Senior Software Engineer, Platform Authentication at Kyruus | Powderkeg

Location: Remote OR Portland, OR

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software Development

First and foremost, Kyruuvians care deeply about our vision to enable human beings to care for human beings, our mission, and our CORE values:

Caring – We care about doing the right thing , in the right way, every time.

Ownership – We own both our successes and our mistakes, taking responsibility and always learning how to be better.

Respect – We respect and celebrate the individual traits that enable each of us, our customers, our providers, and our patients, to be the best that we can be.

Empowerment – We embrace a culture that supports everyone’s ability to contribute and lead.


  • You will be a member of the Platform Authentication Team, which owns the services and tools that enable both external and internal authentication, collaborates on our infrastructure-as-code solution, and works with Engineering teams and Architecture to help drive architectural changes.


  • You'll write or review design and architecture proposals.
  • You'll design and code new microservices.
  • You'll design and code new features.
  • You'll become a subject matter expert on microservices inherited from other teams.
  • You add monitoring and instrumentation to services for operational performance and
  • availability.
  • You maintain existing microservices.

Respect: How You'll Use Your Professional Skills

  • You'll assist in modernizing software development in an agile manner; specifically:
  • Creating new services.
  • Adding features to services.
  • Writing unit, integration, and performance tests.
  • Fixing bugs.

Cloud Development; specifically:

  • You'll propose and implement solutions using AWS core services.
  • You'll fix bugs involving the orchestration of services.
  • You'll own containerized microservices.

Information Sharing; specifically:

  • You'll document the design, development setup, and troubleshooting steps for a service.
  • You'll transfer knowledge to the new owners of a service.
  • You'll receive knowledge when the team becomes the owner of a service.
  • You'll explain the design of systems using both diagrams and text.
  • You'll provide working examples of usage for non-developers.

Collaboration; specifically:

  • Across teams – other software and infrastructure teams.
  • Within your team.
  • Where you are the bridge between teams.

People you would work with:

  • Software Engineers on the Platform Authentication Team.
  • Development and DevOps Engineers on other teams.
  • Test Engineers.
  • Architects.

Bonus Points:

  • You have a strong background in monitoring and metrics. One of the big upcoming initiatives is to improve our dashboards and monitors for our systems. You will play a key role in both defining and implementing these dashboards and monitors.

Empowerment: How You'll Know You're Succeeding

  • You enjoy coding and deliver high-quality, robustly coded, easy-to-reason-about software.
  • You complete your tasks reliably and on time to help the team achieve roadmap goals and customer commits.
  • You ask for help when you’re blocked and invest in learning from mentors as well seek
  • training opportunities to improve your skills as a software engineer.
  • You are assigned tasks of increasing level of complexity that you’re able to complete with growing confidence that your deliverables meet the user and business requirements
  • You contribute to improving your team’s software development and deployment processes and are able to demonstrate a high degree of predictability and accountability in delivering your work.

Where You’ll Go From Here

  • Kyruuvians in a Senior Engineer role can move in a linear career path to a Senior Engineer II position. From the Senior Engineer position, you can choose to develop along one of two tracks - individual contributor, as a Principal Software Engineer I, or management, as a Manager, Engineering.
  • Kyruus also loves to see an internal transfer. If a linear career path is not what you’re looking for, you can work with your manager and HR to explore lateral moves to other parts of the organization as you continue to grow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kyruus is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Kyruus has facilities.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer, Platform Authentication
  • Company
  • Location
    Boston, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
Ready to apply?
Ready to apply?