Principal Engineer
CaaStle
New Delhi, India
4d ago

Here at CaaStle, we pioneered the clothing rental model and are now powering it for apparel retailers and fashion brands.

We complement traditional ownership business models with rental subscription services and help companies meet the demands of consumers looking for greater flexibility in the way they experience fashion.

Fueled by data and the desire to connect the dots differently, our platform is driven by our highly skilled and collaborative teams.

From proprietary technology to marketing and infrastructure services, we make it easy for growth-oriented companies to expand their reach in the retail market with our fully-managed, end-to-end solutions.

With a robust product pipeline and prospective partnerships, some of our current US and UK clients include : Banana Republic, Bored Teachers, Destination Maternity, Express, Eloquii, Gwynnie Bee, Haverdash, L.

K. Bennett, Moss Bros., Rebecca Minkoff, Rebecca Taylor, Scotch and Soda, Stylist LA, and Vince.

As we grow, CaaStle looks to welcome new team members who are excited to work in a dynamic and high-growth environment that celebrates innovation and analytical thinking.

Our workplace consists of an inspiring community of people from unique and diverse backgrounds, and our culture is built upon a foundation of respect and camaraderie.

Join us in changing the face of fashion.

About the role :

  • We are seeking a highly motivated Principal Engineer with expertise in building scalable, extensible customer payment solutions, identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks, collaborating with other team members across teams to innovate current / new products;
  • Identify, communicate and implement best practices for the engineering team. Our engineering process is fully agile and has a really fast release cycle - which keeps our environment very energetic and fun.

    What you will do :

  • Architect, design and lead the development of key software infrastructure, systems, tools and processes, ensuring high scalability and performance.
  • Collaborate with the product and other stakeholders across the company to solidify / negotiate requirements and feasibility.
  • Identify, influence and participate in making technical decisions that have a positive impact on engineering and business as a whole.
  • Problem-solving that involves complex interactions, constraints imposed by systems, processes, people and physical goods.
  • Drive automated solutions that enable better efficiency and process improvement
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks, collaborate with other team members across functions to innovate / improve current / new products by suggesting improvements to the software system.
  • Identify, communicate and implement best practices for the engineering team.
  • You will advocate for good, clean, well documented and performing code; follow standards and best practices.
  • As a Principal Engineer, you will be additionally responsible for planning and timelines of all projects in your domain
  • We would love for you to have :

  • Education : Bachelors / Masters in Computer Science
  • Experience : 7-10 yrs recent hands-on experience of working on scalable systems and a diverse set of products / systems.
  • Experience with Java stack. Hands-on experience with development and troubleshooting of services.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases and Hadoop stack.
  • Experience in System Design of complex Supply-Chain e-commerce systems, Algorithm design and their optimization is a huge plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of any REST-based framework, OOPS, Design Patterns
  • Expert level experience in building fault-tolerant and scalable platforms.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written (technical) communication and able to work across teams like Business, Product, Engineering, Analytics, App Engineering seamlessly.
  • Ability to deliver great results in an agile development
  • Exposure to open-source libraries and frameworks.
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle, design, develop, review, debug, document, and deliver (especially in a multi-location organization).
  • Ability and experience in the evaluation and integration of third-party systems and libraries and independent completion of POC.
  • Prior experience in integrating with 3rd party Payment solution (like Stripe) is a plus.

  • Passion for performance benchmarking and debugging.
  • Even if you do not meet all of these qualifications above, we would still love to hear from you. Tell us about your unique qualifications in your cover letter.

    CaaStle is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. It has been and will continue to be the policy of CaaStle to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability.

    This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, such as those pertaining to training, transfer, promotion, compensation and recreational programs.

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