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Senior Software Engineer (Metrics & Messaging Team)

Peloton, New York, NY

High-energy group fitness in your living room


The Metrics and Messaging team is responsible for ensuring an interactive workout experience for someone taking a Peloton class. We build and scale systems that allow members to interact with each other (ie: via high fives) or view their progress (via metrics ingestion).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, iterate and maintain existing and new microservices that empower innovative and interactive in-class workout experiences for our members
  • Evolve existing system architectures powering these services to improve performance and reliability, support multi-region, active/active capabilities and scale our services to handle hundreds of thousands of concurrent users.
  • Certify system availability at scale by leveraging production monitoring/profiling/tracing best practices and load testing tools to discover and mitigate performance bottlenecks
  • Achieve on-time delivery without compromising quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for building scalable backend services that supports a rapid growing user base
  • Strong track record of building and delivering robust software currently in use in production environments
  • Strong understanding of fundamental software engineering principles, data structures and algorithms.
  • Good understanding of concurrency and threading, operating system internals, and networking.
  • Experience scaling large scale web applications. Good understanding of request processing, caching, queuing, data storage, partitioning, and replication. Demonstrated experience leveraging those understandings to solve scaling challenges.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language, e.g., Python, Java, Kotlin, Go, C++, C.
  • Self directed and detail oriented with demonstrated ability to drive a service from ideation (design doc proposal, rallying team support) to completion (implementation of system, unit/service/load testing and automation of deployment to production)

EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

  • Request Processing: Restful API endpoint design principles; Load balancing concepts; Communication and RPC protocols such as HTTP, TCP, gRPC. GraphQL experience is nice to have.
  • Caching: Memcache, Redis
  • Relational Database: Postgres, MySQL, or CockroachDB.
  • NoSQL Database: Dynamodb, Elasticsearch
  • Monitoring/Tracing/Profiling: Monitoring tools such as Datadog, Tracing tools such as Zipkin or Datadog APM
  • Deploy platforms and tooling: Jenkins, Github Actions, Kubernetes

Please note: This is a full-time position that will be remote initially (due to COVID-19) and based in our New York City HQ once the offices are safe to re-open.

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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