Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to over 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.  

Last year, more than $3.3 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers. 

This is an engagement through Upwork’s Hybrid Workforce Solutions (HWS) Team. Our Hybrid Workforce Solutions Team is a global group of professionals that support Upwork’s business. Our HWS team members are located all over the world.

Work/Project Scope:

  • You will be working with teams of 15+ engineers, product managers, and designers to build outstanding features for our users!
  • You will need to attend at least three meetings weekly (often in Eastern time, and lasting 1-2 hrs each)
  • Our setup requires collaborative work which includes code reviews and writing supporting documentation
  • You’ll share the ownership of our code domain and will actively work to increase its quality and reduce technical debt

Must Haves (Required Skills):

  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • Knowledge of Perl
  • Good understanding of system design principles, 
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, REST
  • Self-motivation, self-organization and self-education skills
  • English on at least an intermediate level (should be able to pass the technical interview in English)
  • Basic knowledge of Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, Node.js, or other server-side languages
  • Consistent track record of collaborating with large, distributed teams of engineers over documentation and code
  • A desire to learn new technologies and continually develop your professional skills
  • Comfortable working with AWS
  • Experience building / supporting high load web applications and solving scalability issues

Upwork is proudly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   



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