Senior Backend Software Engineer (Coverage Team)

Remote, USA

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About Sentry

Bad software is everywhere, and we’re tired of it. Sentry is on a mission to help developers write better software faster, so we can get back to enjoying technology.

With more than $217 million in funding and 85,000 organizations that believe we’re on to something, we're building performance and error monitoring tools that help companies like Disney, Microsoft, and Atlassian spend less time fixing bugs and more time building products. If you like to selfishly build things that make your digital life better, come help us build the next generation of software monitoring tools.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Coverage Engineer to build performant, reliable, and scalable code to help Codecov optimize for developer’s experience.

In this role you will

  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and subject matter experts to deliver impactful outcomes to the organization
  • Design scalable systems capable of handling our current capacity of hundreds of millions of discrete tasks per month and beyond
  • Tackle performance and reliability challenges in some of Codecov’s most mission critical systems
  • Serve as a technical leader and mentor on one of Codecov’s core engineering teams, helping to unblock others and prioritize their tasks
  • Frequently interact with other engineering, product, and business teams to help drive the future of Codecov’s products

You’ll love this job if you

  • Have a deep empathy for developers and a passion for helping to alleviate their pain points
  • Thrive in cross-functional environments, collaborating with individuals across many disciplines to deliver the best solutions possible
  • Are a natural prioritizer, and find enjoyment in ensuring that everyone is contributing toward the same goals


  • A deep empathy for developers and a passion for helping to alleviate their pain points
  • Contributed within a high-performing software engineering organization before and value high-quality work with attention to detail
  • Experience designing, extending, and maintaining high volume mission critical systems used by hundreds of thousands of end users
  • Experience with Python is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Django, Rust, and Postgres is a nice to have, but also not required
  • Providing technical leadership to an engineering team, this can be experience with mentoring, pair programming, breaking down tasks for more junior engineers, reviewing pull requests, etc


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees, 75% company-paid for dependents
  • Monthly commuter subsidy
  • 401k program
  • Learning & Development stipend
  • Charitable matching program
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Flexible working schedule and vacation policy, work from home policy, and real work/life balance
  • Catered lunches
  • Company events (Hack Weeks, All Hands, quarterly social events) and friends and family events
  • Optional relocation assistance - you are living in, or willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area

COVID Vaccine Required - Reasonable Accommodations for Medical or Religious Reasons Considered

Sentry values diversity and inclusivity in our company and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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