Principal Engineer - Startups - NYC

Job Title: Principal Engineer - Startups - NYC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: Market related
Reference: 23364
Contact Name: Michellie McDonald O'Brien
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2020 22:33

Job Description

A 200-person, mature startup is actively looking to hire a Principal Engineer!  Their office is based in the heart of SoHo, Manhattan and they're looking for innovative and passionate engineers to join their team.



  • 6+ years of software engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or related field required; MS or PhD is a “good to have”
  • Fluent in Python, comfortable in Scala, R, Ruby and / or Java
  • Demonstrated interest in machine learning and data science
  • Advanced experience working with SQL (MySQL and / or Postgres) and familiarity with data warehousing
  • Report directly into the Head of Data; high visibility from senior stakeholders


  • Work on helping the recommendation features for the company’s product
  • Design and develop improvements to their main analytics platform
  • Maintain personalization data flows by using Python, Ruby, or related technologies
  • Support Data Science, Product, Operations, and Subscriptions teams

Work Perks

  • Competitive compensation package, including base salary + bonus + options
  • Opportunity to work with ambitiously creative team members in a nimble and progressive environment
  • Full health, dental, and vision benefit coverage
  • Unlimited vacation days


For more information, please contact Michellie McDonald-O’Brien at +1 646 766 1203 or via email for a confidential conversation.

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