Stable Kernel

Stable Kernel

United States

Full Stack Software Engineer

$105,000-$120,000 / YEAR

Software Engineer

Stable Kernel is a custom software and technology firm based in Atlanta, GA. Our in-house product teams partner with Fortune 500s to navigate the unknown – that space between an identified problem and a future-focused solution. We strategize, architect, design, develop and commercialize custom software that builds our clients’ businesses.

As a Software Engineer, you will have opportunities to learn new technologies, make decisions that influence the path of a product roadmap, collaborate daily with other engineers and product team members, leverage software development best practices, and develop new skills to become a more well-rounded engineer.

Above all, your work and contribution will help some of the largest companies in the world be more successful and the products you build will impact hundreds and thousands of users every day.

Some of your responsibilities include

  • Working with development teams and project managers to ideate software solutions
  • Developing client-side and server-side solutions
  • Writing effective APIs
  • Testing software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading software
  • Creating security and data protection settings
  • Writing technical documentation

Our ideal candidate

  • Thrives in a hybrid working environment
  • At least 3 years development experience with an emphasis on back-end development.
  • At least 2 years experience with common stacks and cloud technologies. AWS or Azure experience, notably.
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. Java and Kotlin, Golang a plus) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, and Vue)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Nginx) and UI/UX design
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • A commitment to working in line with our company values
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A team player with a knack for visual design and utility
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field or experience

Generous total compensation package

Base Compensation Range: $105,000-$120,000

  • Health, vision and dental plans at 100% personal coverage
  • 401k with above-average company matching
  • Group Life and Short Term Disability Insurance at no cost to employee
  • Optional Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account participation
  • $3000 annual industry educational budget
  • Paid time off and paid holidays (including a floating holiday)

*Note – We are not sponsoring employment visas at this time. If you are currently in possession of an employment visa, it will need to be effective for at least 3 years from the date of your application for your candidacy for employment to be considered.

Stable Kernel’s culture is inclusive and expansive. We celebrate diversity in its many glorious forms and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender role orientation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. However, we will discriminate against those unwilling to comply with the practice of our company values:

  • we work with integrity always
  • we respect our work and each other
  • we are dedicated to life-long learning and sharing
  • we stay hungry for new challenges

If you are like-minded in this regard, we hope you will apply. We look forward to meeting you.


About Stable Kernel

Our roots run deep in technology and software Stable Kernel’s founder and CEO, Joe Conway, is known in the developer community for his best-selling iOS programming book - iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide. His work was an international bestseller - ranking #1 in 'Computers' on Amazon with 1M+ copies sold worldwide. From this book, he created a week-long course and trained engineering teams at Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, AT&T and more. Joe and our leadership team's desire to help others grow has been embedded in our culture since the beginning, which is why one of our four core values is to learn and share. Our commitment to the open-source community  At Stable Kernel, we’re problem solvers by nature. That’s why we created Aqueduct – an open-source, HTTP server framework for building scalable REST APIs with Google’s Dart language. Aqueduct is growing in popularity with more than 4000 Dart developers using our framework every day worldwide to create cloud applications. We encourage our developers to contribute to Aqueduct and other open-source projects that capture their interest. Built on the Beltline, in the heart of Atlanta. Stable Kernel is located in the beautiful, historic Old Fourth Ward district of Atlanta just a few paces from the famous Atlanta Beltline. Our office is designed to promote collaboration as well as individual focus. Each team member has an adjustable-height desk in our open office space. Tucked away conference rooms provide spaces to work in quiet seclusion or to host meetings. An open kitchen and coffee bar gives you the fuel you need to do your best work. And on sunny days, you can head up to the covered rooftop lounge to write code while looking at the Atlanta skyline. A “Best Place to Work” in 2020. And 2019. And 2018… From the welcoming design of our office to the endless opportunities for growth, Stable Kernel invests in making our firm a place where people thrive. When you join our team, the leadership team will actively support your desire to expand your skills and knowledge with their time, financial resources, and mentorship.