Principal Engineer

Job Locations US-Los Gatos
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/28/2022 11:27 AM)
ID
2022-3000
Category
Engineering

Overview

Cradlepoint was born in Boise and built for wireless. We are a team of authentic, hard-working, and innovative people driven by a shared vision to Connect Beyond the limits of wired networks. We help customers — big and small, across industries and around the world — utilize LTE and 5G cellular technology to connect people, places, and things, anywhere. We’re at the forefront of the Wireless WAN and 5G — the next big waves in networking — and we remain as hungry and humble as the day we started. If you’re hungry to be part of something big, come join us.

Responsibilities

How Will You Contribute to the Company?

 

Cradlepoint was born in Boise and built for wireless. We are a team of authentic, hard-working, and innovative people driven by a shared vision to Connect Beyond the limits of wired networks. We help customers big and small, across industries and around the world — utilize LTE and 5G cellular technology to connect people, places, and things, anywhere. Were at the forefront of the Wireless WAN and 5G the next big waves in networking and we remain as hungry and humble as the day we started. If youre hungry to be part of something big, come join us.

 

What Will You Do?

  • Design and architect microservices services that apply to a private cellular network
  • Design and own connection adapter for 4G/5G cells and domain proxy components
  • Very hands-on writing beautiful code and quickly building prototypes
  • Natural at writing unit tests and integrating into CI/CD
  • Design high-performant backend services with scalability in mind
  • Diagnose complex customer issues and take ownership of issue resolution
  • Pleasant to work with, passion for solving customer problems with a can-do attitude
  • Worked on an iterative and agile software delivery process
  • Collaborate closely with other cross-functional engineering teams
  • Deliver rock-solid production-ready code
  • Mentored other engineers and did code reviews

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Fifteen plus (15+) years of experience developing backend services in distributed and cloud environments
  • Bachelor and/or master’s in computer science or a related field of study
  • Developed and maintained high performant microservices
  • Solid grasp of data structures and object-oriented design
  • Strong backend programming skills in golang, python or equivalent is a must 
  • Has experience in Kubernetes or equivalent orchestrator platform and docker is required
  • Experience with RESTful services and APIs
  • Experience with scaling backend services using caching technologies such as Redis
  • Understanding of CI/CD
  • Comfortable with scoping efforts and estimating development tasks

Bonus Points: 

  • A background in Ng/5G small cell or radio
  • Networking experience
  • Experience with services deployed in cloud-computing environments, AWS, AZURE, or GCP
  • Knowledge of networking tack and application protocols like HTTP, TR069, and NetConf

 

Note: Did you know that women and other marginalized groups often hold back on applying to jobs if they don’t meet 100% of all listed requirements? We don’t want you to hold back! If you don’t check every single box above but still feel like you could successfully do the work, we encourage you to apply! We’d love to connect and see how you could add to our team.

 

Why Cradlepoint?

At Cradlepoint, we’re one team - all in on inclusion. Celebrating the uniqueness of our individual team members across the globe helps us build diverse teams where we all can thrive. Our connected, community-focused culture enables each one of us to perform at our best and fully be ourselves.

 

Our Cradlepoint values drive everything we do:

  • Stay humble and hungry: Be a curious learner, resilient, and competitive.
  • Don’t point a finger; lend a hand: We are one team! Communicate, provide support, and lift others.
  • Make a difference: Prioritize, innovate, differentiate, and think big for customer success. Make a difference in work and in our communities.
  • Keep it simple: Eliminate complexity. Reduce time to value.
  • Enjoy the ride: Celebrate – appreciate – grow.
  • Trust, Respect, and transparency: Be ethical, data-driven, respectful, and straight shooters who share openly.

 

We are creating the future of global connectivity & community. Come join us. You belong here.

 

Compensation and Benefits at Cradlepoint 

At Cradlepoint, we know that our people are the key to our success. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to help with your individual needs and goals.  

 

Your Pay: 

The actual salary offered is dependent on various factors including, but not limited to, location, the candidate’s combination of job-related knowledge, qualifications, skills, education, training, and experience.

  • $211,727 - $292,320

Your pay also includes the opportunity for an annual bonus. This variable pay opportunity is dependent upon the attainment of agreed to goals and objectives as determined by Cradlepoint’s Senior Leadership team. Certain eligibility and pro-ration rules apply. 

 

Your Health: 

Cradlepoint offers excellent, competitive employee benefits, such as: subsidized, nationwide PPO medical benefit options including a low-deductible Point of Service Plan and a qualifying High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), with a generous company-provided HSA contribution. For California employees, we offer a subsidized HMO option through Kaiser. Cradlepoint also offers subsidized dental and vision coverage. 

 

Your Financial Security: 

We invest in both your short and long-term financial wellbeing. Cradlepoint’s 401(k) plan has a 4% company match and immediate vesting. Employees will also receive company-paid employee basic life and AD&D insurance and company-paid disability benefits. 

 

Your Time: 

Your work-life balance is important to us. Cradlepoint provides generous paid time off, including: 15 days of Flexible Time Off (FTO), four paid quarterly well-being days, and 11 paid annual holidays (includes nine company holidays and up to two floating holidays). Please note that an employee’s FTO balance and floating holidays may be prorated in the first year, based on start date.   Cradlepoint also offers paid maternity-leave benefits and six weeks 100% paid family leave for all employees. 

 

Additional Benefits: 

Cradlepoint offers other company-paid benefits such as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, a free Headspace membership, LinkedIn Learning access, Talkspace mobile therapy, and volunteer paid time off. 

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Cradlepoint’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees’ differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to attract, develop, and engage top talent from a diverse candidate pool. It is our policy and commitment to provide equal opportunity employment for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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