Principal Software Engineer
Control Systems
Posted on 4/2/2024
Fastly

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform for optimizing web and app performance
Company Overview
Fastly offers a secure and efficient edge cloud platform, trusted by leading companies like Reddit, Pinterest, and The New York Times, to enhance website and application performance. It provides a unique competitive advantage with its serverless compute platform, Compute@Edge, which allows businesses to optimize delivery and response times by running code within the CDN itself. The company's culture emphasizes smart solutions and seamless integration, making it an ideal workplace for those interested in cutting-edge technology and global scalability.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$219M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

31%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Perl
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 12 years of domain relevant engineering experience
  • Experience with Go and Perl
  • Experience with Varnish
  • Experience with compilers
  • Expertise building, analyzing, profiling, or debugging large-scale distributed systems
Responsibilities
  • Crafting architecturally sound systems to support Fastly’s Control Plane growth
  • Designing and leading delivery of systems for scalability, security, performance, and reliability
  • Providing solutions to strategic and sophisticated technical problems
  • Representing the Team in technical discussions across the organization
  • Identifying new areas of opportunity in existing products and designing solutions
  • Contributing ideas for iterative improvements to both code and culture
  • Mentoring other engineers and pair programming
  • Participating in an on-call rotation