Staff Software Engineer

Fanatics, Inc. San Mateo, CA

About the Job

Company Overview

What you'll do: As a Software Engineer in the Cloud Commerce team at Fanatics, you will have the opportunity to work on multi-tenant distributed systems and micro service architecture. The team specializes in running high throughput, reliable services; our applications sustain sudden bursts of traffic to serve Sports Fanatics all with an uptime in excess of 99.99%. You will design, develop and support the core platform and services on Cloud and onPremise serving individuals and organizations.

Who You Are:

  • You are passionate about building scalable systems and have experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems and performance analysis.
  • You have expertise developing on the JVM, including asynchronous I/O, and concurrency.
  • You value a great tech stack, and constantly think about developer productivity and software lifecycle
  • You are the go-to troubleshooter when it comes to triaging complex problems and finding the needle in the haystack.


  • BS or MS in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Expertise with Java. Experience with Golang or C++/C# a plus.
  • 5+ Years of Software Development


  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation).
  • Expertise in service oriented architecture, distributed systems
  • Ability to effectively articulate and drive solutions to technical and business challenges
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Willingness to own all stages of development process: requirements, design, implementation, testing, and operational support
  • Excellent interpersonal communication with strong verbal / written English skills