Principal Engineer, Software Architecture

Peloton, California

High-energy group fitness in your living room

Principal Engineer, Software Architecture

As a member of Peloton’s Software Architecture team you’ll be involved in software that powers every user experience across all peloton platforms and products globally. We help users take live and on-demand classes, send each other high-fives, compete on the leaderboard, take part in challenges, discover new music, and much more. 

Peloton is looking for a Principal Software Architect who will be pivotal in enabling Peloton’s growth to 100M subscribers by delivering scalable, modular, and robust Software Architecture for our products.  The architect will serve as a transformational technical lead advocating and influencing the partner software teams towards a more modular, scalable, and robust software stack. 


  • Lead by example and serve as a role model for the Product Engineering org
  • Actively maintain and build a culture of learning, respect, transparency, and trust
  • Align our technology with the goals of the business and strategic objectives
  • Coach engineers in architecture skills and thinking. Mentor and upskill engineers from diverse backgrounds
  • Facilitate technical discussions across teams and organizations
  • Manage and identify organizational-wide risk
  • Work with other software architects, engineering leads and Product Managers to define software architecture and build prototypical software stack 
  • Communicate cross functionally to drive both engineering and product alignment
  • Drive closely with all partner teams to create shared roadmaps and deliver on the company vision
  • Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for assessment and improvements


  • BS/MS in Computer science or equivalent experience
  • Deep knowledge in several of the following domains: Android and iOS applications frameworks, design patterns, communications stacks, and performance considerations/optimizations.
  • Experience leading development through full Android development lifecycle
  • Familiarity with iOS and TV/OTT Platforms 
  • Solid understanding of architecture patterns (MVI, MVVM), and understanding of interactions with backend APIs (REST, GraphQL)
  • 10+ years of software lead/architect experience, with 5 years architecting and shipping software in embedded systems / consumer electronic devices.
  • Experience in designing software systems with security and privacy from ground up, including various data regulatory, compliance considerations.
  • Track record of technical leadership via collaboration, mentorship, and leveling up teams
  • Ability to create analysis and quick prototypes for different implementation alternatives


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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