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Principal Software Engineer - Collaboration Experiences (Remote Eligible) - Smartsheet

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Job Title
Principal Software Engineer - Collaboration Experiences (Remote Eligible)
Job Location
Bellevue, WA, USA
Job Description

At Smartsheet we are committed to helping everyone transform their approach to work to help them achieve what matters most. By changing the way the world works, we believe we can change the world. As a Principal Engineer you will build capabilities to empower the world's largest companies to transform their approach to work. 

The Collaboration Experiences teams focus on supporting each other, distributed decision-making that rewards ownership, transparency, and collaboration. Learn more about some of our feature areas here: Automated workflows, Conversations, Communication Integration.

We are looking for a Principal Engineer to lead development of the next generation collaboration experiences for customers and migrate our systems into a decoupled architecture allowing our team to build and deploy solutions quickly and independently. In this role, you will be working with our product managers, UX designers, and principal/senior engineers within the team and across the company to build modern, frictionless, and enterprise-scale user experiences for our customers. 

In 2005, Smartsheet was founded on the idea that teams and millions of people worldwide deserve a better way to deliver their very best work. Today, we deliver a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes.

You will report to our Senior Director located in our Bellevue, WA office, or you may work remotely from anywhere in the US where Smartsheet is a registered employer.

You Will:

  • Build scalable services for the next generation of Collaboration Experiences at Smartsheet 
  • Solve challenging distributed systems problems and work with modern cloud infrastructure (AWS, Kubernetes)
  • Embed with teams to mentor and make direct individual contributions but also advise senior leaders to shape the technical vision for Smartsheet.
  • Guide and mentor team members regarding architecture, operational excellence and best practices
  • Forge strong partnership with product management and other key areas of the business
  • Influence and mentor other teams of engineers, acting as a technical design mentor and providing architectural and design input

You Have:

  • 10+ years software development experience building highly scalable, highly available applications
  • 10+ years of programming experience with full stack technologies such React, Java, Kotlin or TypeScript
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience developing, documenting, and supporting REST APIs
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis

Perks & Benefits:

  • HSA, 100% employer-paid premiums, or Buy-up medical/vision and dental coverage options for full-time employees
  • Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) with all offers
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • 401k Match to help you save for your future (50% of your contribution up to the first 6% of your eligible pay)
  • Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity
  • Flexible Time Away Program, plus Incidental Sick Leave
  • Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, primary care membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account
  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific)

Smartsheet provides a competitive range of compensation for roles that may be hired in different geographic areas we are licensed to operate our business from. Actual compensation is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, level of professional, educational experience, skills, and specific candidate location. In addition, this role will be eligible for a market competitive bonus and RSU stock grant upon accepted offer. California & New York: $199,800 to $275,400 | All other US States: $185,000 to $255,000.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, Australia, Costa Rica, and Germany. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members who also represent the diverse needs of our customers. We're looking for people who are driven, authentic, supportive, effective, and honest. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match our job description—if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren't afraid to be innovative—join us!



Smartsheet Headquarters Location

Bellevue, WA

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Smartsheet Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

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Smartsheet Funding Rounds

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  • Post Ipo Equity

    $30,995,632 USD

  • Series F

    $52,100,000 USD

  • Series E

    $34,999,995 USD

  • Series D

    $26,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $2,500,000 USD

  • Series B

    $1,250,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,367,000 USD