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Principal Software Engineer (Fully Remote) E-Comm experience required
The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods. We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to help us solve some of our toughest and most interesting challenges as we continue to scale. Reporting directly to our VP of Engineering, this is a spanning role that will affect multiple areas of the business.
As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll spend about 40% of your time on architecture, mentoring, thought leadership, and guiding teams around the company as they establish or update best practices for software development. You’ll participate in guild (community of practice) meetings, architecture review sessions, organize training for engineers, and otherwise help ensure that we maintain a cohesive and modern technology vision while still empowering teams to move fast. You’ll partner with senior technical leadership to establish north stars of our technology vision. You’ll represent the company at conferences and other speaking engagements from time to time.
With the other 60% of your time, you’ll dive in and actively develop that future! You’ll typically start the work on some of our most challenging projects, laying out the foundational architecture and actively contributing code. In most cases, you’ll bring in other engineers from around the company as these initiatives grow, eventually handing it off to Staff Engineers as you go to tackle the next challenge.
Propose and build technical architecture and solutions to move our business forward.
Advise and collaborate with senior engineering leadership on technical vision and strategy across a multi-year timeframe.
Build a deep understanding of The RealReal’s business model, opportunities, and challenges.
Provide technical direction and mentorship for engineers across the organization.
Drive build vs buy evaluations, including research and initial assessment with vendors.
Assist in coordinating cross-team engineering efforts and determining technical requirements.
Review technical architecture proposals and pull requests and provide constructive feedback.
Produce high-quality, performant, testable code, and systems.
Document architecture and processes, and uplevel them across the company.
Represent the company at conferences and other events, helping us to build brand awareness and attract talent.
Minimum Work Experience:
12+ years of professional web application/full-stack development experience.
2+ years leading a high-performance engineering team or organization, in a fast-paced environment.
Fluency with any of Ruby, Elixir, Erlang, or another object-oriented or functional programming language.
Strong understanding of distributed systems and architecture.
Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools.
Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySql or PostgreSQL.
Experience using async message queues such as Kafka or Kinesis.
Capchase is an early-stage startup radically transforming how companies fund their growth by allowing them to receive upfront access for their forward-looking revenues. We are shaping a new way for recurring revenue companies to finance their growth (it's not us who say it, it's the Wall Street Journal, Techcrunch and others).
To carry out this mission, we've received $300M+ in funding from some of the best VCs in the business like Bling Capital (Airtable, Gitlab, Lyft, Square…), SciFI (Stripe, Brex…), Caffeinated (OpenDoor, Airtable…) and most recently QED - one of the best fintech investors on the planet with 19 unicorns in their portfolio. Come help us become the 20th!
We are looking for a full-time Expert Software Engineers, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, SDET, SRE and more, willing to take on many of our current challenges. As an early technical hire in this exciting venture, you'll design, implement and deliver frontend and backend features, ideate and execute its architecture growing together with us while building an amazing product!
You'll solve hard problems and have deep impact on the end-product. Expect to work in a fast-paced environment, with amazing engineers who believe in our mission. We're looking for passionate engineers who love building and learning while delivering value.
We want to build the best Tech team and for this we are looking for both junior and senior positions.
🧠 The Requirements
- You have a BSc or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent,
- At least 2+ years of experience in the IT sector,
- Experience with one of the following: web application development (reactjs/nodejs), machine learning, developing large software systems, security software development, developing end-to-end automated testing systems, ensuring reliability for critical systems. Go, Elixir or Python are required for some positions, too.
- English is a must given our team members are from different countries.
📊 Useful info
- 100% remote friendly. We do have an office in Madrid and a big team in Barcelona, so if you are in the area you can work from there as well.
- Flexible hours.
- Stock options.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Apply now and work remotely at Capchase