Principal Engineer

Confidential Company  •  San Francisco, CA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Health & Beauty

$130K - $140K
Posted on 11/13/17
Confidential Company
San Francisco, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Health & Beauty
$130K - $140K
Posted on 11/13/17

Job Description:

  • Be part of an engineering team that builds and supports amazing customer-facing products that provide innovative solutions to challenging business use cases, existing system and operational problems
  • Design, develop and maintain responsive web applications providing awesome user experiences on desktop and mobile devices. This is a "hands-on development" development role to write highest quality code with utmost attention to scalability, security and performance
  • Your primary focus will be Architecting and developing all server-side logic, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from front-end. You will be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by UI Developers into the application
  • Collaborate closely withEngineering leadership, Product Managers, Designers, QA and other teams and business units to define, prioritize, sequence and scope business and functional requirements and drive results
  • Collaborate with DevOps team to setup build and delivery pipeline. Add instrumentation and monitoring to supportproduction environments. Build Docker Containers and container management
  • Be aware of industry trends and make technology choices and strategic decisions
  • Mentor and lead other members of the team

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience designing and developing secure consumer-facing web applications
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experiencewith all phases of software development; you have been there and done it multiple times. You have strong experience integrating front end applications with a micro services based backend.
  • Strong experiencewith the design and implementation of low-latency, high availability, and performance applications
  • Strong proficiency withNode.js and JavaScript programming
  • Experience in profiling and optimizing Node.js applications. Build framework type modules that allows standardization and reusability (logging, error handling)
  • Strong experience using either Chrome or safari or FireFox or IE developer tools to debug web applications, analyze JavaScript performance in order to optimize code to better experience
  • Good understanding of sync programming in JavaScript (Callbacks, Promises, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HTTP/S Protocols
  • Proficient in consumption of Restful Web service, JSON based request response.
  • Good understanding of design principles to build a scalable application.
  • Experience building responsive Single Page Web Applications using modern front-end technologies such as but not limited to:
  • Prior knowledge of using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript or jQuery.
  • 1-2years working knowledge of frameworks such as Angular, Backbone or React.
  • Proficient with git branching models for feature and release management.
  • Proficient with Linux environment & container technology such as docker.
  • Proficiency in Relational and No SQL databases
  • Proven experience in at least a few of the following technologies. The more the better:
  • Web Application Framework: Express, Angular2, KOA, HAPI.
  • Templating: ejs, handlebars
  • Distributed Cache: Redis, Coherence, Hazelcast
  • Build & CI Tools: Gulp, Grunt, Bower, npm, jenkins etc.
  • Search & AI: Apache Solr, ElasticSearch, Natural Language Processing libraries (Stanford, apache).
  • Web Servers: Apache, Nginx etc.
  • Logging tools: ELK or Splunk.
  • Unit Test Tools: Mocha, Jasmine.
  • ExperiencewithScrum, Agile Process, and Unit Testing using Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
  • Developed and deployed applications on AWS or private cloud.
  • Expertise in Software Design and Architecture.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Great business acumen with a passion to solve for the customer.

Will consider applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Full-time Position

  • Requirededucation: Bachelor's


  • NoSQL: 1year
  • Node.Js: 1year
  • Javascript: 1year
  • Java: 1year
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