The Principal Software Engineer opening is an exciting opportunity to join SendGrid’s Customer Growth Engineering team, developing features and software that impact all points of the customer lifecycle. You’ll make a tremendous impact with the team that spearheads microservice development and operability at SendGrid, using the latest distributed systems programming techniques and technologies like rate limiting, circuit breakers and multi-datacenter (including AWS). You’ll bring the ability and experience to write complex backend services, communicate effectively with cross functional teams, and have a tremendous drive to hone your craft.
Denver is our global headquarters and home to the Customer Growth Engineering team, our revenue growth engine - which your efforts will directly impact.
What You’ll Do
Live by and champion our cultural values of Happy, Hungry, Honest, and Humble
Design entire systems from scratch, end-to-end, that can fit into the SendGrid architecture
Develop solutions for complex problems both independently and with team members
Work with other teams to troubleshoot/determine resolution for complex issues across team domains
Focus on designing and implementing systems for scalability, testability, supportability and maintainability
Use your foresight and experience to keep our systems effectively running now and in the future through profiling, load testing, failure testing, monitoring and much more to have confidence in the robustness of the systems we deploy
Lead team initiatives and implementations from conception to completion
Recommend and champion improvements to our software and product development process
Drive improvements in quality of team’s work output