Principal Software Engineer

Remote   |   Full Time

Chargebee is a subscription billing and revenue management platform powering some of the fastest-growing brands around the world today, including Calendly, Hopin, Pret-a-Manger, Freshworks, Okta,, and others. Thousands of SaaS and subscription-first businesses process over billions of dollars in revenue every year through the Chargebee platform. 

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA, our 500+ team members work remotely throughout the world, including India, the Netherlands, Paris, Spain, Australia, and the USA.  

Chargebee has raised over $230 million in capital and is funded by Accel, Tiger Global, Insight Partners, Steadview Capital, and Sapphire Ventures. And we’re on a mission to push the boundaries of subscription revenue operations. Not just ours, but every customer and prospective business on a recurring revenue model.

What do we expect?

- Between 4+ years of experience in full-stack development.

- Experience in building scalable, reliable, and high-performance web and mobile applications.

- A comprehensive foundation with object-oriented and functional programming languages. Strong Java, CSS, and HTML fundamentals with experience in at least one of the leading front-end frameworks like Vue.js, Angular, React, or Ember.

- A passion for writing high-quality code and upholding best practices in engineering, security, and design.

- A belief that code must be well-tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly.

- Good knowledge of building and designing REST APIs.

- Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders across the organization - product, design, etc - and take complete ownership of releasing new features.

- Experience in building and monetizing mobile applications is a strong advantage.

- Experience integrating with third-party platforms is an added advantage.

- Experience working on billing, payments, and related fields is an added advantage.

On a typical day, you might

- Deliver ahead-of-the curve features.

- Empathize with customers and provide great technical support.

- Conceptualize the future of billing, make it work for customers, and solve their real problems.

- Interact and collaborate with multiple teams and various stakeholders to meet deadlines, to bring your feature to life.

- Test, test, test! Set up automated test cases to ensure our stringent quality standards are met.

- Ideate with your peers. Being supportive of their work and providing constructive feedback on their solutions.

- Interact with customers, trying to get to the heart of what's working and what's not.

- Obsess about writing modular and high-quality code.

- Adopt new technologies, suggest recommendations, and influence the direction of product development.

- Analyze the task, come up with reasonable timelines by preparing a plan of approach to deliver features on time.

- Interact and collaborate with multiple teams and various stakeholders to meet deadlines, to bring your feature to life.

- Code should be modular, scalable, and free of bugs

- Write automation test cases

- Do peer reviews and give constructive feedbacks

- Refactor the existing code base proactively

Chargebee might be the opportunity you’re looking for

  • If you’re interested in how subscription businesses can get more efficient.
  • If you’re hungry to give and receive feedback, fully understanding that challenging perspectives are the only way that you can grow.
  • If you can bring empathy to problem solving.
If this sounds interesting but you’re not sure you'll tick all the boxes, apply anyway! There’s tons of room to grow at Chargebee.

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