Senior Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Foundation) at OneSignal | Powderkeg

Location: United States (Remote)

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Engineering

OneSignal is a Remote First Collaboration Company, offering Remote work as the default option across the United States. We offer in-office experiences in San Mateo, CA and New York, NY.

Our blog contains more information about the OneSignal Engineering [career ladder]( introduce-an-engineering-career-ladder-to-your-company/), [compensation model]( engineering-compensation-model/), remote-first culture, and our diverse team. Our salary bands are available on AngelList.

OneSignal has a lot of the great tech startup qualities you'd expect, but we don't stop there. Our massive scale and small team, emphasis on healthy life balance and kindness in all our interactions, and focus on ownership and personal growth make OneSignal a uniquely great place to work.

Our Product Engineering group builds our main product interface ( and API. OneSignal is used by 1.5 million+ marketers and developers, and sends over 10 billion messages each day to billions of devices. Our small team’s work makes a massive impact. We tackle challenges at the intersection of engineering and product development, like notification authoring for over a dozen different platforms and multiple mediums (push, in-app, SMS, and email) and intelligent message delivery customized to each recipient.

About the Team: Our Foundation team has the express purpose of improving developers’ iteration, productivity, and foundational experiences at OneSignal. Specifically, we focus on common workflows and processes for the Product Engineering team. We operate by prioritizing what will have the most direct, large impact upon engineers at OneSignal.

In a typical month, a Product Engineer at OneSignal might:

  • Solve challenging business use-cases in a project with elegant, readable code and clear tests
  • Propose technical investments to make our systems faster, safer, more maintainable, or better in a way you’re passionate about—then drive it forward with your colleagues.
  • Participate in code reviews and help in software architecture decisions
  • Iterate with the Engineering team on product or technical specs and designs, weighing in not just on feasibility but on opportunities driven by great tech.

What you'll bring:

  • 4+ years software engineering experience building high volume, scalable SaaS applications from end-to-end
  • Strong proficiency with React + Typescript
  • Ruby + Rails, or equivalent with the desire to learn Ruby on Rails at OneSignal
  • Experience with common testing libraries for React.js or Ruby on Rails systems
  • A passion for mentoring junior or mid-level software engineers to achieve technical excellence together
  • You stay on top of new technologies and love to tinker with new tools
  • Experience breaking down large-sized projects into easily understandable tasks and working with a team to drive projects forward

Qualities we look for:

  • Friendliness
  • Modesty
  • Ability to collaborate well on a team
  • Can deliver solutions independently
  • Self Starter
  • Love of learning

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place in our workplace.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Foundation)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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