Senior Software Engineer

  • 2755 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Otter's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies for the outdoor industry that change how billions of users sign waivers, explore, and interact with one another. Our products need to handle information at massive scale, and extend well beyond web search. We're looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Otter’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to become an integral part of our team! You will be responsible for creating and modifying computer application software or specialized utility programs. 

As a full stack software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Otter’s needs. Current needs include high-impact projects in security and core data infrastructure work helping to expand our global data center presence.

If you are an engineer who can bring fresh ideas from areas of security, APIs, data management and has a passion for pushing technology forward then Otter is the place for you.


  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions
  • Work with project manager or product owner to meet specification needs
  • Recommend software upgrades to optimize operational efficiency
  • Review and optimize software data and security
  • Collaborate with other developers to design and optimize code
  • Create flowcharts and user guides for new and existing programs
  • Document all programming tasks and procedures
  • Perform routine software maintenance
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance networking software solutions.
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables.



  • Back End ( Node JS (5 years) + Nest)
  • Front End (HTML5/CSS3/Typescript (5 years) + ReactJS (5 years)
  • Systems: Linux, PostgreSQL, AWS (VPC/ECS/EC2/S3/etc)
  • Security: 256-bit AES encryption, SQLInjection, XSS
  • Experience integrating against and building REST/GraphQL APIs.
  • Relational database experience (Postgres).
  • Comfortable working with git.
  • A passion for lean, clean and organized code.
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaborative teams to communicate design and build ideas effectively.
  • Familiarity and comfort with a TDD based workflow.
  • Experience building, deploying, operating services with Node.js and AWS.
  • Clean scalable SCSS experience.
  • Would be great if you also have Familiarity of AWS technologies (Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS).

Additional Information


  • Resume
  • Github repository
  • Cover Letter
  • Fill out our application:
  • Pay: $90,000-$120,000