Principal Engineer, Infrastructure at Trustpilot (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Principal Engineer, Infrastructure at Trustpilot (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-20 05:01:17

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We are looking for a talented principal engineer to join our principal engineering team to drive the implementation of our technology strategy in order to deliver best in class software and systems for Trustpilot. Working with our cross-functional teams you will help transform our architectural vision into technical deliverables.

To succeed in this role you should have a strong engineering background with informed opinions on technologies, platforms and approaches to delivery and be able to articulate ideas effectively and strive to constantly improve deliverables. Proven technical experience and the ability to facilitate effective team interaction is a must.

In your role, you will:

  • Translate the overarching technology strategy to tangible architectural blueprints and reference architectures and support teams in their adoption by the wider team
  • Establish, build and own systems architecture based on blueprints with performance, scalability and maintenance in mind
  • Partner with software engineers, data engineers and data scientists to define high impact solutions and deliver fit for purpose high-quality systems
  • Present business benefits of technical solutions and communicate technical concepts to technical & non-technical colleagues
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of techniques, platforms, tools, and frameworks that are relevant to the tools and systems domain and work towards their adoption
  • Identify emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into our operations and activities
  • Identify opportunities and implement best practices to continuously improve our existing engineering capabilities
  • Contribute to the overall technology strategy
  • Promote a culture of quality, design excellence and continuous improvement
  • Mentor engineers focused on growing their architecture thinking capabilities focused on performance, scalability and maintenance

We are looking for people with:

  • Strong technical foundation gained in a lead engineering/architect role with proven experience in system design, development and operations at scale
  • Solid experience with modern cloud architectures (AWS, GCP), distributed and event-based systems. Experience with multi-account, multi-cloud strategies and architectures is a plus.
  • Proven track record of experience with our core technology stack, engineering best practices (CI/CD, observability, configuration management, test automation), security, scalability and performance concerns
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, combined with the ability to present your ideas clearly and compellingly in both verbal and written form.
  • Strong organization and planning skills and the ability to manage own workload and that of others within sometimes tight timescales
  • Experience with managing multiple streams of contribution
  • Ability to work as part of a team involving multiple locations and time zones
  • Experience in working in different delivery methodologies and an understanding of their benefits/constraints

Some of the technologies and services we use:

  • AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, ECS, Envoy, Lambda, SNS, SQS, Step Functions, Prometheus, Grafana, GitHub, Travis and more
  • Trello (for all project management, and a lot of other things), Git, GitHub
  • Machine Learning, AI, Google TensorFlow, BigQuery, Kafka, Airflow, Cloud Dataflow
  • Node.js (TypeScript), Python
  • MongoDB, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, Druid
  • React, Redux, Next.js, Micro frontends
  • Emotion, SASS, CSS modules, Design Systems
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