Zonar Systems Software Development Engineer II Job in Seattle, WA | Glassdoor

Software Development Engineer II

Zonar Systems – Seattle, WA

Job Description

Function: We’re looking for a solid linux-based Software Development Engineer with experience across the application stack to help us design, create and grow our applications and platforms. The amount of data we collect and process is staggering. We have big data challenges and are looking for folks that have a passion and experience delivering solutions within this problem set. No business problem will be too big or too small to meet customer expectations, achieve critical time to market, and deliver business value.

You will work closely with our product team to assess the implementation strategy to fulfill internal and external customer and business needs. This analysis will support the maintenance, implementation, and deployment of new business functionality through our agile software development lifecycle. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is comfortable with rapid changes in direction and environment. The successful candidate will be customer oriented, results driven and passionate about delivering innovative quality services to delight our customers.

Essential Tasks and Duties:

  • Develop applications and services across the stack to maintain existing features and deliver new features and support for Zonar’s products.

  • Deliver high quality features with quality and on-time meeting release plans and delivery commitments.

  • Instrument code to achieve insight on business metrics, usage, and performance.

  • Follow engineering best practices including unit testing, code reviews, and version control using GIT.

Additional Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.

  • Perform all other duties as required.

  • Overtime as required.

  • Travel as required to support Zonar’s needs.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and problem solving.

  • Proven experience implementing mission critical internet based applications implementing best practices for software code development, re-use, and componentization.

  • Highly proficient in Python, PHP, Web Service APIs, ReSTful services and XML. SQL is a plus.

  • Strong database skills, Postgres and/or Cassandra are a big plus. Design and implementation of features to process and query large sets of data. Be able to tune application and query performance.

  • Experience in designing and building large scale systems. Demonstrated knowledge with distributed and multi-threaded implementations a plus.

  • Passionate orientation and attention to customers.

  • Ability work well with others, motivate others and thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Able to set goals and achieve scheduled deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • BS or equivalent degree in computer science or related field.


  • 5+ years relevant work experience in software development.

Working Conditions: The standard work week is 40 hours, Mon-Fri 8AM – 5PM. Work generally conducted in a climate controlled office environment.

401K, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, and Tuition Assistance Program.

Zonar maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.