Principal Software Engineer at Parallel
San Francisco, CA, US
As a Principal Engineer, you will own the development of our platform infrastructure. We are looking for a motivated engineer who will meaningfully contribute to the core technology that powers our company. You will focus on improving the efficiency and reliability of our infrastructure as we scale our data processing pipeline, add new partner integrations, build out new services, and develop infrastructure to support our digital guest experience. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Own end to end development: design, implement, deploy, and support.
  • Collaborate with product management and other engineers on technical vision, design, and planning.
  • Lead on the architecture and design of our technology stack.
  • Write great automated tests and lead on operational excellence.
  • Contribute to and advocate for good engineering practices.

We're looking for someone with:

  • 7+ years of experience architecting and building complex software systems.
  • Experience with a mix of modern programming languages. Ideally, experience with both interpreted languages (Python, Ruby, etc) and compiled languages (JVM-languages, C-ish, etc).
  • Deep experience with the design and use of complex, distributed systems using mechanisms like web service APIs, queuing systems, etc.
  • Strong database schema design and query optimization.
  • You enjoy agile software development processes.
  • Cloud-computing services like AWS, Google App Engine, etc.

Your first 90 Days

  • Understanding our architecture 
  • You will be actively contributing code to our production database

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Equity
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Commuter Subsidy
  • Fitness Subsidy
  • 401k
  • Education Subsidy
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Pet Friendly Office

About Us:

Lyric is building the next great hospitality company.
 
We design and manage premium short-term rentals, that combine the spaciousness of an apartment, the amenities of a 4-star hotel, the productivity of your favorite work space, and the creative inspiration of an artistic studio.
 
Powering everything we do is a proprietary software and data platform designed to inform every aspect of our operations - from location selection to inventory design, revenue management to personalized guest experiences.
 
The global accommodations industry is worth more than $1T/year, but it hasn’t kept up with the needs of today’s modern traveler. Lyric is changing that.
 
We set out to re-imagine what this future will look like, and we'd love to have you along as part of that journey!

Our team

We are a fast growing team founded by veteran entrepreneurs and backed by a number of the largest and most respected VC’s in the world. Headquartered in downtown San Francisco, we're hiring top talent across all business units!