Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer 

Bellevue, WA

What Donuts is about 

From .life to .solutions to .news, we are the global leader in high-quality, top-level domains for unifying, managing and amplifying digital identity. And since work and technology should be fun, we are proud to include .rocks and .social in our leading portfolio. Donuts Inc. is headquartered in Bellevue, WA check us out at

What this role is about 

We are hiring a Senior Software Engineer for the Donuts product & registry software engineering team. This role is part of a team of great engineers responsible for the design, development and maintenance of various software systems. We are open to considering talented software engineers with experience in any of the major languages such as C# .NET, Java, Python, Go etc.
Our team is leveraging many of the AWS cloud technologies like AWS aurora postgresql, ecs (elastic containers), lambda, api-gateway, dynamodb, glue, and step functions just to highlight a few. We continue to expand our use of cloud technologies. 

What you’ll do in this role 

  • Take on challenges along with the team to define software using modern and/or cloud technologies to deliver reliability, scalability, testability and security.

  • Not only provide ideas, but embrace the best ideas and work in collaboration with the team to own the features and deliver the best software solutions.

  • Design and document new features using object-oriented concepts and databases, SOA/microservices, and message queues.

  • Learn and apply new design approaches and technologies.

  • Implement new features by developing .NET core applications in linux, REST API, class libraries using C#, MVC, VS 2019, Various RDBMS and No-SQL, Python, Go.

  • Continuously deliver features that meet acceptance criteria such as build quality, unit tests, integration tests, application logging, and security. 

  • Strive to build completely automated software delivery solutions for our code to stand up new environments in aws cloud

  • Work with QA to review test cases and ensure proper test case coverage. Maintain work items (defects, tasks) to reflect the work accomplished.

  • Develop and maintain build & release pipelines. Also, perform software releases to production using automation.

What we’d like to see in your experienc

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience developing enterprise software with object-oriented programming languages like C# .net core, Java or other major languages.

  • Experience working with cloud technologies, service-oriented architecture (SOA), service bus and queuing technologies are strong assets.

  • Experience writing web applications and services, background services and class libraries.

  • Experience with SQL (MS-SQL / MySQL / PostgreSQL), SQL query language, NoSQL

  • Proficient in troubleshooting technical problems.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Education requirement 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering. Master’s degree preferred.

Some things to know about Donuts 

  • Donuts offers a highly competitive compensation package and a friendly, collaborative culture that values employee engagement and ongoing career development. Donuts also offers great perks such as a catered weekly lunch, a fully-stocked kitchen including coffee, snacks and drinks, as well as great meal options and amenities around Bellevue. (Currently, due to Covid-19 we are working remotely from home).

  • Donuts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

Work location, authorization and eligibility

Applicants must be currently able to work in our Bellevue office location (when we return to the office) and currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis as a precondition of employment. Donuts will not provide sponsorship (work visas) for this role. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon acceptance of Donuts offer of employment.

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Our brand new office is located right in the center of it all in downtown Bellevue! Our beautiful space is close to literally everything...really!!

An Insider's view of Donuts Inc.

What are some social events your company does?

At Donuts we work hard & when it's time, we like to play hard too. There are a myriad of social activities that bring us together to get to know each other outside of the conference room. Fun Fridays, rolling up our sleeves to help at a food bank, teaming up w/colleagues in our annual Hackathon, or competing in a ping pong tourney!

Rob Toledo

Sr. Director, Marketing

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Donuts has a great culture of people that work together as an organization which I believe promotes no barriers to accessibility. People are treated with respect, trust and kindness and work as one team.

Serina Ness

VP, Controller

How does the company support your career growth?

At Donuts, you work alongside high caliber people who are experts at what they do. I've grown immensely by working with individuals and teams across the company. The deep experience your coworkers bring to the table is invaluable to both individual and company growth.

Shannon O'Donald

Product Marketing Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

To use a baseball analogy, I find the best hitters and try not to tell them how to swing.

Alvaro Alvarez

EVP, General Counsel & Secretary

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Donuts Hackathon! We develop many cool ideas and solutions and it's both fun and professionally rewarding. The BI, Sales, and Registry Support team are currently working on a project that was initiated from last year's Hackathon.

Angela Deng

Project Manager, Operations

What are Donuts Inc. Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community allows employees to volunteer and donate together to benefit local charities like Food Lifeline, Mary's Place and Hopelink.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Donuts values diversity and we respect each others differences.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Donuts employees may contribute up to the IRS limits annually.
Disability Insurance
Short and long term disability benefits provides 60% of your salary
Dental Benefits
We offer Delta Dental benefits: 100% of diagnostic and preventative costs are covered and after a $50 deductible, 90% of basic services are covered.
Vision Benefits
After a $10 co-pay the VSP vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams and offers $130 for frames or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Donuts offers different Health Insurance Plans, and will help you to choose the best fit for you!
Life Insurance
Donuts Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary (up to $500k)
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
On site Yoga for all Donuts. Namaste!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Donuts matches employee contributions dollar for dollar up to $5,000 each year
Company Equity
We are all growing this company together, so we provide options for all!
Performance Bonus
Everyone at all levels are in the same bonus plan. We win and or learn as a team!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the primary caretaker. Donuts also provides 8 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Whatever it takes to get your job done. Each team has it's own needs, so check in with your manager, but we are a tech company and we are nothing if not agile
Remote Work Program
Just check in with your manager, we are humans and we get that working from home is sometimes necessary!
Family Medical Leave
Donuts meets and fare often exceeds the minimum federal guidelines for FMLA
Company sponsored family events
The company that plays together stays together
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Donuts employees are encouraged to take time off to recharge. We offer 20 days PTO each year. Employees may rollover up to 200 hours into the next year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Donuts Employees receive 5 days per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Donuts offers two large scale functions for employees and their families each year and departments tend to have a couple of outings on their own as well.
Game Room
Take a break and stretch out in our game room...we offer two ping pong tables, and a Mini-Golf course!
Stocked Kitchen
You want to be at Donuts when the zombie apocalypse occurs. Our snacks are top of the line; you will not go hungry on our watch!
Some Meals Provided
Donuts provides lunch and employees (including the CEO) sit together and catch up. It is not the only day we get the benefit of a free lunch, but it is a scheduled day we gather.
Happy Hours
It's always five o'clock somewhere right?
We offer employees Free on-site parking.
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Donuts offers job training and the ability to attend conferences (nothing like heading to Vegas in July)!
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers $1,500 to each employee to further their professional education.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Every month Donuts offers everyone a free lunch (with a side of learning).
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Donuts offers $1,500 annually for employees who wish to continue their professional education.
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Professional certifications means our employees are gaining knowledge, so yes we love supporting this!
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