Principal Engineer – Innovation
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
As a Principal Software Engineer you will: Bring at least 7 to 10 years of experience to the table. Work collaboratively with designers, product managers, and engineers. Consistently look for opportunities to develop our Software Developers, sharing your expertise and lessons. Spend about 20% of your time coding so you can keep up to date on your technical skills. Leverage cutting-edge technologies and modern practices. Build and ship high-quality code at a rapid pace. Work with open source tools to build new technologies. Have opportunities for career development as we continue to invest in our talent. Be a part of a collaborative, innovative culture tackling the challenges of scaling our business and serving up new experiences for our customers. Work with great people in an engaging, remote environment while still having access to the many amenities the Pittsburgh campus has to offer, including a world-class health club, hoteling space, collaboration rooms, and enabled technology for hybrid meetings. We believe that there is always a better way.
So, we will expect you to: Continuously learn modern software design and development core practices, utilizing articles, MeetUps, conferences, tech talks, etc. Engineers at this level are able to deliver complex tasks to production, working independently when required. They use best practices in high quality code, and continue to push and share their knowledge. Review and discuss code with engineering peers and leaders to understand best practices and optimal design patterns. Take the initiative to drive new ideas and projects. Understand the business context of the larger domain and potentially other domain areas. Able to advocate and evangelize specific technologies within and outside the wider organization. Able to support and mentor seasoned technologists in a structured manner and ad-hoc. Lastly, here’s some stuff that won’t be part of your day-to-day.
You won’t: Work in a silo. Be limited by project plans. Find yourself stuck in a boring cube. Pay to park or be stuck in a corporate high-rise. Be pigeonholed into proprietary and stagnant codebases.