Principal Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote • $190k - $230k


Role Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote


$190k - $230k


26 - 50 people


555 W 5 Th St Ste 610
Los Angeles, CA, 90013-1072, US

Tech Stack

  • React
  • GraphQL
  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • MongoDB
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • ES6
  • Terraform

Role Description

Take a ride with Shippabo! We offer market competitive salaries, Paid Time Off, opportunities for career development - and more!

Founded in 2015, Shippabo is a fully remote global freight forwarder that is shaking up the transportation industry! We partner with our clients to offer immediate and efficient solutions to their importing needs.

Our team places the highest priority on bringing transparency, collaboration, and actionable data to the world of shipping and logistics through the powerful combination of our cloud-based platform and expert freight services. Shippabo is an all around world class experience built by shippers, for shippers.

As a Principal Engineer, you will apply your love of product-minded decision making with a passion for helping others achieve and drive significant impact on our technical direction. This role focuses on developing, building and maintaining infrastructure for business-client facing applications and Shippabo API, while supporting a team of focused and talented engineers


5+ years of experience in software development is required to be successful in this role Mastery in leading technical design and maintaining extensive and growing software architectures Expert command of Typescript, React, JavaScript (ES2015+ features, tooling) Exceptional written and verbal technical communication Unmatched organizational and time management skills to steet projects and guide team members Passion for continually shipping high quality, elegant, and scalable code with an aim to delight users Alignment with the modalities of a high growth tech startup


Lead design proposals and technical reviews with a good balance of business, product, and technical awareness Promote culture of engineering excellence throughout organization Act as primary technical resource to other engineer team members Participate in technical and product roadmap reviews Promote technical decision making through design discussions, validations, and feedback loops Support growth of other software engineers via pairing and design/code review Thoroughly understand the business needs and anticipates future challenges Seek out opportunities to simplify product & technical design

Technologies We Use:

React, GraphQL, Node.js, TypeScript, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes, ES2015+

Principles We Follow:

Clean Code and Clean Architecture

Benefits & Compensation:

Base salary for this position is $190,000 - $230,000 depending on experience and qualifications 100% Remote - we were remote before remote work was cool! WFH equipment provided (MacBook, Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, accessories) 15 days PTO (Paid Time Off) for work-life balance Health coverage - medical, dental, vision and life insurance for you plus dependents WeWork Coworking Credits - sometimes you need a break from your home office! Company retreats and fun culture enhancing team events! Fringe! - personalized lifestyle benefits (Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Disney, and more)


BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent is required

Licenses & Certifications:

PMP, CAPM, CSM or other certification will really make us swoon!


This role requires up to 5% travel for in-person meetings and/or conferences


About Shippabo

Our fully remote team of logistics specialists and technologists is here to empower everyone along the supply chain. We’re committed to bringing greater transparency, collaboration, and actionable data to the world of shipping and logistics.

Company Culture

We believe in the power of empathy and trust, proactivity and resoluteness, continual learning and transparency. These values guide everything we do, internally and for our customers. Likewise we also believe in the foundation of feedback and continuous improvement. We learn from mistakes, validate ideas, and support one another in our growth

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