At our company, we work across an incredible range of technology domains: hardware, firmware, web, mobile, backend, data, messaging, content, streaming, and--of course--machine learning. We get to apply these to create a platform of products loved by millions of customers all over the world. Our Platform organization provides the foundation and guiding hand that enables all of the engineering teams at our firm to build technology faster and scale safely with minimal effort. We are seeking a Principal Platform Engineer to guide the evolution of our technology as we scale every part of our business.
You will serve as the chief architect for the organization. This is not a whiteboard role, but a hands-on engineer-as-leader who will team with the most senior engineers and engineering leaders across the organization to help us navigate some big questions. Here are just a few of the challenges you will help us with within your first year: What is the best architecture to move our monolith to unlock parallelism without resulting in toxic fragmentation? What should be included in our developer frameworks to strike the right balance between consistency and innovation? How do we optimize performance end-to-end, from device to backend and data, across multiple product lines and geographies? How do we test at scale, from hardware and streamed content to backend systems, in a hyper-growth environment? When should we build vs buy to optimize the time-to-market and best-in-class experience? How do we create safeguards against vendor lock-in? Additional challenges will be more meta-questions, such as: how do we govern architectural direction and decisions across such a multi-disciplined company?
Be a strong engineering voice alongside other leaders through advising and driving our tech vision and strategy.
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