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Principal Software Engineer

PagerDuty

Job description

Together we’re building a company that will endure and products people will love for generations to come.

We believe that people do their best in a culture that fosters inclusion, innovation, and success. Our values - Champion the Customer, Take the Lead, Run Together, Ack + Own and Bring Yourself - serve as the foundation of our collaborative and dynamic culture.

Whether it’s conducting a retrospective, participating in our bi-annual hack weeks, cranking out a new product feature, supporting our two PagerDuty bands, or doing our day to day work, Dutonians live and breathe these five values every day. Together, we solve real customer issues and fulfill our mission of connecting teams to real-time opportunities and elevate work to the outcomes that matter.

We’re building an inclusive workplace that represents the real, everyday people we support around the world. From how we build our teams to who sits in the boardroom, we hope you can see yourself at PagerDuty.

PagerDuty continues to grow! We're looking for a Principal Engineer to join our core product group to drive innovation and architecture evolution. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a diverse group of other senior and principal engineers and update legacy systems. 

If you think you've seen it all in your career and have been successful in other high growth environments, apply today! We're open to a diverse group of backgrounds from enterprise, mid-market and B2C.

How You Contribute to Our Vision: Key Responsibilities


  • Ingrain yourself into our core product and take the first few months to really learn our product, tech stack and people.
  • Be prepared to make technical recommendations across the business and use your past experiences to make key decisions that will have immediate and long term impact at PagerDuty.
  • Write code and participate in the product design process.
  • Design for highly-available, scalable and resilient systems while maintaining fast delivery of customer value.
  • Be a coach and mentor to engineers of all experience levels. 
  • Help set the future technical course for our production systems, technology stack, and architecture.

About You: Skills and Attributes


  • Experience with complex web applications
  • Experience working in Microservices or service oriented architecture.
  • Expert in cloud-based technologies, especially AWS.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience in some or all of the following: Elixir, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Kafka and React.

Minimum Requirements


  • 15+ years of experience in software product development.
  • Extensive experience and contributions in a high growth environment.
  • Experience with full, long-term service ownership. 
  • Experience with agile, (scrum, lean, kanban) delivery methodologies.
  • Well rounded, vast and broad experience in different technical environments.

PagerDuty offers:


- Competitive salaries and company equity
- Comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision plans for you, your spouse and family
- Generous parental leave
- Paid vacation (3 weeks vacation your first year, 4 weeks afterwards) in addition to paid holidays and ample sick leave
- Opportunities to get involved in PagerDuty's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and other diversity initiatives. ERGs are self-organized, employee-run communities focused on advancing a sense of belonging and inclusion for all - members, advocates, and allies.
- Paid employee volunteer time - 20 hours per year
- Bi-annual company wide hack weeks

PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.
 
PagerDuty is for people. Meaning, we extend opportunities to a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you're new to the corporate world, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to transition or take the next step in your career path, we are excited to connect with you.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process.  Should you require accommodation, please email [email protected] and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a background check is required to join PagerDuty. We will, nonetheless, consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with local requirements.

PagerDuty uses the E-Verify employment verification program.

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May 28th, 2021

Job posted on

October 6th, 2020

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Full Time

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