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Senior Microservices Software Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
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As a Software Engineer at SessionM, you will have the unique opportunity to join a successful and rapidly growing company and contribute to the development of an amazing Customer Data & Engagement Platform!
We have some of the world's most interesting people working on some of the most interesting projects for some of the world's biggest and best brands.
We are looking for a Software Engineer who thrives on the challenge of pushing high-volume consumer and business platforms to their next level. We are looking for an individual with a strong background in designing and developing scalable microservices, who has experience designing and implementing features for large-scale systems used by millions of mobile users per day, and who has significant experience with high volume internet services. Candidate must be familiar with current scalable multi-datacenter distributed computing technologies on commodity servers and microservices. Our current infrastructure leverages several technologies, including Linux, AWS, Cassandra, MySQL, AMQP, Redis, Ruby on Rails and GoLang. We use an agile development process.


  • Design and implement high availability GoLang based services and microservices that scale to millions and millions of requests per day
  • Develop core platform services and back-end APIs
  • Strong interest in developing quality infrastructure and processes
  • Create performant software, improve performance and maintain stability within the development life cycle
  • Be a team player with a winning attitude


  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • GoLang, Java or C/C++ (GoLang preferred)
  • Able to handle issues of service scaling and concurrency. 
  • SQL
  • Unix/Linux
  • Strong communication skills

Nice to Haves/Plusses

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Docker / Docker Compose (AWS ECS 
  • Messaging Systems (AMQP, SQS, or others)
  • Web Servers (Apache, Nginx, Thin)
  • AWS technologies (ECS, S3, RDS, Lambda)
  • DB/Caching (MySQL, Cassandra, Redis, Memcached)
  • Git VCS (Gitlab)

What we are offering

  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits.
  • Opportunity to get in early to build a world-class organization, shape the future of our team, our product, and our company.
  • Excitement of working on our high-volume - 4 billion transactions/day - and high-performance - 50 ms service response times - platform for some of the most exciting brands – Coca-Cola, Air Canada, Chipotle, L'Oreal to name a few.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM


Based in the Seaport of Boston, SessionM is lucky to be right on the water, conveniently located by public transport, restaurants, bars and shopping!

An Insider's view of SessionM

What’s the vibe like in the office?

One of the things I am always impressed by when I walk into our offices is how many concurrent conversations and discussions are taking place - near peoples' desks, in the kitchen, on the various couches etc. There is a true sense of collaboration and "problem-solving mode" at all times. It's very energizing and highly motivating!


Director, Talent Acquisition

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our clients are committed to providing their customers with best in class omnichannel marketing experiences. We are constantly working to build efficient products allowing for personalization at scale. An exciting challenge on my team is balancing how to capitalize on market opportunities quickly while also taking the time to design an amazing UX!


Director of Product

What makes someone successful on your team?

Passion, grit, and thirst for learning. It's amazing what you can accomplish when you love the work you do, work hard at it, and never stop honing your craft.


Senior Director, Strategy & Analytics

What are SessionM Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
SessionM provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
SessionM hosts company outings Semi-annually - usually a summer outing, and a holiday party!
Stocked Kitchen
SessionM's kitchen has cold brew on tap, endless snacks, candy, and a Bevi seltzer machine!
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Friday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
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