InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. Today, more than 5 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes 100% of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.
Our team is in search of a Principal Software Engineer - Studio to help us change the way digital products are designed.
About the Team:
We’re looking for technical experts who can turn product ideas into reality and operate diverse products for millions of customers, from the small to the behemoth. We’re excited by challenges of scale—both the number and size of customers—and a diverse set of products. If you’re looking for variety, we have it. Every team ships code daily. We’re motivated to not only deliver the best products, but also to personally achieve.
What you’ll do:
- Work closely with Engineering Leads and other Principal Engineers, developing the architectural strategy for large-scale cross-cutting technology and product concerns
- Work closely with Product Managers, Designers, and QA to design and develop the product’s functionality, look and feel, and test plans
- Design backend microservice architectures that must be performant under load, scalable, and deliver large sets of data
- Work frequently with other Product Engineering and Platform Service teams to incorporate their components, services and tools into your product; as well as share components, services, and best practices in return
- Every day offers a variety of work, an opportunity to contribute new ideas, and the ability to share your knowledge within and outside of the InVision organization
- Mentor/Coach junior engineers in team / across the Studio organization
- Be pragmatic, know how/what to balance to deliver software with the most impact on time
- Be an ambassador for our culture where employees and customers come first, act with integrity and intelligent urgency
- Be a champion for the team in leading and improving processes towards engineering excellence
What you’ll bring:
- Strong CS fundamentals: algorithms, data structures, design patterns, computer graphics, etc.
- 7+ years of industry experience debugging complex issues at every level of the stack; you can debug a web application problem all the way from the browser, through the transport, through the application, servers, databases, and asynchronous queues
- A deep understanding of Cloud Architecture and Cloud Services
- Strong problem-solving skills with a bias to action. You’ll be identifying and digging into difficult technical areas and paving the way forward for engineers
- Deep expertise in both backend and frontend technologies
- Familiarity building large-scale SPAs (single page applications)
- Motivation to understand the business, our users, their requirements, and to deliver results
- Passion for continued learning and a track record of picking up new technologies and skills as you ship awesome code
- Great communication skills and experience/ability to work with fully remote teams
- Experience working with and contributing to the open-source community is a plus
- BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, physics, mathematics or a related field, or equivalent work experience