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Principal Software Engineer

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Toast

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Backend
Staff Software Engineer
In-Person
12+ years

Description

Toast is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to take responsibility for bringing our architecture to the next level and level up the team. As well as providing a cutting edge point of sale system for restaurants, Toast also processes billions of dollars of payments, and offers best-in-class financial service solutions to our customers. As we grow our solutions to meet the needs of our customers, we are also focused on optimizing for extensibility, resilience and scalability, using continuous delivery tools & methodology.

As a Principal Software Engineer on our team, you will design and deliver the next generation of Toast products, document solution design, write & review code, test and rollout solutions to production, capturing & actioning customer feedback to iteratively enhance customer experience. You will collaborate with peers to optimize for solution design performance, flexibility and scalability, including enablement of multi-product & engineering teams on a common framework & platform. You'll also collaborate with UX, Product Management, QA and partner engineering teams to build best-in-class solutions in a complex and fast-moving environment, and directly coach and mentor engineers on best in class industry standard development best practices.

The ideal candidate should have experience with continuous delivery of high quality, reliable and scalable services to production, as well as experience in AI, Cloud, Image processing and Full stack development. Proficiency in database technologies such as SQL server, Postgres, or Dynamo DB, cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure or GCP, and programming languages like Java, Kotlin, C# or other object-oriented languages is required. Experience working in a team with Agile/Scrum methodology, leading the build and scale of mission critical platform components, and tackling complex and ambiguous problems is essential.

Toast's tech stack includes Java 8, DropWizard, AWS, S3, RDS, Lambda, Postgres, Apache Spark, React, ES6, Android, Kotlin, RabbitMQ, .Net/C#, MVC, Angular, SQL Server/Aurora postgres, SQS, SNS, Dynamo, SageMaker, Cloudwatch, and Redshift.

Join Toast to improve our platform and add the next generation of products in a diverse and inclusive environment. Toast embraces the diversity of the restaurant industry and is excited by it, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

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Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver the next generation of Toast products
  • Document solution design, write & review code, test and rollout solutions to production
  • Collaborate with peers to optimize for solution design performance, flexibility and scalability
  • Collaborate with UX, Product Management, QA and partner engineering teams
  • Directly coach and mentor engineers on best in class industry standard development best practices

Requirements

Java
Kotlin
MongoDB
PostgreSQL
  • Experience with continuous delivery of high quality, reliable and scalable services to production
  • Experience in AI, Cloud, Image processing and Full stack development
  • Proficient in database technologies such as SQL server, Postgres, or Dynamo DB
  • Proficient in cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Proficient in Java, Kotlin, C# or other object oriented language(s)
  • Experience working in a team with Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience leading the build and scale of mission critical platform components
  • Experience of tackling complex and ambiguous problems
  • Proficient in balancing getting things done with platform stability
  • Passionate about writing awesome code and delivering impactful scalable solutions
  • Hands-on mentoring of other engineers

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k

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