Senior Software Engineer

Date: Mar 22, 2024

Location: Remote, PA, US

Company: Bentley Systems

Senior Software Engineer


Location: Philadelphia, PA or Exton, PA office-based, hybrid, or fully remote in US.


Position Summary:

Bentley Systems is seeking talented Senior Software Engineers to build the next generation of infrastructure engineering applications based on the company’s iTwin Platform.


This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of engineering applications and workflows, spanning cloud and desktop and utilizing the bleeding-edge technologies that are part of Bentley’s unique and rapidly growing Digital Twin ecosystem, including AI/ML, IoT, and Reality Data.


Successful candidates will join a highly skilled international team, reporting directly to the Divisional CTO in a highly visible, mission-critical role. In this role, you will be responsible for building the next generation of engineering applications that will advance global infrastructure in exciting ways and contribute to the platform on which these applications are built.


You will bring demonstrable full-stack experience designing and developing cloud or hybrid cloud/desktop solutions, extensive knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript, enthusiasm for cutting-edge technologies, and a drive to continuously experiment, challenge yourself and learn.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in designing and developing new features using JavaScript, TypeScript, React, and other technologies.
  • Participate and contribute to discovery and experimentation efforts.
  • Write well-tested, well-documented, and maintainable code and APIs and participate in code reviews.
  • Commit yourself to continuous learning and adapting to and integrating new technologies.
  • Work with a team in an agile software development process.
  • Demonstrate an ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Mentor team members as required.
  • Take ownership of the functionality you write and designs you implement.



What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent training in computer science fundamentals.
  • 6+ years of experience as a Software Developer.
  • Deep understanding of modern web and/or desktop application architecture, API design patterns, performance and scale.
  • Proficient in JavaScript or Typescript, both in Node.js and web-based frontends.
  • Thorough knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Experience working with Git or other distributed version control systems.
  • Must be proactive and results-oriented, able to work independently and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and apply them in production.
  • Ability to build secure software, with proven knowledge of web security and mitigation techniques.
  • Ability to work in a team with solid communication skills.
  • No travel is required in this role.
  • Requires sitting or standing at will while performing work on a computer (or any other physical requirements).



Nice to have:

  • Cloud-based development experience (Azure, AWS, etc.).
  • Knowledge of agile scrum development, continuous delivery, and DevOps processes.
  • Experience with web-based desktop application frameworks (Electron, Tauri, WebView2, etc.).
  • Web frontend design technologies (HTML, CSS).
  • Experience with JS client frameworks such as REACT and Angular.
  • Experience in other languages like Rust, C++, and Java is a plus.
  • Experience with AI/ML is a plus.


About Bentley Systems:


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings, powered by the iTwin Platform for infrastructure digital twins, include MicroStation and Bentley Open applications for modeling and simulation, Seequent’s software for geoprofessionals, and Bentley Infrastructure Cloud encompassing ProjectWise for project delivery, SYNCHRO for construction management, and AssetWise for asset operations. Bentley Systems’ 5,000 colleagues generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion in 194 countries.


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected characteristic.  This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, compensation, and training. EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement documents provide additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law.


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