Principal Java Engineer

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:

    Circa $230,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    AAJR R(39333

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

A fast-growing startup in San Francisco is looking for a Principal Java Engineer. Our client is working to revolutionize restaurants through innovative technology and design.

The Role:

  • This role will lead a re-architect of their API layer and build a strong foundation for the future services. ​
  • As a Principal Engineer for this role, you will build out a new services


  • You will architect the next generation API to enable partners to integrate directly with our services


  • 10+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

  • You have architected highly available REST API services

  • Experience with distributed systems

  • Strong understanding of Java or similar typed language

  • You’ve successfully built highly scalable service architectures in a short amount of time


Bonus Points:

  • The API services you have developed have been publicly available and used by people outside your organization

  • Experience developing code in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI, etc)

  • Worked with dynamic languages in the past (ruby, python, etc)


What They Offer:

  • Fun, creative and collaborative work environment

  • Competitive pay and equity/stock options

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account

  • Commuter benefits

  • Flexible Time Off

  • 401(k)

  • Catered lunches from their store, and exceptional snack game

  • Regular company outings and events

  • Dog friendly office