Principal Engineer

At Recurly
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote

Posted on April 30th

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As a full-time employee, Recurly offers competitive benefits programs, perks and options designed to fit your needs and the needs of your family. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits and a menu from which to choose options that work best for you and eligible dependents. We also offer life insurance, short and long-term disability, hospital indemnity, critical illness coverage, employee accident protection, health savings account (HSA) & flexible spending account (FSA) options, employee assistance program, Legal and Pet Insurance.

Other perks may include:
401(k) Retirement Plan
Company equity
Flex Time Off
Company Events
Tuition reimbursement
Casual dress
Dog friendly office
Commuter benefits
Volunteer opportunities

  • Participate in requirements and solution design sessions, working closely with stakeholders from across the entire organization.
  • Be a subject matter expert on Ruby on Rails.
  • Define technical impacts, recommend best-practice and/or alternate approaches and provide timeline estimates.
  • Test, analyze, and address issues with products and features.
  • Collaborate on and inform cross-functional teams of new feature technical design, technical requirements, limitations, and implementation.
  • Follow an iterative software development methodology and contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle and support.
  • Articulate development status to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Continually refine business acumen and establish domain/industry vertical expertise.

  • Advanced experience as a hands on Software Engineer (5+ years is ideal)
  • Strong knowledge of Ruby/RoR platform
  • Experience with building out infrastructure and architecture
  • Experience in designing and building systems to operate at scale
  • Experience with Agile or Scrum methodologies
  • Ability to provide technical mentoring to other developers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A mindset focused on measuring impact, security, and stability
  • Ability to hold yourself and others accountable to high standards when working with production systems

Bonus Points
  • Experience with writing automated testing, TDD and Pair Programming
  • Experience with Node.js a plus
  • A desire to improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Ability to debug production issues across systems and the stack
  • Experience writing javascript with consideration of many browsers, systems, and versions

About Recurly
Recurly, Inc. provides a versatile subscription management platform to manage the entire subscription lifecycle for market-leading brands worldwide. Subscription businesses such as Sling TV, BarkBox, FabFitFun, Cinemark and depend on Recurly to harness the power of the subscription model and drive recurring revenue growth.  Since its launch in 2009, Recurly has deployed subscription billing for thousands of companies across 42 countries.

Offices located in San Francisco, California, Boulder, Colorado, and New Orleans, Louisiana

Estimated annual salary for this role may range from $197,600 to $214,312

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