Principal Engineer

| Greater NYC Area
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BentoBox empowers restaurants to own their presence, profits and relationships. The hospitality platform disrupts third-party services that come between the restaurant and the guest. BentoBox puts the restaurant first and offers tools that drive high-margin revenue directly through the restaurant’s website. BentoBox is trusted and loved by over 5,000 restaurants worldwide including The Meatball Shop, Joseph Leonard, Union Square Hospitality Group, Major Food Group, Rose’s Luxury, Eleven Madison Park & many more. Learn more at www.getbento.com

We’re looking for a Principal Engineer to help build the world’s best digital operations platform for restaurants. This role will be instrumental in building new applications, solving complex problems, and contributing high-quality code. Our current technology stack consists mostly of Django / Python and React, but we are always looking to use the tools that are most appropriate for the task at hand.

Responsibilities

  • Scale existing applications, through iterative, incremental improvements in architecture and implementation
  • Ensure teams implement and adhere to cloud based architectural design patterns and best practices
  • Collaboratively design effective, efficient technical solutions, and clearly, concisely communicate and execute with engineering team
  • Consult with Product Owner, development leadership and subject matter experts on technical approach, implementation, and sizing of product roadmap projects and features
  • Support product engineers in the definition of delivery plans and squad commitments
  • Support product engineers in the prevention and resolution of application security threats and issues
  • Uphold BentoBox’s core mission, vision, and values

Skills and Attributes

  • 10+ years of experience writing production code
  • 3+ years of being in a software architecture role
  • Strong experience architecting and developing solutions for a scaling ecommerce platform
  • Strong experience working with cloud platforms (preferably AWS)
  • Strong experience building REST API's
  • Strong experience writing code within the context of a web-based framework such as Django Rails or Node along with an ORM.
  • A strong understanding of React with Redux
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity 
  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401(k), commuter benefits, life insurance)
  • Flexible vacation plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional development, growth, and support
  • Perks when dining with BentoBox customers such as tip reimbursement
  • Stylish SoHo office with fresh snacks, seltzer, cold brew coffee, and a bar
  • Delicious catered lunches from BentoBox customers every Friday
  • Making a positive impact on the hospitality community

Please share with us why you’re interested in this position. Include a link to your Github account, or any other public code samples you’d like to share with us.

Hiring Process

  • Qualified applicants will be invited to schedule a 15-minute screening call with our Recruiting team.
  • Next, they will have a 45-minute phone screen with our VP of Engineering to discuss overall fit.
  • Next, they will have a 45-minute phone screen with our CTO to discuss technical achievements.
  • The final round will consist of meeting with a member of the product team and a few engineers.
  • Successful candidates will be made an offer pending a reference check.

BentoBox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Conveniently located in SoHo, our stylish office comes with fresh snacks, seltzer, cold brew coffee, and a bar.

An Insider's view of BentoBox

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office is amazing and the camaraderie is unmatched. You really feel like you are part of a huge family. Everyone has a smile on their face and is always willing to help make you feel comfortable.

JR

Sales Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We're literally helping restaurants, bars, cafés, coffee shops, restaurant groups, catering companies, food trucks, lobster shacks and fast casual spots all succeed in their mission of hospitality. That, and helping them drive revenue to help their bottom line.

Pat

Sales Team Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our most successful team members have a “do whatever it takes” attitude because they put the customers first. They exhibit relentless perseverance in the face of adversities. It can be scary and exhausting, but it’s also thrilling and rewarding.

Melissa

Onboarding Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I came from a bartending career working for Union Square Hospitality Group, specifically at Gramercy Tavern. Working as a sales specialist at BentoBox has been an entirely unique learning experience in communicating with restaurant owners and management. I've quickly been able to gain an even wider set of outreach skills.

Ali

Sales Specialist

What are BentoBox Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
BentoBox sponsors an office kickball league!
Professional Development Benefits
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