Principal Engineer

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    Software Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Circa $220,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Our client is working to revolutionize restaurants through innovative technology and design. They are disrupting an industry worth $900 billion globally with partnerships in North America, Asia, and soon other continents.

Led by their CEO, industry veteran and former Starbucks and J.Crew executive their unique, world-class team combines software and hardware engineers, designers, and industry experts to push the boundaries on re-engineering every aspect of the restaurant experience.

What You’ll do:

  • Lead the design and architecture of the data platform
  • Be responsible for the development and maintenance of reliable APIs and services to enable internal and external application developers to build solutions on the data platform
  • Collaborate with product engineering to define features, and break them down into actionable tasks, and drive them to completion
  • Provide technical leadership on features, working collaboratively to define them, designing, and breaking them down into actionable tasks - then drive them to completion with peers on your team
  • Analyze and optimize software solutions, and pursue simplicity, efficiency, reliability and performance
  • Grow and mentor members of your team to execute technically


  • Have 10+ years of professional experience with software and platform development
  • Expertise in service-oriented architecture, API-driven systems, and analytics at scale
  • Believe that any code without tests is technical debt
  • Have strong opinions on API design and best practices
  • A self-starter mentality where innovation and evolution are top of mind to better your team
  • Passion about holistic system quality and demand the same from your team
  • Passion for mentoring others 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

Bonus points if you have:

  • Developed publicly available API services used by others outside of your organization
  • Domain knowledge in restaurant or hospitality field
  • Expert industry knowledge of data engineering systems, data models, and data structures
  • Enthusiasm for working closely with cross-functional colleagues and stakeholders
  • Developed code in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI, etc)
  • You have a passion for what you do and don't mind showing it off 

What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity/Stock Options
  • Health, vision, dental insurance coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits and Ford GoBike Membership
  • Flexible PTO + 10 Company Paid Holidays
  • Pet Insurance and Dog-Friendly Office
  • ARC Fertility Program
  • Catered lunch and unlimited snacks
  • Regular company outings and events