Principal Software Developer

Principal Software Developer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

A stellar opportunity to have massive impact: join the rapidly growing team at a company continually redefining how people travel. As Principal Software Engineer, you will be directly responsible for many of the innovative features we’ll be working on, working on projects of exceptionally deep technical complexity, as well as helping us navigate our technical vision ensuring we’re always continually setting a high standard for what we produce.

What would your day-to-day look like:

• Pioneer future development and technical execution for the services that drive our consumer travel app
• Mentor and drive team members towards an inspiring vision, being a huge proponent of best practices, performance and reliability
• Deliver complex features and help our team pioneer new functionalities for our customers leveraging Swift, Kotlin, and Scala and technologies like Kafka or GCP Pub/Sub, GCP Big Query, Cloud SQL, Redis
• Collaborate directly with the company’s technology leadership on insuring the company's success
• Mentor and coach technical team members

Must Have Skills:

• Thrived in complex microservices ecosystem and written robust and well-performing web services
• A drive to iterate architecture in harmony with an agile workflow
• Designed and developed new microservices in an environment fueling the actions and experience of millions of users
• Experience acting as catalyst for change in Agile development teams
• A love of learning and teaching

Our tech stack:

• We have a microservice architecture with over 200+ services.
• Mostly Scala on the backend with some Python
• Our UIs are Mobile first: Swift on iOS and Kotlin on Android
• We mostly host our services on Google Cloud with some on-prem
• We use things like HBase, Kafka, Pub/Sub, GCP Big Query, Cloud SQL, S3, Delos, Redis
• We are driven by data so Amplitude, Big Query and Datadog will be your buddies

Special Perks:

• Well-funded and proven startup with large ambitions, competitive salary and stock options
• Unlimited PTO
• WeWork All Access Pass OR Work-from-home stipend
• Entrepreneurial culture where pushing limits and taking risks is everyday business
• Open communication with management and company leadership
• Small, dynamic teams = massive impact
• 100% employer-paid telemedicine, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans
• Access to a Retirement Savings Plan


Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual

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