Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level

O'Reilly Auto Parts

Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

Senior Software Engineer | O’Reilly Auto Parts | United States

Sr. Software Engineer

Job Overview

A Sr. Software Engineer will utilize expert knowledge in multiple business and/or technology functions to ensure the quality and maintainability of the O’Reilly code base. This position will work with a high degree of independence to develop or lead the development of software systems. Sr. Software Engineers will focus on the consistent application of software development best practices and the process and procedures surrounding the software development life cycle.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains a working knowledge of new and emerging coding techniques and standards, programming languages, and technology in general as it relates to the needs of the company.
  • Trains and guides developers on proper code construction of new software systems.
  • Works with Software Architects and management to help shape coding standards and software development life cycle best practices.
  • Leads and guides projects through the complete software development life cycle while focusing on code design efforts and leading others to elegant solutions.
  • Responsible for multiple software applications and managing tasks and resources while utilizing modern project management principles.
  • Leads the development of multiple projects at one time.
  • Conducts code reviews and ensures coding best practices are being followed.
  • Recommend software improvements and changes to systems, as needed.
  • May approve software to be deployed to production systems.
  • Perform software and data analysis to uncover issues and solve complex problems that span multiple systems.
  • Lead various meetings to gather software requirements and project details.
  • Conduct software demos to educate and train others in the use of software.
  • Debug and correct complex software defects.
  • Develop new or modify existing software using coding best practices.
  • Create or update advanced project documentation.
  • Test software to validate accuracy of code and high-quality software systems.
  • Maintain an advanced understanding of the software and system(s) supported by their team, as well as the overall company business
  • Asses the financial impact of IT projects.
  • May supervise other developers
  • Participate in annual performance reviews, provide feedback, and conduct quarterly goal reviews as needed.
  • Conduct project lessons learned activities and code review sessions.
  • Provide project updates and report project time as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field (7+ years O’Reilly software development experience will be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Ability to establish the value and cost of an IT project
  • Advanced understanding of change management and the O’Reilly change control process and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of Project Development Life Cycle (PDLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Solid understanding of secure coding techniques and best practices
  • Strong ability to articulate advanced technical concepts, write technical documentation, and teach others
  • Expert knowledge in software debugging and testing, complex computer systems (multiple programs, databases, communications etc), and analysis and design.
  • Expert problem-solving skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to lead and get results from others
  • Must be able to learn independently but also work well in a team environment
  • Flexible scheduling availability including nights and weekends


  • Advanced understanding of financial methods to evaluate ROI of IT projects
  • Advanced education in leadership and teambuilding
  • Advanced skills in Project Management and Business Analysis
  • Advanced technical training or certifications related to scope of work


All full time team members are eligible for a benefits package that is designed to offer convenience and security to our team members and their families. Programs, resources and benefit eligibility varies based on employment status, average hours worked, location and length of service. For detailed benefits info, please click here or type in your browser.

Compensation Range

$105,000.00 – $135,000.00 annually, pay will be based upon applicable experience, training and skills


This job is eligible for an annual cash bonus based on individual goal achievement.

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