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Principal Software Engineer

Peerspace

Peerspace

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2023
Peerspace invites people to find, share, and book the most magical spaces in the world. Since 2014, our community has been opening the door to thousands of spaces - from lofts and mansions to storefronts and studios - helping people to create one-of-a-kind experiences that would not be possible elsewhere. In total, over 10 million people have been welcomed into a Peerspace location, and we're looking for people who want to help us reach the next 100 million.
The Role:
As a Principal Software Engineer you will architect, implement, maintain and improve software systems for the Peerspace platform. In this role you will collaborate with engineering leads, the product team, and other key stakeholders to match the company vision and product roadmap with quality modern software solutions. You will be joining a small but exceptionally skilled team. You will have the opportunity to shape the future and vision for high value, high impact systems like Search and Discovery, and Tagging/Categorization, as well as other core platform systems. Additionally you will have the opportunity to explore useful and practical applications of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. You will report directly to the Senior Director of Engineering in a role with elevated levels of autonomy.
What you will do:
● Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to complete projects and solve problems
● Become the technical expert and advocate for high impact and critical technical systems
● Drive initiatives to improve the reliability and scalability of the platform and its systems
● Participate in our culture of improvement by joining code review meetings, writing technical documentation and mentoring other engineers
● Design systems AND write code - this is a hands on position
● Ship frequently - we develop in 2 week sprints that include retros focused on evolving and tuning our process.
● Champion the experience and security of our users and keep their privacy top of mind at all times
Who you are:
● 10+ year of experience in software development and system design
Have experience with:
● Microservice architecture
● Event driven architecture
● Distributed systems
● Functional Programming
● Data Oriented Programming
● Data Science and Analysis
● Data Pipelines
● API design
Proficient or familiar with some or all of these languages/technologies:
● Clojure
● Python
● Javascript
● Elasticsearch/Lucene (or other modern search engines)
● Postgres
● Big Query
● Mongodb
● Airflow
Additionally you:
Have a willingness to use and learn new technologies
Have a strong history of problem solving for short, mid and long terms objectives
You have many examples of projects and systems that you were responsible for end-to-end
Working At Peerspace
The annual salary range for this role is $180,000-$230,000. The actual salary amount will vary depending on the applicants experience, skills and abilities as well as internal equity and market data.
Peerspace is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work™ and we're a remote first company with team members located in cities around the globe. Beyond competitive salary and equity compensation, we provide a range of benefits and perks, including:
● 100% employee coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance
● $500 annual professional development allowance
● Discount on all Peerspace bookings
● Laptop, high res display, and stipend to setup home office
● Monthly cell phone and internet credit
● Coworking membership if needed (in lieu of home office)
● Access to the Peerspace network of inspiring spaces to do your best work
● Flexible take it as you need it time off policy
● Wellness Fridays observed company wide
● Biannual in-person, all company offsites and team-building events (in Peerspace locations, of course)
Diversity
At Peerspace, we're dedicated to creating a team that's diverse, equitable and inclusive. Our workplace is a space where all team members are empowered to blaze their own trail, make things happen, and take pride in their work. We believe bringing people together from different backgrounds and identities makes us stronger and better serves the Peerspace community. We'd especially like to encourage applicants from different backgrounds, locations, and experiences.