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Senior Software Engineer: Backend (E-commerce - Order Experience)

Peloton, New York, NY

High-energy group fitness in your living room


We are looking for senior backend engineers who are passionate about building successful products to join our growing team.

As a senior backend software engineer on the e-commerce Order Experience team, you will work on multiple platforms responsible for supporting a simple and intuitive interface for Members to manage their own Order Experience. Your mandate will be to help create robust back-end services, enable the rapid addition of features, and ensure we keep up with the continued hypergrowth of our business. 

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:

  • Have a strong technical voice in team discussions and decisions.
  • Assume technical responsibility for new services and functionality, lookout for opportunities for platform improvement, and work with engineers to scale our production systems.
  • Contribute to the design and adoption of software architecture and new technologies.
  • Lead, coach, pair with, and mentor software engineers.
  • Actively maintain and build a culture of learning, respect, transparency, and trust.
  • Perform backend development with a variety of languages including but not limited to Python, Javascript/TypeScript, Kotlin, etc
  • Write understandable, testable code with an eye towards maintainability and scalability.
  • Collaborate with other engineers by taking part in pair programming, whiteboarding solutions, team discussions to work as a team rather than working in isolation.
  • Help to evolve our system, organically without over-engineering, to promote simplicity, and working software.
  • Promote constant refactoring while developing features or touching existing code to keep the codebase as clean as possible.
  • Promote iterative development, using best practices such as feature toggles, CI/CD, canary releases, test automation, logging, and monitoring to ensure confidence in our release process
  • Active engagement in technical discussions during architecture meetings, code reviews, and design docs to help promote a culture of learning and constant improvement.
  • Defend the integrity of the codebase, never compromising on code quality.
  • Ability to say NO, respectfully challenge ideas, and call out potential trade-offs.
  • Become a domain expert in e-commerce by working closely with our product managers and stakeholders.
  • Partner with our SRE and infrastructure teams to scale and monitor our services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You have 6 or more years of software development experience
  • You have at least two demonstrable experiences in architecting, designing and deploying complex systems into production, ideally powering user facing features
  • You have experience designing and developing distributed systems and architectures
  • You are passionate about technology, new ideas and always willing to learn new things
  • You have a love for clean, elegant code.
  • You have an understanding of agile, lean, and DevOps principles.
  • You have an understanding of testing and CI/CD.
  • You have an understanding of observability.
  • You have a solid understanding of object-oriented design principles and can express that understanding in code
  • You are familiar with at least one backend framework like Django, Rails, Spring, or similar
  • You have experience with relational data modeling and database technologies (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • You can work in high growth, fast-paced environments and can adapt to change
  • You have an expert understanding of industry best practices and standards
  • You have excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • You have an acute attention to detail and dedication to quality

BONUS POINTS IF YOU:

  • Have experience integrating e-commerce software
  • Have experience working with Enterprise Systems like SAP and Salesforce
  • Experience working within e-commerce or user-facing customer experiences
  • Enjoy tech talks, katas, lunch and learns, and geeking over programming languages, architecture, category theory, or whatever engineering topic you are passionate about.
  • Attend meetups, conferences, and participate in the software engineering community.
  • Contribute to open-source projects.
  • Have experience migrating a monolithic system to an ecosystem of microservices.
  • Have practiced Test-Driven Development (TDD).
  • You have experience with two or more aspects of our tech stack (Python, Kotlin, Java/JVM, Spring, Javascript/TypeScript, Postgres, AWS, GraphQL, DataDog, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • You have experience with at least two database engines (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc), and you have experience with NoSQL databases
  • Have experience with or knowledge of CI/CD (ex: Jenkins) tools ,and containerizing applications (ex: Kubernetes).
  • Have experience with or knowledge of functional programming design principles
  • Have experience with or knowledge of DDD, CQRS, and Event Sourcing.
  • Enjoy talking to product, design, and business stakeholders to understand the problem space better.
  • Worked on a system that had to deal with internationalization and localization.

 

ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:  [email protected]

 

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About Peloton

Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global interactive fitness platform that brings the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. We use technology and design to bring our Members immersive content through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide comprehensive, socially-connected fitness offerings anytime, anywhere. We believe in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. Our team is made up of passionate brand ambassadors, and we know that together, we go far.


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