Senior - Principal Software Engineer, Full Stack (Remote EU)
Job TypeFull Time
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🌍 In a world with deep supply chain disruptions, true omni-channel networks, and sustainability-minded consumers, there is a need for next-generation inventory systems.
🍯 That’s why we are building Syrup, an AI-powered predictive software for inventory decisions in commerce. By leveraging more data in real-time, we empower merchandising and planning teams with allocation, ordering, and planning recommendations.
🚀 Our mission is for commerce to no longer be a wasteful industry, as our intelligent platform empowers inventory excellence at every step in the value chain.
👔 We're VC-backed by Google's AI fund (Gradient Ventures), as well as former executives from Adidas, Zalando, ASOS, Reebok, Bonobos, Salesforce, ThredUp, and Stripe. We're working with fast-growing brands such as Faherty, Reformation, and Desigual.
About The Role
As a Principal Software Engineer, you will join our core team and lead the development of our innovative, new application. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing machine learning startup and make a significant impact in a pivotal role. You'll collaborate with a talented team of data scientists, engineers, business experts, and visionary thinkers. Join us on our mission to empower better decision-making through intuitive and predictive software.
Collaborate closely with product management and cross-functional teams to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and performant software solutions.
Drive architecture and design of the application stack, making strategic decisions to drive innovation and maintain flexibility for future growth.
Design and implement clean, extensible, and scalable solutions, leveraging modern server-side frameworks and adhering to best practices.
Collaborate with fellow engineers to establish and maintain development standards, code quality, and efficient workflows.
Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, identifying opportunities to improve our application and development processes.
Play an active role in code reviews, ensuring adherence to coding standards and best practices.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring the smooth functioning of the application.
A proven track record of success in leading the development of applications from inception to production, specifically with high-quality SAAS products.
Strong expertise in designing scalable, extensible, and performant solutions.
Proficiency in system architecture and data modeling, with a focus on optimizing data flow and storage.
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to think critically and propose innovative solutions.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
A passion for staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies.
Leadership abilities, with experience mentoring and guiding junior engineers.
7+ years of successful experience as a full-stack developer in a fast-paced startup environment.
Experience in incremental feature development, scalability improvements, and performance enhancements.
Deep technical expertise in:
Designing clean and scalable APIs (GraphQL/REST/tRPC) with frameworks like Express.js or NestJS.
Familiarity with async workers and distributed systems.
System architecture and data model design, including optimizing data flow from the database to the user's browser.
Optimizing data models and access patterns using databases like PostgreSQL, and search services such as ElasticSearch, OpenSearch or Redis Search.
Cloud-based deployment and operation, leveraging services like RDS or Aurora, ECS Fargate, and other AWS ecosystem components.
Infrastructure automation and CI/CD practices, maximizing the potential of cloud-based infrastructure in the development lifecycle (e.g., GitHub Actions, Pulumi, Terraform).
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, real-time event-driven applications (e.g., SocketIO), front-end frameworks (e.g., VueJS, Angular, React/Next.js), data visualization tools (e.g., D3, Plotly), and Java or Python-based data management.
What We Offer
Fun, friendly, respectful, collaborative, diverse, driven, mission-oriented – that’s Syrup! We're a group of driven people who want to make a difference in the world by building game-changing software. We care deeply about people, planet and product. Concretely, we offer:
Remote First: We’re a remote first team across Europe and East Coast North America. For our colleagues in New York, you can come into our office in SoHo as often as you like.
Syrup summits: We bring the whole global team together every quarter for our Syrup summits. Previous locations: Barcelona, Madrid, Los Angeles, Warsaw, Boston, New York.
Equity: We offer generous equity compensation for all our early employees.
Generous health, vision, and dental coverage to our employees.
Generous PTO to take all the time you need, whenever you need it.
We offer competitive base pay with the potential salary range of 100,000 EUR to 150,000 EUR, and a similarly competitive range in other locations, commensurate with experience, generous early-stage equity package, and benefits including medical/dental/vision.