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Principal Software Engineer (On-Site or US-based Remote)

Massdrop, San Francisco (or US-based Remote)

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Massdrop Engineering is a small, fast-moving team dedicated to fundamentally changing the way enthusiast communities buy and interact online. We’re looking to grow our engineering team with a seasoned web developer who ideally has experience with React and Node.

As a Principal Software Engineer you will be a key contributor to technology at Massdrop. You’ll have direct impact on the company by leading development of some big and exciting projects. You’ll work closely with Engineering, Product, Design and Data teams deliver amazing experiences to our enthusiast communities as we grow and scale.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate should be strong in a majority of the bullet points below:

  • Able to turn business objectives into researched, working technical solutions.
  • Have a history of strong technical ownership on past web development projects - were you the “go to” person to get something built/investigated/fixed?
  • Have knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Feel comfortable in lead position - able to guide a small team to success on a large project.
  • Understand the value of team processes and are able to help others abide by them.
  • Are comfortable providing development time estimates, both rough and detailed.
  • Have experience with “ops” work - able to resolve production breakages or emergencies while maintaining a cool head.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication - especially when interacting with other disciplines such as Product Management and Design.
  • Enjoy mentoring others.

And proficient with most of:

  • React.js
  • Node.js
  • Redis
  • MySQL or other relational db
  • AWS or other cloud environment

Who We Are

Massdrop is community-driven commerce. We design products with input from our members and give them a place to connect, learn, and shop with people who share their interests.

The engineering team contains of a number of seasoned developers who have scaled web apps beyond 10M daily active users. With our combined experiences we’ve distilled good practices and processes to ensure a healthy, sane, and efficient work environment. We’re all about quality engineering, not big egos; the best ideas win here.

If this sounds like the right environment for you to continue your software engineering career, then please submit an application. We’d love to talk with you!

Remote

We’re expanding beyond our San Francisco-based team to include great remote talent located anywhere in the US. While our team is mostly co-located, we have a solid set of processes and tools to enable fully remote contributors. Periodically we’ll also arrange for you to visit the SF office to meet and work with everyone in-person!

 

About Massdrop

Who We Are Massdrop is a community-driven commerce platform. We make products with input from our members and give them a place to connect, learn, and shop with people who share their interests.

Want to learn more about Massdrop? Visit Massdrop's website.