Principal Software Engineer (Req ID 2211519)

Irvine, CA
Engineering
Full-time
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Allergan Data Labs is on a mission to transform the Allergan Aesthetics beauty business at AbbVie, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our iconic brands include Botox, CoolSculpting, Juvéderm, and more. The medical aesthetics business is ripe for rapid growth and disruption, and we are looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to add to our high-performing team to do just that.

Our team has successfully launched a new and innovative technology platform, Allē, which serves millions of consumers, tens of thousands of aesthetics providers, and thousands of colleagues throughout the US. Since its launch in November 2020, Allē has delivered curated promotions, personalized experiences, and millions of consumers use it as part of their beauty journey. Now, we are looking for a Principal Software Engineer as we prepare to launch a new array of game-changing technologies on our successfully adopted platform.

We're looking for a Principal Software Engineer interested in working within a startup-oriented environment while having the backing of a very large company. If that's you, please read on.

As the Principal Software Engineer, you will report to the Director of Engineering and continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to solve the most critical technical problems.

You Will

  • Steward strategic architecture, systems and projects that may have a 6-12+ month horizon with organizational reach across the entire ADL engineering organization.
  • Manage a great degree of ambiguity when driving outcomes on a business, technical or organizational impact.
  • Be responsible for negotiating and influencing technical decisions for the entire ADL engineering organization.
  • Champion code quality, reusability, scalability security and help make strategic software architecture decisions with the Lead Engineer.
  • Conduct design and code reviews.
  • Collaborate with Engineer Managers, Product and Project Management to take small ideas or concepts and turn them into high fidelity technical game plans and achieve the products and business goals.
  • Mentor software engineers utilizing proven design patterns and your experience building large scale public facing software.
  • Care about who you work with and how work is done. We hire carefully and the entire team is given the opportunity to take part in evaluating potential hires.
  • Relate to our core values (see below) and would like to contribute to a positive working environment and culture.

Required Experience & Skills

  • At least 15+ years as a Full Stack Software Engineer.
  • Strong experience with TypeScript/JavaScript, Node.js, and GraphQL.
  • Experience with React, NextJS, and React Native (bonus) for iOS and Android.
  • Experience with Microservices and Event Driven Architecture using AWS, Serverless, Lambda, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Strong familiarity with data structures, algorithms and design patterns.
  • Proficient with PostgreSQL, DynamoDB and understand when to use relational and non-relational databases.
  • Proponent of code testing and familiar with the common frameworks for unit, integration and functional tests.
  • Experience working with DevOps Engineers using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, and CI/CD Pipelines.

Core Values

  • Be Humble: You’re smart yet always interested in learning from others.
  • Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct and transparent way.
  • Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.
  • Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials and meetups you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.
  • Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.


Perks

  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive annual bonus targets.
  • 401k with dollar for dollar match, up to 6% of eligible earnings (base, bonus).  Plus additional company contribution.
  • RSU grants (Long Term Incentives) for approved roles.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • 17 paid holidays per year, including 3 floating holidays.
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO), with separate sick days.
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave.
  • Caregiver Leave.
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Plan.
  • Flexible workplace accommodations.
  • Free gym membership for those in our Irvine, CA WeWork office.
  • We celebrate our wins with opportunities to attend Lakers, Knicks, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Angels and NY Rangers games.
  • Opportunities to attend concert, festival and other live entertainment events in recognition of delivering great work.
  • Attend AWS Re:Invent in person (Las Vegas) or virtually each year.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year.
  • A MacBook Pro and accompanying hardware to do great work.
  • A modern productivity toolset to get work done: Slack, Miro, Loom, Lucid, Google Docs, Atlassian and more.
  • Generous discounts on SkinMedica skin care products.
  • Discounted aesthetic treatment days multiple times a year.
  • $600 worth of Alle benefits each year to use towards aesthetic treatments and products.
  • Eligible for donation matching to over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.
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