Staff Engineer (Mailchimp)


Atlanta, GA, USA

Full time



May 14


Intuit Mailchimp is a leading marketing platform for small businesses. We empower millions of customers around the world to build their brands and grow their companies with a suite of marketing automation, multichannel campaigns, CRM, and analytics tools.

We are seeking a Staff Engineer to help us build, maintain, and support all of the Mailchimp platform. You can expect to help set the team’s technical direction and bring operational focus to projects that directly impact the future of the department, company, and Mailchimp integration developers globally.

The ideal candidate has experience building and operating large web applications, plus extensive familiarity with cloud-based operations. They should have knowledge of current technology trends and patterns, and be a skilled communicator and collaborator comfortable working across multiple teams and departments.

Intuit Mailchimp is a hybrid workplace , giving employees the opportunity to collaborate in person with team members in our Atlanta and Brooklyn offices two or more days per week.

What You'll Bring

  • You have extensive experience working within large-scale development environments
  • You have experience developing, maintaining, and deploying systems onto cloud-based providers (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • You have exceptional analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • You have experience with system-level troubleshooting (understanding logs, strace, netstat, top/htop, istat, etc.)
  • You have extensive experience scaling large web applications backed by Apache, Nginx, Haproxy, and other tools.
  • You have significant coding experience in Bash, Python, PHP, Go, or other languages that can be demonstrated through a portfolio of code.
  • You have experience with databases, particularly MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • You’re a thoughtful communicator--our team is distributed, so effective written communication is key.
  • You have experience with containerization.

How You Will Lead

  • You'll establish patterns that help with consistency and engineer effectiveness.
  • You'll architect and implement projects consistent with our philosophy and guidelines.
  • You'll ensure developmental focus for the company's biggest initiatives.
  • You'll understand the operational needs of other departments.
  • You'll work collaboratively to solve complex issues.
  • You'll provide technical guidance on large-scale projects that may span multiple engineering teams.
  • You'll collaborate with, mentor, and train other engineers.
  • You'll remain up-to-date on evolving tools and patterns for managing infrastructure, guiding our implementation of them when necessary.
  • You'll work with a distributed team to push projects forward by providing feedback on code and architecture decisions.

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