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Software Engineer (Backend)



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Software Engineer (Backend)

ID 2024-24264
Product Development
Position Type

Company Overview

Docusign brings agreements to life. Over 1.5 million customers and more than a billion people in over 180 countries use Docusign solutions to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people’s lives. With intelligent agreement management, Docusign unleashes business-critical data that is trapped inside of documents. Until now, these were disconnected from business systems of record, costing businesses time, money, and opportunity. Using Docusign’s Intelligent Agreement Management platform, companies can create, commit, and manage agreements with solutions created by the #1 company in e-signature and contract lifecycle management (CLM).

What you'll do

The Software Engineer will focus on and be a part of our backend team working with core functionalities and infrastructure of the product. It is a wide range of tasks including performance, scaling, deployment, provisioning, telemetry and other core functionalities. Further evolving our automation and test automation is also a vital part of the role.

This position is an Individual Contributor reporting to the Director of Engineering.


  • Perform development tasks within the team
  • Participate in solution and vision discussions in the team
  • Secure key KPI’s of the product such as performance, scaling, upgradeability and maintainability
  • Drive your own work and securing progress with own responsibility
  • Own some of our technical components

Job Designation

Hybrid: Employee divides their time between in-office and remote work. Access to an office location is required. (Frequency: Minimum 2 days per week; may vary by team but will be weekly in-office expectation)

Positions at Docusign are assigned a job designation of either In Office, Hybrid or Remote and are specific to the role/job. Preferred job designations are not guaranteed when changing positions within Docusign. Docusign reserves the right to change a position's job designation depending on business needs and as permitted by local law.

What you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experiences coding in production (Java, Python, Scala)
  • Strong understanding and experience in agile methodologies
  • Fluency in English


  • Proven expertise and experience in one or multiple of the following areas:
  • Designing and developing scalable cloud based software platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP, IBM)
  • Creating production ready software systems in AI and machine learning
  • Building large scale big data pipelines using Spark or other frameworks with Databricks, Cloudera, MAPR, Teradata with solid understanding of the big data architecture
  • Track record of ideation and innovating technology at scale

Life at DocuSign

Working here

Docusign is committed to building trust and making the world more agreeable for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what’s right, every day. At Docusign, everything is equal.

We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you’ll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.


Docusign is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need such an accommodation, or a religious accommodation, during the application process, please contact us at [email protected].

If you experience any issues, concerns, or technical difficulties during the application process please get in touch with our Talent organization at [email protected] for assistance.

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