Principal Software Development Engineer - SCS

| Orange County

Job Summary: 

The Principal Software Engineer will be part of an agile development team, building enterprise-grade Applications with different platforms. The Principal Software Engineer is responsible for and owns the architecture and design of projects; the PE is also responsible for coaching, and mentorship of the teams he/she works with. The PE is a key member of the Architecture Review Board in shaping the technical road map and standards for iHerb Supply Chain Solutions applications. 

 

Job Expectations:

  • Responsible for the ownership (architecture/design/implementation and deployments) of complex software components and systems

  • Follow secure programming and web application security best practices

  • Regular practice of CI/CD

  • Coach the team on software best practices (design, coding, troubleshooting, work breakdown, work estimation, refactor strategies, automated testing, etc.)

  • Must be able to mentor all levels

  • Work closely with the other teams to optimize system architecture and project efficiency

  • Partner with our Product Owner to plan work and prioritization

  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship

  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits

  • Provide regular updates on projects and team performance

  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget

  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team

  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans

  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions

  • Ensure the software implementation is in line with the proposed software architecture and recommended design patterns

  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems

  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid communication skills

  • Must be able to coach the team on software best practices (design, coding, troubleshooting, work breakdown, work estimation, refactor strategies, automated testing, etc.)

  • Ability to inspire a team and a strong salesman of ideas

  • Experience leading a team

  • Expert knowledge and experience in Distributed systems, MicroServices, SOA and n-tier architectures

  • Expert in Object-oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)

  • Strong knowledge of C# .NET, Java or Go

  • Solid knowledge of Relational and non-relational DBs

  • In-depth knowledge of REST API, event-driven architecture applications, caching, scaling, security, etc.

  • Solid knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, automated testing and deployment

  • Expert in debugging, performance profiling and optimization

  • Production experience with Docker, Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience with DDD, Event-Sourcing and CQRS is a plus

  • Team player with a get it done attitude

  • Knowledge of the agile development process and Continuous Integration practices and tools

Experience Requirements:

Requires a minimum of eight years to ten years of experience with software development, design patterns, software architecture

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related fields

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An Insider's view of iHerb

What's something quirky about your company?

“Everyone is really different, nice and cool to be around. People are comfortable to be themselves, which is not common.”

Chris

Software Development Engineer I (SCS)

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“Most of the challenges stem from the extreme growth of the company in addition to keeping up with the technological advances in the market. We migrate and change quickly to adapt, which is the fun part because we are continuously learning.”

Alina

Senior Software Development Engineer (SCS)

What makes someone successful on your team?

"A top performer on my team is really exceptional at a few things above and beyond the skills to do their work. Building relationships, adapting to the environment as it changes, and acting with urgency are these key abilities that enable them to achieve rapid growth in their career at iHerb."

Sara

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

"More so than empowering individuals, you have to hire the right people, trust them and let them do what they are good at.”

Al

Director of Software Development & Platform (SCS)

What makes someone successful on your team?

"Collaboration, feedback and creative freedom contribute to our team's success. Collaborating and receiving feedback ensures the content of our projects is accurate and effective. We are also given the freedom to approach our projects however we see fit — this flexibility allows us to create learning materials that are engaging and interesting."

Nina

Curriculum Developer

What are iHerb Perks + Benefits

iHerb Benefits Overview

Perks include snack and beverage stations, on-site gym, video arcade room, sand volleyball court, team happy hour and networking events and more. iHerb is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans by contributing up to 80% of the monthly costs associated.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
iHerb is committed to helping great causes here at home and around the world. We partners with organizations like the Boys and Girls Club, Susan G Komen, Ronald McDonald House, Exceed, etc...
Partners with Nonprofits
Worldwide, we’ve donated over $5 million. iHerb facilitates two schools in Cambodia in addition to supporting the Cambodian Children's Fund and New Hope Cambodia in support of children's education.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
iHerb's iFit and iFocus teams are dedicated to organizing company events in addition to creating wellness programs and initiatives. The overall health and wellness of our team members is priority!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
iHerb Team Members can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
iHerb offers both short and long term disability coverage for its Team Members.
Dental Benefits
iHerb contributes 75% of the monthly costs associated with Cigna DHMO or Cigna DPPO dental plans.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Starting in 2021, iHerb will cover 100% of the monthly costs associated with Blue Shield's health plans. Through the end of 2020, iHerb contributes up to 80% of the associated costs.
Life Insurance
iHerb provides all full-time Team Members with a 100% company-paid $50,000.00 Life/AD&D policy. In addition, Team Members have the option to elect additional Life/AD&D coverage plans.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
iHerb's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and in-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
iHerb contributes a 100% match up to 4% of the Team Member's election.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
iHerb invites employees and their family members to attend a local minor league baseball game every summer.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
iHerb employees receive up to 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
iHerb hosts company outings throughout the year (varies by location).
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball and Video Games.
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Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
iHerb offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250 with a maximum total match of $5250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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