InVision Principal Engineer

Posted on February 11th, 2019

InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. Today, more than 5 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes 100% of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.  

Our team is in search of a Principal Engineer to help us change the way digital products are designed.

About the Team:

This role is for a Principal Engineer in the Core department. The Core department owns the end-to-end experiences for foundational product features of the InVision web and mobile platforms such as notifications, search, commenting, document organization, navigation, onboarding, sharing, and billing. We're a uniquely horizontal department – often integrating with every InVision product area. Overseeing the foundations of the InVision Cloud offering, the Core department is also a growth-oriented department, focused on user and revenue impact.

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll work closely with the Engineering Lead of the department and other Principal Engineers and architects in the Engineering org, developing the architectural strategy for large-scale cross-cutting technology and product concerns.
  • You’ll also work closely with Product Managers and Designers to design and develop the product’s functionality, look, and feel.
  • You’ll design backend microservice architectures that must be performant under load, scalable, and deliver large sets of data.
  • You’ll frequently work with other Product Engineering and Platform Service teams to incorporate their components, services and tools into your product; as well as, share components, services, and best practices in return.
  • Every day offers a variety of work, an opportunity to contribute new ideas, and the ability to share your knowledge within and outside of the InVision organization.

What you’ll bring: 

  • 10+ years of experience designing, building, and maintaining high volume, scalable SaaS applications from end-to-end
  • Strong proficiency in Golang; or professional experience in one of the following backend languages: Node.js, Java, Ruby, Python
  • Multiple years of experience debugging complex issues at every level of the stack; you can debug a web application problem all the way from the browser, through the transport, through the application and servers and databases and asynchronous queues
  • Logs and core dumps don’t frighten you
  • Use of continuous integration and delivery technologies at an expert level; you have the ability and interest to teach others best practices
  • Curiosity to iterate and improve on solutions; you view unknowns as challenges and enjoy them
  • Motivation to understand the business, our users, their requirements, and to deliver results
  • Passion for continued learning and a track record of picking up new technologies and skills as you ship awesome code
  • Experience mentoring and leading less experienced engineers.

About InVision:

InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose.

The benefits we offer in the United States and Canada include competitive health plans and retirement plans. Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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