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Staff Software Engineer

Vacant position(s) at Optimizely (formerly Episerver) - Hanoi, Vietnam.
Position ID: #2188
Dept: Software Engineering
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Optimizely is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to lead a team of experienced engineers in the development of services critical to it. At Optimizely, Staff Software Engineers are technical leaders with a broad impact on large software challenges, across multiple product lines, and over extended time horizons. They deliver great products, enable their colleagues, and champion engineering excellence.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead an engineering team in the development of high-quality, maintainable, and scalable search services
  • Coordinate and guide a team in the design, development, deployment, and operation of the service that enables Optimizely's ability to enhance customer experience
  • Collaborate within and across departments to clear roadblocks, facilitate progress, and enable team to deliver on their commitments
  • Make high-judgment decisions around technology and strategy
  • Champion engineering excellence and continuously drive software engineering development lifecycle improvements in your team as well as cross-team
  • Take ownership of the quality of the product as well as the responsibility to coach and mentor other members of the team.

Knowledge and Experience

  • You have 7+ years of experience in the development of scalable, production services, backend development
  • You have strong experience with Azure Cloud Computing platform and understanding of scaling and reliability concerns
  • You have 3+ years of experience leading teams from conception to delivery of services
  • You have experience designing services and APIs with concern for performance, availability, observability
  • You ascribe to DevOps principles regarding delivery performance, quality, and customer satisfaction
  • You maintain an awareness of the state of technology, tools, and techniques
  • You model servant leadership, collaborate constructively with both technical and non-technical colleagues, and effectively articulate plans.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science or engineering preferred) or equivalent work experience


  • Displaying Technical Expertise
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Solving Complex Problems
  • Demonstrating Initiative
  • Delivering High Quality Work
Position ID: #2188
Dept: Software Engineering
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About Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


  • 5 working days /week with flexible working time and no overtime;
  • Annual luxury Kick-off vacation;
  • International, professional, creative working environment and talented teams
  • Onsite opportunities in Europe and US;
  • Common cultural-sportive- art Clubs and activities, sponsored and/or supported by the Company (Ex: Football, GYM, Swimming, Guitar, English…).
  • Powerful workstation: Core i7-9700, 16-32 GB RAM, 02 x QHD 2560x1440 monitors (2K resolution);
  • 100% official salary during the probation period, 13th month salary, annual salary raise;
  • 12 days of annual leave and 3 days of company holidays (New Year eve 31/12, Junteenth day 18/6, Work Anniversary)
  • Up to 03 extra paid-leave days per year
  • A free “Hacking day” per month for self-studying and researching any IT-related subjects;
  • Social, Health and Unemployed Insurance are based on 100% Gross salary and fully paid by Company;
  • Extra bonus at $ 60 per special occasions (Birthday, Labour Day, National Day, Solar New year, Lunar New Year);
  • Lunch allowance at $30 per month;
  • Baby allowance for a child under 03 years old is $ 12 per month;
  • AON Premium Healthcare Insurance package for employees and their children up to 18 years old.
  • Daily various foods, drink, and seasonal fresh fruits;