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Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

Type of work
Employment Type
B2B, Permanent
Operating mode


ShiftKey is the first scheduling and credential management platform designed to combat the US healthcare shortage by directly connecting healthcare professionals with top-tier facilities.

Company profile

Tech stack


Job description

Online interview

About ShiftKey

ShiftKey is a platform disrupting how healthcare facilities find licensed and certified professionals to fill available shifts. Leveraging marketplace dynamics and deep industry knowledge, the company is vital in mitigating America’s healthcare staffing shortages, enabling direct connections between facilities and healthcare professionals. By offering the opportunity to work as much or as little as they choose and putting the power back into the hands of healthcare workers, ShiftKey is bringing more licensed professionals back into the workforce, a solution that is solving a major crisis in healthcare. For more information, visit

The role

We are currently seeking a Staff Software Engineer to join our stellar Engineering team. As a pivotal member of our core team, you will assume responsibility for designing, implementing, and delivering high-impact solutions. Your primary objectives will revolve around introducing novel features, implementing innovative functionalities, and optimizing performance. 

The role requires a visionary mindset and hands-on contribution, affording you significant autonomy in devising solutions and influencing problem-solving approaches. You should have a strong inclination towards ideal software design but a pragmatic approach to realistic implementations.

Our organizational philosophy promotes an open-minded approach, empowering you to propose and implement new technologies with valid reasoning. While this role grants considerable freedom, it is accompanied by a substantial responsibility, making it particularly suitable for individuals who thrive in dynamic environments and seek opportunities to make a meaningful impact. 

Where you’ll work

You have to be located in Poland to be considered for this position. You’ll have the flexibility to choose between remote work or working from our office in Warsaw.

What you’ll be doing

  • Working collaboratively within a specialized team to address high-priority deliverables across multiple teams and technologies.
  • Focusing on developing specifically tailored solutions to address complex and unclear problems within the realm of business responsibilities. This includes tasks such as optimizing applications and improving processes, with a constant emphasis on rigorous prioritization.
  • Defining technical solutions and streamlining operational processes to uplift the capabilities of the teams being partnered with.
  • Driving cross-team or cross-discipline initiatives to optimize beyond the immediate team scope.
  • Making independent technical decisions when faced with open-ended requirements, aiming to create a significant customer impact by deeply understanding the ongoing business context and technical goals.

What you’ll need

  • A minimum of 8 years of software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in .NET and Python coupled with SQL expertise. Working knowledge of PHP and JavaScript is highly desirable. 
  • Experience with cloud-native applications and services, including but not limited to databases, queues, and event buses, with a focus on AWS and Azure as preferred vendors.
  • Strong background in defining technical roadmaps for impactful multi-phase projects.
  • Experience in crafting cohesive designs involving multiple components that interact seamlessly across API or system boundaries.
  • Proficiency in successfully rolling out a component or major feature, coupled with the ability to reliably deprecate an existing system or feature. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, active listening, and the ability to articulate thoughts with precision. 

Perks of working for Shiftkey

  • A high-growth, friendly, and engaging work environment with the potential for endless career opportunities
  • Above standard paid time-off policy
  • Remote work option (we meet up once per 4/6 weeks) or work in the office, whatever works for you!
  • Modern office, overlooking Vistula River with recreational facilities
  • Private Medical Care
  • Sport Card
  • Life Insurance
  • Latest MacOS equipment