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2022-31496 -

Staff Software Engineer

Location(s): London, United Kingdom
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Do you want to help us power prosperity across the world? At Intuit we work with millions of small businesses, self-employed and consumers to ensure they have the tools to be prosperous.

Originally founded in 1983, Intuit has established itself as an incredible technology company.  Over the past 35 years, Intuit continually reinvents itself and leads the market with double-digit annual growth and 2019 revenue of over $6.7B.

Intuit has three main product brands, QuickBooks, online accounting, Payroll, payments software, TurboTax, personal tax software, and Mint, personal finance planning, and is a massive name in the US (check out our recent QuickBooks. Making Tax Digital. , Turbo Tax Live 2022 and also last year’s Super Bowl ads). Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, over the last 5-10 years Intuit has expanded globally to Australia, UK, Canada, India, and Brazil, and Intuit knows that the next phase of growth for the company is going to come from markets like France.

Intuit prides itself on creating an amazing place to work; having been awarded 3rd place by Great Place to Work UK, and being on Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work for” every year for the past 18 years. Intuit's true north goal focuses on employees first, then customers and then shareholders - employees who have amazing experiences deliver an awesome product for customers, which in turn leads to great shareholder return. Intuit embodies this principle by training every employee, regardless of their role, in 'design for delight' our internal methodology for building innovative, customer-first features.

Technology is at the heart of everything we do; from using the latest technologies like React and Kubernetes to our commitment to the open-source community. Intuit is continually contributing to hugely successful projects such as Argo, a set of Kubernetes Workflow and CI/CD tools.

Intuit also has a social Initiatives We Care & Give Back is one of Intuit’s longest-standing values. It is deeply rooted in our culture and is reflected in the many ways in which our employees give some of their time, talent and resources to further their passions – be it through skills-based giving, workplace volunteer events or personal community impact endeavours. With paid time off to pursue volunteerism, you are empowered to further Intuit’s mission to power prosperity for those who need it most.

The Role

Come join the Small Business & Self-Employed Group (SBSEG) as a Staff Software Engineer in the London office.We're looking for an amazing technologist to build great features by experimenting, learning fast, incorporating customer feedback to make QuickBooks Online highly scalable, performant and a delightful product for our customers.

QuickBooks Online is the world's No. 1 Cloud Accounting solution serving millions of small & medium businesses worldwide.

Imagine working on a product with 4+ million paid users, serving 160+ countries worldwide, multiple languages and releases happening regularly. The current architecture is based on a micro-frontend architecture using typescript/React/GraphQL and microservices using  Java/Kotlin/Spring. Our Target Architecture is Event-Driven, follows the Domain-Driven Design principles and we are as well exploring some exciting ML opportunities. We take page load times extremely seriously, we take pride in designing picture perfect pixels, we build functionality with mobile and global first mindset. You will be working with one of our scrum teams helping to improve the product in multiple ways: deliver customer value via key product features, ensure we maintain our strategic architectural goals and last but not least maintain the code top quality! You need to be hands-on, acting as a team member/lead in a 5 member Scrum team. You will be a strong coach who can lead and mentor other engineers in the team as well as help out on the overall Frontend and Backend architectures used by 4+ teams.

If you want to be part of something big and special, it is the job for you. There has never been a better time to be with Intuit. Come join us and be a part of this exciting journey and write history!

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in design and development of large-scale, consumer-facing web and/or mobile applications
  • Expertise with any of the following: Typescript/React/Redux/LESS/Sass//Node.js/Java/Python/Kotlin/Groovy/Spring
  • Expertise in design and development with one or more of the following RESTFull/GraphQL/gRPC APIs
  • Expertise in the industry best development practices, e.g. Test-Driven Development/Test Pyramid, Design Patterns, etc.
  • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) working with tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Git.
  • Experience with Agile and Lean Software Development
  • Proven Business Acumen - Strategic Thinking & Strategy Development
  • Strong leadership experience: Leading meetings, presenting, technical go-to person, and cross-functional leader
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Building strong teams - set and evangelize vision, facilitative leadership, attract and retain key talent
  • Experience in classical Multitier architecture development; working knowledge of Domain-Driven Design and Hexagonal and Event-Driven Architectures
  • Experience to set up and managing Cloud Infrastructure (AWS), Docker/Kubernetes, Big-Data, Analytics and Monitoring Tools
  • Always Be Learning: Experience with open source technologies, prototyping and/or researching the up and coming technology and solutions
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience

 

Responsibilities

  • You can work with a wide range of technologies and shine on your best strengths
  • Help business to deliver great results and value for the customer
  • Work cross-functionally with various Intuit teams including product management, UX, various product lines, and/or other business units across the world to solve real customer problems.
  • Acting as the technical subject matter expert: Mentoring fellow engineers, demonstrating technical expertise, and leading a small team solving challenging programming and design problems
  • Gather functional requirements, technical specifications, plan for testing and monitoring
  • Solve challenging programming, domain and architectural problems! With well architected, elegant mobile-first solutions!
  • Owning the team services/infrastructure and supporting the domain, resolving defects/bugs during testing, pre-production, production.
  • Enhance team’s/company’s Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies and practices
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"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Joylyn Intuit employee
"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Heather Intuit employee
"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Jake Intuit employee
"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Breaunna Intuit employee
"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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Chelsia Intuit employee
"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."

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