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Senior Staff/Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2022
<div><img style="display:none;" src=";ev=PageView" width="1" height="1"></div> <div> <p>As a Ridgeline Senior Staff/Principal Software Engineer, you’ll have the unique opportunity to build high-quality, creative business applications in a fast-moving, progressive work environment. You’ll think outside the box and add your own genius, passion, and interests to the software development lifecycle.</p> <p>As one of Ridgeline's first 400 employees, you will help shape our culture, make a big impact on a small team, and learn what it takes to build a successful company. Our team aims to leave a legacy in an industry primed for change.</p> <p><strong>What will you do?</strong> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute business insight, design skills, and technical expertise to a team where design, strategy, and engineering collaborate closely</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be involved in the entire software development process, from requirements and design reviews through the implementation of a new product </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Impact a developing tech stack based on modern front-end frameworks and cost-efficient utilization of AWS back-end services</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Participate in the creation and construction of developer-based automation that leads to scalable, high-quality applications customers will depend on to run their businesses</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Coach, mentor, and inspire teams of product engineers that are responsible for delivering high performing, secure enterprise applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly along the way</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute to a collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <span style="font-weight:400;">Demonstrate a </span><span style="font-weight:400;">strong dedication to code quality, automation and operational excellence: unit/integration/component tests and workflows</span> </li> </ul> <p><strong>Preferred Skills and Experiences</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">10+ years in a software engineering position or similar function, with a history of architecting and designing new products and technologies</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related discipline</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Mastery of data structures, algorithms, and architectural patterns</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Expertise in one or more of the following languages: Golang, Python, Java</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Working knowledge or expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Willingness to learn about new technologies while simultaneously developing expertise in a business domain/problem space</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to focus on short-term deliverables while maintaining a big-picture perspective</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">An aptitude for problem solving</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels and all audiences</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Serious interest in having fun at work</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Nice-to-Haves</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience building responsive Web interfaces using frameworks such as React and Redux</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Understanding of building back-end infrastructure using AWS offerings such as Aurora, Lambda, and S3</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with agile development methodologies</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Background in design, economics, or business </span></li> </ul> <p><strong>About Ridgeline</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is the industry cloud platform for investment management. It was founded in 2017 by visionary entrepreneur Dave Duffield (co-founder of both PeopleSoft and Workday) to address the unique technology challenges of an industry in need of new thinking. We are building a modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry to empower business like never before. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Headquartered in Lake Tahoe with offices in Reno, Manhattan, and the Bay Area, Ridgeline is proud to have built a fast-growing, people-first company that has been recognized by Fast Company as a “Best Workplace for Innovators,” by LinkedIn as a “Top U.S. Startup,” and by The Software Report as a “Top 100 Software Company.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline processes the information you submit in connection with your application in accordance with the </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. Please review the Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement in full to understand our privacy practices and contact us with any questions.</span></p> <p><strong>Compensation and Benefits </strong></p> <p><strong>[For New York and California Based Only]</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $180,000-$262,000 </span><span style="font-weight:400;">for individuals based in New York and California. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As an employee at Ridgeline, you’ll have many opportunities for advancement in your career and can make a true impact on the product. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">In addition to the base salary, 100% of Ridgeline employees can participate in our Company Stock Plan subject to the applicable Stock Option Agreement. We also offer rich benefits that reflect the kind of organization we want to be: one in which our employees feel valued and are inspired to bring their best selves to work. These include unlimited vacation, educational and wellness reimbursements, and $0 cost employee insurance plans. Please check out our </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Careers page</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> for a more comprehensive overview of our perks and benefits.</span></p> </div>
Ridgeline is an equal opportunity employer.
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