Principal Software Engineer | G-P | Remote (India)

Principal Software Engineer | G-P | Remote (India)

Remote India
Application ends: August 20, 2024
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Job Description

At G-P, our mission is to break down barriers to global business, enabling opportunities for everyone, everywhere. With remote-first and diverse teams all around the world, our people are key to achieving this mission. That’s why we trust our Dream Team members with the flexibility and autonomy to do their best and most innovative work, encourage and support their personal growth and career development, and believe in recognition for a job well done.  

Our industry-leading SaaS-based Global Employment Platform™ enables our customers to expand and grow into 180+ countries, creating more opportunities for global success – without requiring entity or subsidiary setup. The technical opportunities you’ll experience here have a positive impact on people and their work/life possibilities around the world. Beyond the power of our platform, we never forget that behind every hire is a human being. And that brings us to you. 

If you have a passion for SaaS product, are a deep innovator, and want to solve complex problems that lead to a world of positive results, consider G-P. Here, your knowledge and experience will be crucial to helping design and develop high-performing cloud-based software products using traditional Agile methodologies and modern frameworks.  

Beyond a competitive compensation and benefits package, what we offer to all employees along the way is the clear and simple promise of Opportunity Made Possible. Come expand your skills in new ways and experience the thrill of your best innovations becoming reality.  

What you will do: 

  • Drive the technical evolution of our best-in-class SaaS cloud platform taking the lead on initiatives including technical design, prototyping, building, and overseeing execution towards agreed goals 
  • Collaborate with product managers, technical architects, engineering management, cloud engineers and other SMEs across the business to understand their requirements and suggest appropriate solutions to achieve the required features 
  • Take a technical lead role in one or more agile teams providing hands-on technical expertise, ensuring technical progress against plans while safeguarding functionality, security, scalability, and performance
    • Deliver solutions in a cloud-managed and serverless-first platform ecosystem 
    • Ensure consistent use of shared platform components
    • Design and develop reusable libraries and APIs 
    • Contribute to best practice for backend and frontend application development via the Well Architected Framework and its pillars
  • Develop and promote a full spectrum of test suites and quality mindset (unit, contract, integration, etc)
  • Supports and Mentor Software Engineers by providing guidance, advice and coaching on best practices related to quality, testing and scalability.

What we are looking for: 

  • 12+ years of experience in architecting and developing highly scalable enterprise level services, platforms or products. 
  • Extensive experience in building large scale distributed enterprise applications in geographically distributed teams
  • Deep knowledge of backend stack with knowledge in most or all of the following: Java, Node.js, Python, Redis, Golang
  • Knowledge of and experience choosing between SQL and NoSQL database technologies such as MySQL/PostgreSQL and MongoDB/DynamoDB 
  • Knowledge of modern cloud architectures and technologies; experience with AWS is a plus 
  • Excellent communication skills and experience documenting and delivering technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Experience in a startup or high-growth environment and ability to hustle is desirable 
  • Hands-on experience in any of the following areas a plus: 
  • Data modeling, data architecture, and data governance 
  • Integrating CRM systems such as Salesforce with internal systems 
  • Integrating 3rd party systems with internal and external workflows 
  • Business workflow orchestration / choreography patterns