About the role
Hi there! We at Peoplebox are searching for a top-notch Principal Engineer. You’ll be one of the first in our engineering leadership, steering our tech journey. We enjoy a remote-friendly work setup, taking cues from companies like GitLab and Zapier.
Our current team is young, self-reliant, and bright. They’re looking for leaders who can guide them in tech and personal growth. This role is all about ensuring top-notch engineering delivery, quality, and setting the tone for technical leadership and processes.
We hold user-centricity, speedy delivery, and high-quality craftsmanship close to our hearts. If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to chat!
- Set clear timelines and deliverables to ensure feature delivery.
- Scope out features and launch value-driven initiatives.
- Think from a product perspective to build the right features.
- Find new ways to reduce effort and speed up feature delivery.
- Simplify and solve complex problems.
- Design complex systems and make key tech and design decisions.
- Lead detailed code and design reviews, always aiming for top-quality output.
- Champion best practices in software engineering and keep improving our processes.
- Mentor our bright engineers, encouraging continuous learning and growth.
- Ensure tech decisions meet user needs and expectations.
- Stay updated on tech trends to keep us ahead of the curve.
- Smooth out deployments using Kubernetes, Docker, and ArgoCD.
- Set up CI/CD pipelines for running tests before each release.
- Establish strong QA processes.
- 7+ years of software engineering experience, including leadership roles.
- Skill in Ruby on Rails or Python is a plus, but not a must.
- Hands-on experience in DevOps, Kubernetes, Docker, and setting up CI/CD pipelines.
- Proven ability to design and implement complex systems.
- Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple projects.
- Great leadership, communication, and decision-making skills.
- Love for mentoring and guiding a team, fostering independent thinking and experimentation.
- A product-focused approach, emphasizing user-centric design, speedy delivery, and quality craftsmanship.
Peoplebox is an OKR platform that makes it easy for large companies to align teams and execute faster.
The thing that makes Peoplebox different is that it integrates with all work-tools (SQL, Jira, Asana, Hubspot, etc) to provide real-time visibility on all your goals, initiatives and what’s blocking the progress in one single dashboard.
We are techies turned product guys, having built our first startups in Dublin, Ireland, and SF (YC S12) respectively. We joined Practo, one of Asia’s largest health-tech startups, when it had 250 employees and saw it grow to 3,000 in just a couple of years.
We witnessed the challenges of hypergrowth companies first-hand. We realized as companies grow, the problems of misalignment and lack of cross-functional visibility only becomes larger, resulting in poor execution speed, missed goals, high talent turnover, and sometimes death.
Our vision at Peoplebox is to become the Operating System for strategy execution to help companies align and achieve moonshot goals.