Software Engineer - Research Platform

Qualtrics - Provo, UT

At Qualtrics, our mission is to close experience gaps—the costly differences between what customers and employees expect, and what they’re receiving.

9,000+ organizations worldwide and more than 80% of the Fortune 100 rely on the Qualtrics Experience Management Platform™ to collect, analyze, and act on feedback—more feedback than they ever thought possible. With Qualtrics XM, organizations can run the four core experiences of business—customer, employee, product, and brand experience. Organizations can be at every meaningful touchpoint, for every experience, and predict what will resonate most with customers and employees.

About the Team

The Core Research Platform engineering team is what drives Qualtrics XM Platform. You will be building leading edge technologies that will enable our customers to collect the data they need across the 4 key XM funnels.

As a Software Development Engineer, you will apply your distributed systems knowledge, familiarity with frontend development, databases, various storage engines, and web service design and implementation to build extraordinary software and services. Each team has freedom on choosing the stack on each project, allowing engineers to experiment and excite them to learn new, up and coming technologies like, reactjs, GoLang, Scala, Spark and Galera. Primarily, our stack includes AngularJS, node.js, Java, PHP, JavaScript, mongoDB, MySQL, and Cassandra.

Success includes authoring and loving simple solutions to solve hard customer problems and crafting systems in an agile environment to withstand hyper growth. You will also own quality from end to end accepting it is an inspiring challenge and one of the reasons Qualtrics is such an exciting place to work!

Day in the Life

  • Develop scalable, fast, robust, and simple web-based solutions to tackle complex business problems
  • Implement new features and optimize existing ones to drive maximum performance
  • Have worked on frontend development and have familiarity with backend services
  • Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from other specialists, tech-ops, and product managers
  • Attend daily stand-up meetings, collaborate with your peers, prioritize features, and work with a sense of urgency to deliver value to your customers

Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • 2-8 years of meaningful experience
  • Strong level of curiosity and interest to learn
  • Strong algorithms, data structures and coding background
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Experience with web infrastructure and distributed systems
  • Experience with software engineering standard methodologies (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design document)

What differentiates us from other companies

  • Work life integration is deeply important to us - we have frequent office events, team outings, and happy hours.
  • We take pride in our offices design aiming at cultivating creativity from our rooftop views to an open and collaborative work space.
  • On top of standard benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc) we provide snacks, drinks, and free lunches in our office.
  • We believe in sharing Qualtrics success which is part of the compensation for all employees.


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