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Software Engineer (SDK)

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$180k - $230k










  • Orkes is a platform for developers to build durable, distributed event-driven applications, focusing on scalability and visibility

  • Lead projects developing and maintaining SDKs using languages such as Golang, Python, C#, and more, prioritizing performance and security

  • Opportunities for growth include staying current with emerging technologies, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and contributing to SDK development practices


About Us

Orkes is a platform for developers to build durable, distributed event driven applications.  Based on the popular open source orchestration engine, Orkes lets developers focus on faster go to market with applications, scaling them to handle without having to worry about failures, scalability or visibility into the executions.

Your day-to-day at Orkes:

-Design and develop SDKs for our products, ensuring they are well-documented, easy to use, and adhere to industry best practices.

-Assist in developing and maintaining the SDK and CLI, focusing on making them easy to use and scalable

-Collaborate with external and internal engineers to understand requirements and translate them into technical specifications.

-Implement SDK features and functionality using programming languages such as Golang, Python, C#, Java, Rust, C/C++ or Swift taking into account factors such as performance, scalability, and security.

-Write clear and concise documentation for the SDKs, including usage guides, API references, and sample code.

-Conduct thorough testing of SDKs to identify and fix bugs, ensure compatibility with various platforms and environments, and optimize performance.

-Stay up-to-date with the latest software development trends, SDK technologies, and industry standards, and incorporate them into our SDK development process.

-Provide technical support to clients and partners using our SDKs, troubleshooting issues and offering guidance as needed.

-Participate in code reviews, sprint planning, and other agile development processes to maintain code quality and project timelines.

-Contribute to the continuous improvement of our SDK development practices, tools, and workflows.

Qualities that will help you succeed:

**-**5 + years of experience in software development, with a focus on building SDKs or similar developer tools.

-Proficiency in any of the following programming languages: Java, C#, Golang, Python, C++, Swift, Rust, Ruby.

-Strong understanding of software design principles, data structures, and algorithms.

-Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

-Self-motivated and proactive, with a passion for learning and staying current with emerging technologies.

The requirements listed in the job descriptions are guidelines. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable we would still love to hear from you.

More Details

The base salary for this role is between $180,000 USD- $230,000 USD. When determining compensation, a number of factors will be considered: skills, experience, job scope, location, and competitive compensation market data.

Start Date: ASAP

Status: Full time

Type: Remote

Location: United States

Department: Engineering

Reports to: CTO


-Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision

-Unlimited PTO

-Annual personal development fund

-Work headphones reimbursement

-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

-Life Insurance options

At Orkes, we are committed to building a team that reflects a rich tapestry of perspectives, identities, and professional experiences. We believe that diversity is not just a checkbox, but a driving force behind innovation, creativity, and success. By embracing a variety of backgrounds, we cultivate an inclusive environment where every team member feels valued and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

Join us at Orkes and be a part of a team where your unique perspectives are not only welcomed but celebrated. Together we are shaping the future technology by leveraging the strength that comes from embracing diversity in all its forms. Your Journey with us is an opportunity to contribute to something greater and make a lasting impact.