New York City, or Le Mans, France (50 minutes outside Paris). Possible telecommute part or full time.
Were looking for a principal engineer to build the components that drive Jirafe's analytics and marketing automation systems. The right candidate will be an analytical and articulate individual who is a highly skilled software engineer, with total understanding of the methodology of delivering products in a real time, big data environment.
Youâll work in a busy environment, helping both the product and engineering teams conceptualize and deliver on design specifications. Youâll help mentor and drive the engineering team to solve complex problems in a dynamic environment. You will be given lots of responsibility, lots of freedom, big and fun problems to solve and help and advice when you want it from a team that enjoys working together.
Work with engineering team to implement Jirafeâs product strategy
Understand the current architectural landscape and work with the team to create a technical roadmap to support the the product and company vision.
Help design and engineer the architecture for scalability, high-availability, performance, flexibility, operational efficiency, security and maintainability (20K data req/s). Requires deep collaboration across the team.
Work closely with VP Engineering and CTO to ensure timely delivery of projects/releases
Provide technical mentoring and guidance to the Engineering team including contractors/agencies. Help inspire the team through conviction of a clearly defined vision
Proactively offer options for features/improvements, and recognize potential growth bottlenecks before they become issues.
Evaluate and select appropriate technologies, and be happy to defend those decisions
Lead by example and help build consensus across technology and products.
Initiate standards, guidelines and best practices
Ideally degree qualified in Mathematics, Computer Science, Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience
Strong knowledge of Scala or other functional programming language
Ideally, experience with Play2, Akka2, Scalaz, and other tools our stack could need in a near future
Strong PostgreSQL skills
Expert knowledge of version control (Git, Github) and continuous integration (Bamboo)
Proficiency at development tools such as Redis, Memcached, RabbitMQ
Strong understanding of design patterns (IoC, single responsibility, Liskov substitution, law of Demeter) and common typeclasses
Experience with unit testing and/or quality assurance engineering
Excellent knowledge of systems architectures
Experience in agile development methodology would be advantageous
Experience developing PHP and Symfony2 would be advantageous
Good written and oral English
If you are interested in this position or have any queries regarding it please send your resume
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