Full-Time

Principal Software Engineer

Kinship

Kinship

201-500 employees

Platform offering pet care insights, products, and services

Consumer Goods

$195,000 - $210,000

Bonus

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Heroku
MySQL
Git
Postgres
AWS
REST APIs
Yarn
React Native
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of mobile development experience
  • 3+ years experience with React Native
  • Experience creating consumer-facing production mobile applications using React Native
  • Experience evaluating the performance and usability of mobile applications and driving improvements
  • Experience designing and building RESTful APIs
  • Expertise using industry-standard methodologies (Github, Gitflow, CI, CD, etc)
  • Experience defining technical direction and architecture
  • Experience evaluating and recommending tools and technologies
  • Comfortable deploying software to major cloud platforms (AWS, Heroku, GCP, etc)
  • Experience mentoring other software engineers
  • Experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization approaches
  • Experience with common development tools such as Node, Yarn, NPM, etc.
Responsibilities
  • Develop software that connects customers to value
  • Lead innovation by exploring, investigating, recommending, benchmarking, and implementing technologies for our platform
  • Collaborate closely with and mentor multiple teams of engineers
  • Taking ownership of services and applications at scale
  • Define architectural patterns that establish conventions for our products and services
  • Interact with designers and product managers to determine the best ways to implement features

Kinship, a division of Mars Petcare, offers a comprehensive platform for pet care, providing a unique blend of insights, products, and services to empower individuals to excel in pet parenting. The company distinguishes itself from competitors by offering a holistic approach to pet care, including product recommendations, veterinary advice, training tips, and pet culture content. This commitment to providing a wide range of resources and services demonstrates Kinship's industry leadership and technical innovation in the pet care sector.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-3%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

4%

Benefits

Dog-friendly workplaces

Medical, dental, vision

401k match

pet benefits

Unlimited PTO

Hybrid work environment

Parental leave

Discounts on pet products, services, nutrition and veterinary wellness plans

An extensive onboarding program