SurveyMonkey is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

Palo Alto, United States

About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is the world's leading provider of web-based survey solutions, and we’re looking to transform the way people make decisions. We're a smart, passionate group of people who work hard to deliver the best survey experiences on the planet, period. We believe everyone deserves easy access to the information and insights they need to make better, more informed decisions.

We're also proud to admit that despite our incredible growth over the past 16 years, we refuse to grow up. We stay curious. We believe in good ol’ roll-up-your-sleeves scrappiness. Everyone plays an impactful role, because we’re here to make a difference. And when we say good ideas can come from anyone, we mean it.

SurveyMonkey is trusted by millions of customers, including 99% of the Fortune 500, as well as other businesses, academic institutions and organizations of all shapes and sizes. We collect 3 million survey responses daily from people in all countries around the world.

The Role

SurveyMonkey is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who has a passion for solving complex and interesting problems. In addition to scaling our immensely popular website, we are looking for people who can help with build features for our international markets.



  • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of Python and experience working with the relevant tools

  • Experience with Python web frameworks, like Pylons/Pyramid or Django; or for other languages, like Java or Ruby on Rails

  • Culture of code reviews, writing tech specs, and collaborating closely with other people (not a solo hacker)

  • Able to write efficient SQL queries and design schemas for relational databases

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent

  • 3+ years of programming experience


  • Experience building high-traffic websites

  • Agile development, including pair programming, unit tests, continuous builds, and frequent deployments


At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer.

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