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Principal Engineer (Backend), TAM Alliance

Green Chef

Green Chef

Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Our TAM Expansion team aims to grow our global footprint by launching our core products in different markets and expanding our offerings through multiple brands and verticals. We are a globally-distributed team working together on 7+ brands in 15+ countries and were the force behind expanding HelloFresh in the Asia-Pacific region! There are lots of other exciting projects on the go, so if you are passionate about taking on challenges like this, join us!

S'more about the team

We are a close-knit group of engineers of different stripes - developers, testers, and product owners - who are working together to solve interesting e-commerce and supply chain problems around how people eat. Sometimes, this involves executing experiments to improve the user journey and making it easier for our customers to buy amazing food. Sometimes, this means creating stable software solutions that keep our distribution centers running.

As a Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of world-class software as well as sharing engineering best practices throughout the organization. You will work with business leaders across the various tribes to define our business and architecture vision. As a senior technical leader, you will influence technical choices with strong business judgment. You will be required to provide updates and advocate your decisions to the senior leadership team, get buy-in and work hand in hand with all stakeholders.

Lettuce share what this role will be responsible for

  • Be able to take responsibility for end-to-end software design and development processes, across the entire tech organization when needed.
  • Cooperate with Staff Engineers and other Principal Engineers to promote best practices in software architecture, design, development, delivery, deployment, and operations (DevOps Practices, Pair Programming, TDD, streaming etc.)
  • Lead teams in ensuring we are adopting and using state-of-the-art technologies effectively.
  • Be actively involved in large, strategic tech initiatives, such as distributed data mesh, streaming data, microservice architecture, API definition and CI/CD implementation.
  • Collaborate closely with our leadership in Tech, Product, Data, and Business to improve our process, methodologies, communication flows etc.
  • Continuous report and advise the senior leadership team in planning and design of the technology roadmap.
  • Be an ambassador for the HelloTech brand and partners in hiring to our Talent Acquisition Team.

Sound a-peeling? Here's what we're looking for

  • Technical expertise in building complex distributed systems.
  • Strong engineering and architecture experience, leading or contributing in multiple areas such as API/Microservices, Data Modelling/Design, and Infrastructure/DevOps.
  • Solid programming and architectural skills in either Golang, Kotlin, Java or Python. Experience with frontend technologies, specifically with React is a plus!
  • You have led development life cycle processes and engineering best practices.
  • You have Improved the environment in which you are working, for technology, methodology, and team collaboration.
  • Experience mentoring other engineers and establishing best practices through engineering leadership.
  • The ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise form.
  • An agile mindset with the ability to advocate for cross-functional collaboration.

Let’s cut to the cheese, this is why you'll love it here

  • Box Discount - Amazing discounts on 1 box per week! 75% discount on weekly HelloFresh and Chefs Plate meal kits AND 50% off weekly Factor meal box
  • Health & Wellness - Health & Dental benefits from day 1, a Health Spending Account, and unlimited access to the Headspace app to meet your self-care needs.
  • Vacation & PTO - Time off is also an important part of self-care! We offer generous vacation and PTO to help you create a good work-life balance.
  • Family Benefits - A parental leave top-up program for expectant parents
  • WFH Allowance - A one time fund to help you set up or improve your home office
  • Growth & Development - We support your career progression, provide development opportunities, and invest in your continued learning through our organization wide L&D fund
  • Work Hard & Have Fun - From team socials to HQ Wellness Wednesdays, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to experience the fun!
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives - With impactful ERG’s like HelloChange and Women Empowerment, we are committed to our diversity, equity & inclusion efforts
  • Food Puns - This one is kind of a big dill if you haven’t already noticed. We even have some punny meeting room names!