Principal Software Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
As a core leader on the engineering team, you will help oversee the design and implementation of the Golang and Spring Boot containerized microservices that power our core platform.
About PlacePass:
Founded in 2016 and located in the heart of Boston, PlacePass is building a world-class tours, activities, and events marketplace to transform the way people discover the world. Our team takes pride in making it easier for people to access and book great things to do. In addition to the placepass.com consumer brand, our white label platform powers co-branded websites for the world’s top travel companies across hotel, air, and car sectors.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for architecting new services running in Kubernetes hosted in AWS
  • Leading and mentoring a team of full stack engineers
  • Using Golang and Spring Boot to write GraphQL and RESTful as well as background jobs
  • Working extensively with containers from local Development through to Production

Desired background:

  • 10+ years of development experience in a language like Golang, Ruby, Python or Java
  • 3+ years experience working with a major cloud provider AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Worked in an Agile environment and used TDD / BDD methodologies
  • Built distributed systems using a message brokers like Kafka, RabbitMQ or SQS
  • Hands on experience working with both SQL and NoSQL types of database
  • Practiced continuous delivery and worked in environments practicing Infrastructure as Code (a bonus)

PlacePass perks & benefits:

  • Equity ownership in a well-funded and fast-growing startup
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA + Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k
  • Tax-advantaged commuter benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • $500 annual credit for tours and activities on PlacePass.com
  • $500 annual professional development budget
  • Global Entry & TSA Pre✓ reimbursement
  • Free onsite gym access
  • Free locked bike storage
  • Catered weekly lunches
  • Friday happy hours (stocked with beer on tap, cold brew, and kombucha)
  • Company-wide trips and outings (skiing, boating, camping, bowling… to name a few)
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Location

Located in the heart of Downtown Crossing! Steps away from South Station, great eats, and fun spots!

What are PlacePass Perks + Benefits

PlacePass Benefits Overview

We are proud to offer our employees a list of some of the greatest benefits offered in the start up community. We continue to recruit and invest in the best people we can find!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Culture and fun committees, to name a few.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Yes!
Vision Benefits
Yes!
Health Insurance Benefits
Yes!
Onsite Gym
Yes!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Yes!
Company Equity
Yes!
Performance Bonus
Yes!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Yes!
Flexible Work Schedule
Yes!
Family Medical Leave
Yes!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Yes!
Generous PTO
Yes!
Paid Volunteer Time
Yes!
Sabbatical
Yes!
Paid Holidays
Yes!
Paid Sick Days
Yes!
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Yes!
Casual Dress
Yes!
Company Outings
Yes!
Game Room
Yes!
Stocked Kitchen
Yes!
Some Meals Provided
Yes!
Happy Hours
Yes!
Recreational Clubs
Yes!
Relocation Assistance
Yes!
Fitness Subsidies
Yes!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yes!
Tuition Reimbursement
Yes!
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