Senior Software Engineer (Platform)

( IT / Development )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Our clients are ambitious, high-impact CEOs, founders, and execs. They have started 100+ companies, raised billions in venture capital, taken companies public, worked in the White House, invested in Facebook / Uber / Airbnb, run professional sports teams, Governor of US states, and compete in Ironman races and the World Series of Poker.

They’ve joined Athena to get more leverage, more impact, more success, and more time via their relationship with their top 1% Philippines-based Executive Assistant. They are world-class humans who want to get world-class at delegation.

As part of the platform team, you will be providing services for Athena employees as well as the client experience & EA experience teams. The platform team is responsible for ensuring Athena's engineering tools and infrastructure are able to scale inline with company growth (we will need to support ~10,000 employees by 2030).

We are building a global team with a remote-first culture, so being able to work independently and collaborate effectively are a must.

High-level Responsibilities

  • Build: Architect, build, maintain, and manage the digital platforms that power Athena.
  • Support: Support other engineers in your team as well as employees throughout the business with their digital needs.
  • Secure: Ensure the security, privacy, and reliability of our platform.

Specific Responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate senior engineer to help us build a robust and scalable platform for the rest of the company. This is a key role within the organization, with lots of growth potential and opportunity to be involved in the strategic direction of the company.

  • Architect, build, maintain and manage our core infrastructure and digital services as we scale
  • Ensure the reliability of our platform inline with an SLA
  • Security resilience; including managing our MDM solution, identifying and mitigating security & privacy risks, and working with external security vendors
  • Data analytics tools and processing; to ensure everyone in the business is able to access the data they need to measure their progress
  • Developing engineering tools and processes; such as Git, automated testing, and continuous integration

About You

To be successful you will need a combination of problem-solving, technical, and communication skills. The following experience and skills will be important for success in this role:

  • 4+ years working in a similar role and/or a degree in a computer-related field
  • Systems and database administration
  • Experience architecting and building digital technologies at scale
  • DevOps experience with strong understand of Git, automation, and CI/CD
  • Excellent understanding of security and privacy
  • Strong programming fundamentals, ideally in JavaScript / TypeScript
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Great problem solving and collaboration skills
  • Ambitious, quick to learn, and takes ownership


Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification in the job posting. At Athena we are committed to creating a global, diverse and inclusive team, so we strongly encourage you to apply even if you don't believe you meet every single qualification outlined.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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