Staff Engineer, Leaderboard

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The Leaderboard Engineering team is responsible for the core leaderboard experience when someone takes a Peloton class. Peloton’s leaderboard shows a person’s real time ranking or presence in the class. It is one of the most heavily used features and serves some of the largest traffic within the Peloton system.

We are looking for a passionate Staff Engineer/Tech Lead to join this rapidly growing team. We want someone to provide technical leadership as the team designs, builds, and deploys innovative products and services. This position has a lot of autonomy and will be able to influence the direction of new and existing projects. We are looking for hands-on coding, mentoring developers, designing system architecture and all around execution excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Domain 

  • Lead the development and improvement of the in-class leaderboard user experience which include leaderboard for live classes, leaderboard for on-demand classes, leaderboard that shows people’s presence, and filtering on the leaderboard. 
  • Drive for and iterate on improvements for scalability and product functionality.

Technical Leadership

  • Have a strong technical voice in team discussions and decisions. Focus on the whole team’s productivity and strive to increase the impact of the team’s work product. 
  • Lead architecture meetings and technical discussions with the focus of reaching consensus and best practice solutions. 
  • Drive technical decision making through objectively assessing trade offs based on architecture, scope, business priorities, and impacts to product experience.
  • Assume technical responsibility for new services and functionality, lookout for opportunities for platform improvement, and work with engineers to scale our production systems. 
  • Identify and lead technical initiatives to build clean, robust, and performant applications.
  • Contribute to the adoption of software architecture and new technologies.

Mentorship

  • Lead by example to actively maintain and build a culture of learning, respect, transparency, and trust. 
  • Lead, coach, pair with, and mentor backend software engineers.
  • Nurture a culture of ownership, learning, automation, re-use, and engineering efficiency through the use of software design patterns and sharing of industry best practices.
  • Engage effectively in code and design reviews to help maintain a high coding and design standard, improve code quality, and align on appropriate architecture choices.
Project Leadership
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members from Engineering, Product, Design, Program Management in order to deliver against quarterly and annual roadmap objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Handle planning and breaking down large projects into milestones and identifying risks and dependencies.
  • Lead the team in defining technical requirements and solutions and drive projects through to completion.
  • Break down tasks for other engineers and offer guidance to other engineers on the team when they are blocked.
  • Achieve on-time delivery without compromising quality.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 10+ years of software development experience.
  • At least 2 years being a tech lead of a group of 3+ software engineers.
  • Good active listening skills, the ability to empathize with stakeholders and other engineers.
  • Experience working using Agile methodology in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done.
  • Experience mentoring engineers with the team-focused mentality for success.
  • Demonstrable experience scaling large scale applications. 
  • Proficient with multiple programming languages, including but not limited to: Python, Java, Kotlin, Go, C++, C.
  • Strong understanding of the following:
    • Software engineering principles and fundamentals including data structures and algorithms.
    • Concurrency and threading, operating system internals, and networking.
    • Request processing, caching, queuing, data storage, partitioning, and replication
  • Extensive Experience in the following areas:
    • Request Processing: Restful API endpoint design principles; Load balancing concepts; Communication and RPC protocols such as HTTP, TCP, gRPC.
    • Caching: Memcache, Redis
    • Relational Database: Postgres, MySQL
    • NoSQL Database: Cassandra, Dynamodb, Mongodb, etc
    • Monitoring/Tracing/Profiling: Monitoring tools such as Datadog, Tracing tools such as Zipkin or Datadog APM
    • Deploy platforms and tooling: Jenkins, Kubernetes, AWS

Please note: This is a full-time position that will be remote initially (due to COVID-19) and based in our New York City HQ once safe to re-open the office.

