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We are seeking a seasoned Senior Principal Engineer with expertise in building highly scalable distributed systems to join our team. As a Principal Engineer, you will play a vital role in enabling engineers to concentrate on delivering the right thing. You will achieve this by overseeing the larger technical context and assisting teams in fitting best into that larger organizational context.
You not only serve as a star player for your team but also take on the role of a captain for one or multiple business domains enabled by engineering. You will have a crucial role in unblocking and supporting teams, which also involves solving most complex problems and helping the company/team define a technical strategy and execution path, or mentoring them through design iterations. You proactively identify areas of impact and are skilled at working with a more diverse set of stakeholders to prioritize work.
This position offers an opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the growth and success of our organization.
- You will oversee the delivery across multiple teams or at the company level, directly responsible for creating impactful outcomes.
- Shape technical decisions through insightful questioning, design iterations and provide technical leadership and guidance to the Engineering team, ensuring adherence to best practices and standards in engineering.
- Collaborate effectively with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to create technical strategy and execution path for one multiple domains of business.
- Communicate complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Proactively identify and address challenges, prioritize tasks, and delegate effectively to drive successful outcomes.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements and trends in engineering, sharing knowledge and insights with the team.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of our development processes, tools, and infrastructure.
- Identify opportunities for organizational enhancements and propose alternatives to optimize tech and product capabilities.
- A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals when it comes to dealing with distributed systems and networks.
- A knack for problem-solving and thinking from first principles. You don't shy away from any problem, no matter the scale or impact
- A bias towards shipping early and iterating. We believe in making small incremental changes to existing systems instead of large multi-quarter undertakings
- Proven experience as a Principal Engineer, with a strong track record of delivering high-quality software.
- Excellent mentoring and coaching abilities, with a passion for helping others succeed.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with cross-functional teams.
- Ability to navigate ambiguity, set clear expectations, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- In-depth knowledge of distributed systems, cloud and one the language.