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Principal Backend Engineer - Remote

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Brookline
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Principal Backend Engineer - Remote





You will be responsible for key technology products in the suite of ecommerce optimization tools. We are changing the way we deliver complex pricing, inventory forecasting and advertising strategy to experienced and novice ecommerce sellers alike. We are turning mind numbing numbers on market dynamics and forecasts into simple and beautiful visuals that everyone loves. You will be analyzing large amounts of streaming and big data and delivering cogent business insights. You lean on your passion for technology to suggest and make improvements to our tech stack and infrastructure. You love to learn, and equally love to share your knowledge with others. You are both a listener and a contributor. You are a great communicator and you take care to understand before making yourself understood. You love trying out new frameworks and libraries.
This is an
opportunity to get in on the ground floor and play a key role in establishing the roadmap, developing the platform comprising the back end services, building real time services with hardened APIs, developing algorithms to power scientific methods to the art of solving real optimization problems.



Finally, we're delighted that this position can be based out of Boston, Seattle or remotely across the US.



CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

--- Build, develop and scale the front end of our platform that powers the consumer experience for brand owners and sellers

--- Inspire, recruit and mentor your engineering colleagues

--- Operate in a scalable engineering culture that leverages modern principles of decoupled systems and automated CI/CD/testing/monitoring to drive efficiencies

--- Work closely with Product, Design, User research and product marketing
QUALIFIED CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS




10+ years of progressive experience from project ownership to tech leadership in high-performance environments
BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, EE or equivalent

Proven track record working in top talent and high performance environments
Experience working on large scale and distributed computing systems in rapid growth environments
Solid programming skills; preferred experience in Java/Scala, Python
Experience with modern web frameworks, advanced algorithms/data intelligence, public cloud platforms and streaming data pipelines
Familiarity with containerization, microservices architecture, continuous integration and delivery
Experience influencing a team's technical and business strategy by making insightful contributions to team priorities and approaches

Experience identifying and solving ambiguous problems, architecture deficiencies, or areas where the team's software causes bottlenecks
Ability to communicate their ideas effectively to achieve the right outcome for their team and customers
Experience leading design reviews and has actively participated in design reviews of related software
Experience in interviewing and hiring senior engineers as well as mentoring others - improving their skills, their knowledge of software, and their ability to get things done




Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit https://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.PandoLogic.Category: Technology, Keywords: Backend Engineer

Keywords: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company, Brookline , Principal Backend Engineer - Remote, Engineering , Brookline, Massachusetts

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