Principal Software Engineer

Retailmenot Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 weeks ago

Do you want to help build the next generation savings destination? The RetailMeNot API is responsible for serving the 20 million requests it can receive on a given day. As the Principal Software Engineer on the API team, you'll help craft the vision and lead execution for how to build out a high-performance, highly resilient API that is still flexible enough to support our continually expanding suite of product offerings.

Who You Are

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent STEM field.

  • You have 10+ years professional experience in software development.

  • You take pride in mentoring junior and other senior engineers and consider the progress of your team members a key indicator of your performance.

  • You have experience building, scaling, and maintaining a highly available API hosted in a public cloud.

  • You understand the nuances and challenges that come with building an API that supports both native and web apps

  • You're skilled in building consensus across teams and inspiring teammates to deliver a better vision and product.

  • You're committed to learning and believe that every day you do not progress as a technologist is a day that you're falling behind.

  • You delight in making simple, elegant, functional, and beautiful systems. You encourage others to do the same.

What You'll Do

  • You'll mentor and guide a talented group of early and mid-career engineers.

  • You will collaborate with other Principal Software Engineers to enhance the state of technology and architecture of RetailMeNot as a whole

  • You will write and deliver software as a member of an Agile scrum team.

  • You'll cultivate and enhance a culture built around standard methodologies for testing, automation, and monitoring.

  • You will develop a deep understanding of the business and use that knowledge to collaboratively build a roadmap for the next major iteration of the API to support where the business is heading.

  • You'll bring expertise in distributed systems to improve reliability, scalability, and performance of an API serving millions of customers.

  • You will work together with your Agile team to improve process and delivery through collaborative problem solving.

Who We Are

  • We believe our technologists should make technology decisions. We give engineers a great deal of freedom to make technical choices and to collaboratively define our technical roadmap.

  • We believe the role of engineering leadership is to create and maintain an organization that empowers engineers to thrive and build efficiently

  • We devote a ton of effort and resources to hiring and retaining a team of excellent engineers because we believe that extraordinary engineers are happiest when they have a supportive and equally exceptional team helping them to succeed and grow.

  • We are a polyglot company that utilizes dynamic and static languages, some functional, and others object oriented.

  • We use the newest service offerings of public cloud providers, as well as important open source technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.

Rewards

We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of RetailMeNot, Inc. include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Competitive base & bonus packages; salary negotiable

  • Long Term Incentive Plan

  • Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service

  • Very competitive benefits packages, including best-in-class parental leave

  • Open & flexible PTO

  • Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements

  • Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week

About Us

RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information

Individuals seeking employment at RetailMeNot, Inc. are considered without regards to race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected classification. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us align with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.


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