Principal Engineer

At Rollbar, we help developers build better software faster - and make their lives easier. We are a small team based in San Francisco with big ambition and a global presence. Over 100,000 developers use our product to power all kinds of applications that affect people’s lives and livelihoods. Rollbar is used by some of the best engineering teams in the world, including Twilio, Salesforce, Zendesk, Instacart and Twitch.

We are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer to join our engineering leadership team, to not only help scale and design our systems and services but to help define this growing industry.

Our tech stack:

    • React, Webpack, Sass
    • Python, Node.js, Scala
    • MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcache
    • Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Consul, CircleCI, Rollbar

You will:

    • Lead large initiatives to transform and grow the company at a fast pace - including implementing a Service Ownership model, implementing microservice architecture, and increasing Agility and Quality in every aspect of the engineering culture
    • Lead and execute a large re-design of our architecture to sustain a 10x growth rate over the next 2-4 years
    • Work closely with the Engineering Lead, other Principal Engineers, and Architects within the engineering org to develop the architectural strategy for large-scale, cross-cutting technology and product concerns
    • Deal with massive amounts of data that is processed real-time and always highly available on every project and initiative you’ll be involved in

You have:

    • 10+ years experience in a software engineering or SRE role
    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Experience building and massively scaling real-time streaming data pipelines and web stacks
    • Experience building and massively scaling complex data stores (Mysql, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Kafka…)
    • Passion to listen, interact with, and influence Software Engineers within the company and across the whole industry to solve problems that are currently unsolved

Benefits and perks:

    • Competitive salary and stock options
    • Medical, dental and vision health benefits
    • Parental leave - 12 weeks
    • Generous hardware and software allowance
    • Casual work environment
    • Inclusive team-oriented culture
    • Have fun and make an impact