Full-Time

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Core Systems

Posted on 5/3/2024

Fastly

Fastly

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform with customizable CDN

Data & Analytics

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Requirements
  • 15+ years of hands-on experience as an engineer building complex, reliable, and highly efficient systems
  • Significant experience writing backend systems in Go
  • Experience building efficient software at scale
  • Proven experience building internet facing systems that are safely operated
  • Strong communicator with a broad technical vision
  • Hands-on technical leadership building scalable and reliable software
  • Expertise in building, analyzing, profiling, or debugging large-scale distributed systems
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience mentoring, guiding, and coaching team members
Responsibilities
  • Craft architecturally sound systems to support growth
  • Design and lead delivery of systems for scalability, security, performance, and reliability
  • Provide solutions to technical problems and influence the organization with new ideas
  • Represent the Team in technical discussions
  • Identify areas of opportunity in existing products and design solutions
  • Contribute to iterative improvements in code and culture
  • Think strategically about the team’s software direction
  • Anticipate system adaptations for growth needs
  • Craft and articulate technical strategy
  • Guide and lead teams implementing cross functional systems
  • Mentor and provide feedback to engineers
  • Lead by example and be an active team member
  • Partner with senior engineering leaders for internal and open source contexts
  • Participate in an on-call rotation

Fastly offers an edge cloud platform with Compute@Edge for accelerated code execution, a customizable CDN, advanced rate limiting, and real-time logging for observability, enhancing response times and user experiences at the edge.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$219M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

27%
INACTIVE