Senior Software Engineer

New York, NY

SoulCycle is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about working on teams that solve interesting, large-scale problems at a rapid pace. This role comes with the opportunity to be a high performer within a department that’s fast-paced, and dynamic. As a member of our engineering team, you will be in a position to have a direct, lasting impact on the technology that powers our business. Ideal candidates for this position should possess a keen mind for solving tough problems, partnering effectively with various team members along the way. You should be personable, efficient, flexible and communicative, and have a passion and love for what you do. The responsibilities described below are representative of those you would be performing, but should not be considered an exhaustive list. This position is extremely flexible in terms of its areas of focus!

  •  Be heavily involved in architectural decisions
  • Help deliver on the department’s product-driven goals for both internal and external teams, ensuring our core engineering values remain a priority
  • Lead by example for other members of the team as a dedicated, passionate, and flexible technologist who is constantly looking for the ideal solution to a problem
  • Be involved with critical software design decisions that will have a lasting impact on SoulCycle’s platform and products
  • Keep up to date on modern technologies and trends and advocate for their inclusion within products when it makes sense
  • Work collaboratively within an agile environment to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery
  • Be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues quickly and effectively when they arise
  • Provide technical guidance and help mentor engineering, QA, operations, and product staff to deliver the best possible solutions for the company
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Move quickly and intelligently - seeing technical debt as your nemesis


  •  Advanced experience working within large-scale decoupled, service-oriented systems
  • Experience working in and advocating for agile environments
  • Experience building production REST APIs
  • Experience working with PHP and Node
  • Extensive experience working with SQL and cache-equivalent database storage technologies, MySQL and Redis a plus
  • Experience working within environments that use automation, CI, and CD concepts to rapidly deliver, measure, and iterate on products and features
  • Experience with testing systems and concepts like test-driven development, behavior driven development, and integration testing
  • Advanced knowledge of front-end technologies like React.js, CSS (Sass, SCSS), templating engines (JSX, Twig, etc), and build systems (Gulp, Webpack)
  • Experience building applications and working with underlying systems that work within fully containerized environments (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience working within cloud-based environments like AWS and GCP - specifically related to networking, compute, database, cache, and storage services
  • Experience working with retail, e-commerce, and POS systems a plus
  • Experience working within PCI-compliant environments a plus
  • A personal passion for fitness and/or the SoulCycle brand a plus

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