Software Engineer


PADI, the global leader in Scuba Diver Training, is searching for a full-time Software Engineer at our corporate headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. PADI offers its employees a unique culture centered around an active lifestyle, fun and hardworking colleagues, interesting work, competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We are an amazing company searching for amazing people to join our team!

PADI has exciting opportunities for qualified individuals who have a passion for building web and mobile products utilizing the latest AWS cloud technologies in an Agile environment. The position serves as an individual technical contributor working in a Scrum team composed of Product, UX and Engineering.

What You’ll Be Doing
  • Design and implement software solutions on AWS cloud platforms
  • Maintain existing legacy software platforms
  • Implement and maintain test automation frameworks to ensure code and product quality
  • Creating and maintaining documentation related to development standard, procedures and test plans
  • Foster and participate in a software engineer culture of learning and sharing so that best practices, standards, and guidelines continue to evolve
  • Participate in development projects throughout a project lifecycle. Assess work efforts and necessary time to completion utilizing Scrum / Agile frameworks
  • Help develop best practices and development standards
  • Communicate clearly, strongly and effectively to small groups
  • Other responsibilities as required to support the company’s growth
Required Experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Software Engineer on large-scale software implementations with hands-on development 
  • Proficient writing software in C# and NodeJS
  • Experience with building REST based APIs
  • Experience with building native AWS Services: Lambda, RDS, ELB, Elastic Beanstalk, API Gateway
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes a plus
  • Experience with Microservices a plus
  • Experience with developing web sites using content management systems
  • Experience with consumer facing web sites a plus
  • Experience to work within a Git/Gitflow-based branching
  • Experience with of one or more database systems like MySQL, MongoDB, or Postgres
What We Look For
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to take abstract or partially-formed ideas and break them down into discrete tasks and drive out requirements and designs
  • Strong development skills – must be able to work “hands-on”
  • Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects and organize effectively
  • Self-motivated, directed and passionate about what you do
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives concurrently, and self-manage day-to-day work
  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

Founded in 1966, PADI has grown consistently through our 53 years in business, continually raising the bar for the industry for which we have such passion. We know who we are as an organization but never let that hold us back from reinventing ourselves and keeping our mission modern and relevant. One thing that stays consistent is our mission to be “The Way the World Learns to Dive”. PADI has certified over 27 Million divers during our history, an achievement no other scuba diving agency can claim. 

PADI strives to create a work environment that respects individual contribution while maintaining a strong team approach for successful execution of business objectives. The executive team believes in a work-life balance that enables employees to meet their personal and family needs with flexible hours and a robust benefits offering. 

If this job sounds interesting to you, and you meet these requirements described above, we’d like to get to know you!  Please submit your resume & salary requirements at [email protected] To learn more about our company visit us at  Applicants must possess the right to work in the United States.

PADI is The Way the World Learns to Dive. 

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