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Software Engineer, Growth



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023
At ActiveCampaign, Software Engineers work as part of a cross-functional product team in the design, implementation and maintenance of ActiveCampaign’s software product. In this role, you will join the Growth Team, who performs full-stack engineering to design and build new features and capabilities while solving technical problems. The Growth Team runs revenue growth experiments within the ActiveCampaign product and implements longer term revenue growth strategies including customer purchase and upgrade flows, and billing management. Have we said “revenue growth” enough? This is a highly business outcomes focused team!

What your day could consist of:

  • Independently produce quality, tested code according to coding standards, best practices, architectural technical vision.
  • Troubleshoot and debug large scale systems (user base of 185K+).
  • Validate designs by building performance and load testing tools.
  • Measure and optimize production systems.
  • Collaborate with your team and other teams to build services and APIs that enable feature work across our engineering organization.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing helpful feedback to your teammates.
  • Support legacy and modern services and applications in the public cloud and deploy them through CI/CD practices.

Technical Environment

  • A mix of monolithic PHP & Python microservice architectures
  • Microservices deployed into Kubernetes as docker imagesRead/write from both SQL and NoSQL technologies (MySQL, Snowflake, and DynamoDB)
  • Develop consumable APIs on the backend
  • As needed, build the consumers of those APIs on the frontend
  • Front-end languages including: JavaScript, React, JQuery, and HTMLPlaywright for functional testing
  • Tooling including: Gitlab, Vault, and Jira

What is needed:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Technical degree or related experience in a software engineering role.
  • Proficient working ability in 1-2 of the languages and technologies listed in the Technical environment section.
  • Familiarity with PHP/Python is a plus but not required - skill as a programmer is a must!
  • Experience creating test plans, writing automated test suites or implement an automated test framework.
  • Proficiency on a given technology, domain or system, to the point of independent delivery.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environmentAbility to participate in the team’s on-call rotation as a service owner.
About ActiveCampaign:
We are a category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) that helps over 185,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 850+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text.
As a global multicultural company, we are proud of our inclusive culture which embraces diverse voices, backgrounds, and perspectives. We don’t just celebrate our differences, we believe our diversity is what empowers our innovation and success. You can find out more about our DEI initiatives here.
As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently, and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 185,000 today to millions. We have been ranked in Best Places to Work on Built In Chicago in 2023, a best workplace for remote employees by Quartz and received recognition as a great place to work across all of our regions, and continue to be globally recognized for our employee-centric culture here.
Perks and benefits:
ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. You can see more of the details here, but some of our most popular benefits include:
-Comprehensive health and wellness benefits (including no premiums for employees on our HSA plan, telehealth and tele-mental health, and access to the Calm app for meditation)
-Open paid time off
-Generous 401(k) matching with no vesting
-Generous stipend to outfit your remote office
-Access to life coaches via Modern Health
-Cool swag
ActiveCampaign is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, pay, grow and promote no matter of gender, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, protected veteran status, physical and mental abilities, or any other identities protected by law.
Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) strive to foster a diverse inclusive environment by supporting each other, building a strong sense of belonging, and creating opportunities for mentorship and professional growth for their members.