Senior Backend Engineer

THE ROLE:

We are looking for passionate backend engineers who care about data and system performance. At Peloton, you will have the opportunity to rapidly change the face of the fitness industry. You will be working within an agile scrum team that consists of both backend and frontend engineers on a daily basis to develop and maintain a scalable and robust infrastructure that supports user-facing functionalities and social experiences. You will also be leading large projects, collaborating with team members on estimating project scopes, setting milestones, as well as identifying project risks and dependencies.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Passion for building scalable backend framework that supports a rapid growing user base
  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • Experience building Python based backend framework at scale
  • Experience with designing RESTful API
  • Experience with working on service oriented architecture and RPC design
  • Experience with concurrency and parallelism in Python
  • Experience with data modeling and at least one database engine (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Experience developing with test driven mentality
  • Solid understanding of HTTP, TCP, SSL in API context
  • Ability to own and deliver end to end API functionality from design/architect, to implementation, to testing, to production release and monitoring
  • Ability to accomplish complex engineering task independently
  • Ability to manage complex cross team coordinations and work closely with product owners
  • Ability to evaluate and communicate different engineering solutions and trade-offs
  • B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent years of work experience

BONUS POINTS IF YOU:

  • Have solid understanding of clean software design principles
  • Have an MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Have Github project(s) or contribute to open source communities
  • Have worked in a Test Driven Development environment before
  • Have a diverse knowledge of other programming languages and frameworks
  • Have continuous build experience in an Agile Environment
  • Have experience leading backend development and engineering

ABOUT PELOTON:

Founded in 2012, Peloton is an innovative tech company that brings members the best workouts possible, all from the convenience of their own home via the Bike,Tread and iOS App platforms. Peloton uses technology and design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime.

Peloton believes in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. We put our users, members, and customers first and we obsess over every touch point of the member experience – be it the studio, product or showroom. We like to hire the best and encourage all our associates to be Peloton’s brand ambassadors. Most importantly, we know that together we go far.


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