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Principal Engineer (Remote)

Seattle, WA
We’re working with our client in the fintech space, seeking a passionate Principal Engineer to help guide the company from a monolith to microservices in the cloud. Our ideal candidate has at least 10 years of experience in software development with an emphasis on architecture and microservices and experience with GoLang, GraphQL, and AWS.  Working across multiple small teams, and in close collaboration with the VP Engineering, this engineer will migrate and upgrade this fast-moving, fast-scaling early stage fintech’s platform to the cloud, and establish the foundation for its next level of growth.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Serve as key technical leader in close cooperation with VP of Engineering, while maintaining individual coding responsibilities at a high level of performance
  • Contribute to architectural and overall technological transformation
  • Mentor junior team members on techniques, technology, and mindset
  • Promote a cross-team culture of accountability, customer obsession, and quality focus
  • Drive creation and adoptions of standards for development and maintenance of technology solutions
  • Create Proofs of Concept
  • Effectively communicate all technical topics to non-technical people, both internal and external to company
  • 10+ years of experience delivering commercial products and services at scale
  • 5+ years of experience driving and managing technical and architectural dependencies
  • 5+ years of experience with distributed systems delivering large-scale, secure,and resilient cloud services
  • 2+ years of experience coding in GoLang
  • 3+ years of experience delivering services running on AWS
  • 1+ years of experience with GraphQL
  • Strong grasp of both functional programming and object-oriented patterns and concepts
  • Experience with a range of client technologies such as web development (HTML, JavaScript,CSS, React/Redux), mobile technologies (Native, Flutter), and server-side tech (Node.js).
  • Experience in containerized solutions and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Big Data analytic technologies (Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, or equivalent)
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering
We pay very competitively and have excellent healthcare and other benefits. This is a remote consulting opportunity, recruiting within the US only. Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to provide sponsorship for employment and request no agency submissions. Thank you!
We're Rooster Park, and we're a boutique consulting and recruiting agency obsessed with finding the right fits for a small set of partners. You can learn more at http://www.roosterpark.com/. Hope to hear from you!

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