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Senior Backend Software Engineer

San José, Costa Rica Job ID JR0238329 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Do you want to innovate and create an industry-leading developer cloud?

The Intel cloud team within the Software and Advanced Technology Group (SATG) is developing and shaping the way people think about computing by focusing on developers, ecosystem partners, and academia. We are redefining the space with cutting-edge cloud services which leverage our portfolio of industry-leading SW and HW. Join us if you want to drive the business success of the world’s most innovative developer cloud.

This full-time position aims to find a new member of our software development team.

You will work together with other development team members to: 

  • Derive infrastructure design requirements.
  • Build, test, and automate tools appropriate to the project, and/or implement and maintain those systems.
  • Own the end-to-end delivery pipeline, including source code management, versioning/tagging strategy, component build and packaging, test automation tooling, required security and IP scans, any third-party conformance tools, artifact storage, and distribution.
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions for increased automation, reliability, and/or velocity within the pipeline through the implementation of robust infrastructure telemetry, KPIs, and indicators, and by monitoring and applying industry best practices.

Expected behavioral traits:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and willing to work independently and in teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse levels of management in identifying and resolving issues.
  • Exercising judgment and discretion to develop solutions, remove obstacles and redefine approaches.
  • Willingness to share technical knowledge with junior peers.
  • Contribute to team members learning new technical and non-technical skills.
  • Proven positive attitude and effective communication skills.
  • Proactive and quality oriented.
  • Deal with frequent changes in the environment and unexpected events.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.

Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced English level.
  • Candidate must have a permanent unrestricted right to work in Costa Rica.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • The following areas through work or education with at least 5 years of experience:
    • Programming experience with one or more of the following languages: Python and Go.
    • Technical knowledge in CI/CD systems (such as Jenkins), automation, and general DevOps technology.
    • Understanding good software engineering practices, source control management, and testing methodologies.
    • Experience with Agile software development practices and Scrum framework.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Programming experience with Bash and advanced Linux knowledge.
  • Technical knowledge of Docker containers, Kubernetes, and Docker registries.
  • Experience deploying using Helm Charts.
  • Experience with test-driven development and unit testing.

Inside this Business Group
Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing – across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
Maggie, Offensive Security Researcher

Maggie Offensive Security Researcher

“I’ve always wanted to do something that changes the world — at Intel, I feel appreciated, and I’ve gained more confidence in myself. It makes me feel like I’m capable of doing great things.”

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