrot designed to support a variety of family expansion methods that range from Adoption to Fertility treatments, and can be customized to the needs and preferences of each individual employee.

Maternity and Parental Leave

To bond with their newborn, we provide birthing parents up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave via short-term disability and HashiCorp’s parental leave policy. For non-birthing parents (including adoptive) we offer 8 weeks of paid parental leave.

Expanded Mental Health Support

We understand the importance of supporting our employees mental health, and are committed to doing this through a variety of resources. In addition to offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), we provide employees access to an on-demand behavioral healthcare benefit through Ginger.