Staff Software Engineer at Anaconda

Remote - US, Canada

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Role: Staff Software Engineer 

Reports to: Engineering Manager 

Department: Engineering - Packaging Team 

Location: Remote - US, Canada 

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

Help us Shape the Future of Data

Anaconda is the world’s most popular data science platform. With more than 26 million users, the open source Anaconda Distribution is the easiest way to do data science and machine learning. We pioneered the use of Python for data science, champion its vibrant community, and continue to steward open-source projects that make tomorrow’s innovations possible. Our enterprise-grade solutions enable corporate, research, and academic institutions around the world to harness the power of open source for competitive advantage and groundbreaking research.

Anaconda is seeking people who want to play a role in shaping the future of enterprise machine learning, and data science. Candidates should be knowledgeable and capable, but always eager to learn more and to teach others. Overall, we strive to create a culture of ability and humility and an environment that is both relaxed and focused. We stress empathy and collaboration with our customers, open-source users, and each other. 

Here is why people love most about working here: We’re not just a company, we’re part of a movement. Our dedicated employees and user community are democratizing data science and creating and promoting open-source technologies for a better world, and our commercial offerings make it possible for enterprise users to leverage the most innovative output from open source in a secure, governed way.


Anaconda is seeking a talented Staff Software Engineer to join our rapidly-growing company. This is an excellent opportunity for you to leverage your experience and skills and apply it to the world of data science and machine learning.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide your technical expertise to guide our Package Building and CI/CD Automation teams to create effective and scalable automation.
  • Design technical solutions to accomplish high level business goals
  • Seek internal customer feedback on existing tool needs and use that to create strategy and technical architectures for the organization.
  • Design and implement technical strategies for improving our package building processes and tools
  • Help create department/company technical strategies that map to the company goals
  • Participate in and help drive cross-departmental problem solving activities.
  • Mentor Engineers of all skill levels on technical skills and leadership ability
  • Represent the teams and company with Internal and External stakeholders

What You Need:

  • 12+ years of experience in an Engineering role
  • Deep technical expertise in C/C++ or Python
  • Experience in a Technical Leadership role
  • History of creating technical standards across teams
  • History of mentoring engineers of many skill levels

What Will Make You Stand Out:

  • Package building experience
  • Experience implementing or working within a Long Term Supported product (releases supported for 5 or more years)

Why You’ll Like Working Here:

  • Unique opportunity to translate strong open source adoption and user enthusiasm into commercial product growth
  • Dynamic company that rewards high performers
  • On the cutting edge of enterprise application of data science, machine learning and AI
  • Collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and clear thinking
  • Remote first culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, Life and 401K
  • Health and Remote working reimbursement 
  • Paid parental leave - both mothers and fathers
  • Open vacation policy and monthly company days off known as Snake Days
  • 100% remote and flexible working policy – we embrace this fully through how we operate as a company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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