Principal Software Engineer

Evernote, Redwood City, CA

Organize your work and declutter your life

About the team

As a Principal Software Engineer at Evernote you’ll be a leader across Engineering, helping us design the right technical solutions on complex multi-team projects . You'll apply your deep engineering experience to a variety of problems, from turning fuzzy product ideas into concrete requirements and designs to crafting solutions to our most difficult technical challenges. You're able to lead from the front, helping to grow our engineers and commit significantly to our codebase and technical evolution.

What you'll do 

  • Lead technical design and implementation for multi-team projects
  • Work with product managers and engineers to take ideas from fuzzy and ill-defined to specific requirements and technical designs
  • Mentor and grow engineers
  • Craft our long-term technical roadmap
  • Be a public voice of Evernote engineering

What you've done 

  • You have designed, built and run scalable distributed systems (at scale)
  • Designed and built web service APIs
  • Have 10+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You earned a BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or gained equivalent experience

What we're looking for

  • You have deep technical expertise and hands-on experience building multiple kinds of software systems
  • You have experience leading complex engineering projects, both the architecture and execution
  • You lead by influence
  • You enjoy being on a team; you help those around you improve

About Evernote

Evernote transforms the way you work. We design products that fuel inspiration for your projects, from start to finish. With Evernote, collect and organize material that molds your work. Easily find everything when you need it, from handwritten notes to photos. As your project takes shape, present it to colleagues. Turn notes into a beautiful presentation you can display in a screen-friendly format. Our goal is to make you work smarter. Our job is to make sure you get there.

Want to learn more about Evernote? Visit https://evernote.com/