ABOUT PELOTON

Peloton is the largest interactive fitness platform in the world with a loyal community of more than 2.6 million Members. The company pioneered connected, technology-enabled fitness, and the streaming of immersive, instructor-led boutique classes for its Members anytime, anywhere. Peloton makes fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, and convenient, while fostering social connections that encourage its Members to be the best versions of themselves. An innovator at the nexus of fitness, technology, and media, Peloton has reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform that seamlessly combines the best equipment, proprietary networked software, and world-class streaming digital fitness and wellness content, creating a product that its Members love.

The brand's immersive content is accessible through the Peloton Bike, Peloton Tread, and Peloton App, which allows access to a full slate of fitness classes across disciplines, on any iOS or Android device, Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and Android TV. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, Peloton has a growing number of retail showrooms across the US, UK, Canada and Germany. For more information, visit www.onepeloton.com.



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Location

In the heart of Chelsea, and not too far from our studios, the Peloton office is in a very easy location to get to from anywhere in the city!

What are Peloton Perks + Benefits

Peloton Benefits Overview

At Peloton, we do not subscribe to a one-size-fits-all approach - our workforce is diverse, so our benefits must be, too. Our goal is to enable our team members to be their best, most authentic selves while providing inclusive benefits to them and their families in the moments that matter most. Peloton is proud to offer comprehensive health care, mental health benefits, childcare solutions, generous paternal leave, equity packages, and more to all full time team members. In the United States, we are proud to have recently extended our medicinal benefits offering to portions of our part-time populations at certain threshold of hours. All team members are eligible for a referral bonus plan, pre-paid legal assistance, product & appear discounts, and complimentary access to the Peloton digital app.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Peloton offers paid Volunteer Time Off to enable and empower our team members to volunteer for causes that positively impact their communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Peloton has donated funds to organizations across a variety of causes, inclusive of Hunger Relief Efforts, Civil Rights Groups, and more.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Peloton Employee Resources Groups are employee-led groups that foster a diverse and inclusive workplace aligned with Peloton's organizational mission, values, goals, business practices, & overall D&1
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Peloton employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Peloton's dental plan covers up to $3000 of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Peloton covers up to 90% of premiums for high deductible health plans.
Life Insurance
Peloton's Life Insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary with a minimum coverage of $100,000.
Pet Insurance
Pet insurance is a voluntary employee-paid benefit.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Peloton team members have free access to the Peloton digital product and can take workouts anytime!
Mental Health Benefits
Peloton partners with Lyra to provide mental health benefits to all employees, with 25 free sessions per year.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
In addition to benefits that provide security for you today, you can make saving for the future easy with a 401(k) plan that allows you to save a portion of your salary towards retirement.
401(K) Matching
Peloton provides employees with a 401(K) matching plan managed by ADP. We match 100% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) is an optional program that allows eligible team members to use payroll deductions to purchase Peloton stock twice a year at a discount.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Peloton partners with Bright Horizons and Urban Sitters for Backup child care assistance. Subsidized child care & family care.
Generous Parental Leave
Parental Leave is a Company-Paid benefit which will pay your salary following the birth, adoption, or placement of a child. Up to 18 weeks total.
Remote Work Program
Peloton's remote work program allows Team Members to work from home on occasion, as needed for them.
Family Medical Leave
Peloton provides eligible team members with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year.
Adoption Assistance
Peloton reimburses for eligible adoption expenses and 18 week of paid leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Hourly team members receive between 10 to 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Peloton employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Team Members receive 48 hours of sick time up front.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Peloton offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees for both Transit and Parking.
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Peloton hosts happy hours in our NYC Penthouse on occasion.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Peloton offers a comprehensive relocation policy for employees relocating.
Fitness Subsidies
Peloton is proud to offer all full-time team members an annual reimbursement of $500 for Wellness related events registration/sponsor fees.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
During these unprecedented times, Peloton offers remote employees the ability to reimburse purchases for their at-home office, not exceeding $500.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Peloton has partnered with Gradifi to help pay down your student debt and pay for your children's future education.
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Peloton provides $5250 annually of financial assistance for certain education related expenses to foster & encourage the professional development of our team members.
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