Intuit Staff Software Engineer - AWS Expert in San Diego, California



Come join the Central Technology Development team at Intuit as a "Staff Software Engineer." Our products are used by the majority of Intuit’s consumer facing products including TurboTax and QuickBooks and help millions of customers every year.



  • Own the cloud architecture (AWS) and integration CI/CD

  • Help the development team in architecting and developing web, software, mobile apps, prototypes, or proofs of concepts (POC) with the right mindset for the infrastructure

  • Advocate the right steps for extremely high traffic system/application readiness with high availability and scalability mindset

  • Lead the gathering of functional requirements, developing technical specifications, and project & test planning

  • Act as the technical subject matter expert: mentoring fellow engineers, demonstrating technical expertise, and leading a small team solving challenging programming and design problems

  • Roughly 40-60% hands-on coding

  • Generate technical documentation and PowerPoint presentations to communicate architectural and design options, and educate development teams and business users

  • Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing, pre-production, production, and post-release patches

  • Work cross-functionally with various Intuit teams including: product management, QA/QE, various product lines, and/or business units to drive forward results

  • Demonstrate a passion for developing well architected, elegant, web and/or mobile apps

  • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies



  • 8+ years’ experience designing and developing web, software, or mobile applications

  • Strong leadership experience: leading meetings, presenting, technical go to person, and cross-functional leader

  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • Expertise with any of the following Object Oriented Languages (OOD): Java/J2EE, C#, VB.NET, Python, or sometimes C++

  • Expertise with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • 3+ years’ experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST or SOAP

  • Excellent communication skills: demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Expertise in the software design/architecture process

  • Expertise with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Business Acumen - strategic thinking & strategy development

  • Building strong teams - set and evangelize vision, facilitative leadership, attract and retain key talent

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability