Rust Job: Principal Engineer

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Validere Technologies
United States of America


Remote Position
(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

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Rust Job Details

Who we are:

Validere is the leading all-in-one commodity management platform for the energy industry. We believe the future of energy requires a modernized supply chain, so we’re reducing the barriers to actionable insights to make the energy landscape better for everyone. Through people and technology, we bring clarity to commercial, operational, and environmental challenges, provide ways to act on the learnings and facilitate predictions for the future state.

Founded at Harvard University, Validere has since raised $70M+ from leading technology and energy investors, including Mercuria Energy America, BlackRock, Wing VC, Greylock Partners, and Y Combinator. With offices in Houston, Calgary, and Toronto, our 100+ employees focus every day on delivering the highest value, removing friction, and scaling results for every one of our customers.

Who you are:

To support our rapid growth, we are looking for Principal software engineers with expertise in software architectures and design principles, database management, DevOps, and/or embedded systems. Above all, we’re looking for someone who is driven and excited about the positive impact technology can have on business.

This is a remote first opportunity and we are looking for candidates anywhere in Canada/USA.

Let's give you a purpose:

    • Develop and provide technical standards and guidance in all software development, design and architecture
    • Provide design reviews and give technical recommendations
    • Create effective and applicable technical solutions that fit business needs and requirements
    • Work with teams to plan, prioritize, and complete projects
    • Participate in risk assessments and mitigating activities
    • Participate in technical audits and ensure the implementation of the recommendations
    • Coordinate with the QA to develop test cases, procedures, and plans
    • Mentor and coach fellow team members

What you'll bring along:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or extensive practical experience with software development
    • 7+ years of professional experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment such as a startup or rapidly growing company
    • Deep understanding and familiarity with functional programming languages (we use Elixir)
    • Experience with relational databases (we use Postgres)
    • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
    • Nice to have
    • Experience with Elixir/Erlang/Ruby/Go/Rust/Clojure
    • Experience with React.js
    • Experience with AWS
    • Experience with Data Analytics products

We love it here, you will too:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Stock options (at Validere, we're all owners)
    • RRSP/401(k) matching programs
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Professional development budget to master your craft
    • Generous time-off with parental/family leave
    • Quarterly Employee Wellbeing Days and No Meeting Friday Afternoons
    • An inclusive, ego-free environment where diversity of people and thought is valued
    • Great place to work certified
    • Opportunity to impact the trajectory of a fast growing tech company

Our shared values:

    • Deliver (the highest) value
    • Remove friction
    • Make it more scalable everyday
    • Be fair and transparent
    • Stay well & safe
Validere is an equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the interview process and beyond. We are committed to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.