Principal Backend Engineer


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/03/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 256 Sutter Street 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About Outdoorsy

Outdoorsy is largest and most trusted RV rental experiences marketplace on the planet. Powering road trips and RV adventures.

Job Description

Job Details
Bulgaria - ,
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Principal Backend Engineer

Outdoorsy is looking for a Principal Backend Engineer to join our Engineering team. If you are passionate about the outdoors and would like to work in a fast-paced environment, then we want you!  Fun fact: Outdoorsy has been recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers in both 2020 and 2021.


Job Summary:

We are seeking to hire a hands-on engineer who enjoys full-stack development that has built and refactored code bases to follow best practices. You are a stickler for proper architecture, and you are not afraid to voice your opinion if something is not designed properly. Comprehensive test coverage is a must for any code. Security, stability, and performance are always top of mind when building new functionality or reviewing pull requests from the team.



  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Experience working in startup fast paced environments. 
  • Expert with modern web architectures and patterns at scale (Twelve-Factor, SOLID, ACID, etc)
  • Experience with Backend technologies: Golang, Python, Django or similar
  • Experience with Elastic Search or similar.
  • Experience with AWS or GCP
  • Extensive experience with Postgres or MySql or any relational database
  • Extensive experience with Queues and pub/sub
  • REST API Interfaces
  • Payments / Fintech experience is preferred. 
  • Good Git hygiene and comfortable with Github
    • Feature Branches
    • Pull requests
    • Code Review
  • Comfortable working with tools such as Asana, Jira, et cetera
  • Creative problem solver who enjoys collaboration


Benefits & Perks:

  • Opportunity to help build company from early stage
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in one of the world's fastest growing companies
  • Comprehensive health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) Match
  • Flexible PTO
  • 2 paid RV rentals per year-- we believe in balance and taking the time to nourish mind, body, and soul. 


About us:

Outdoorsy is the most trusted RV rental and outdoor experiences marketplace on the planet. We have grown from a lofty white-board idea in 2015 to over $1B in total transactions. Outdoorsy’s mission is making memorable outdoor experiences accessible to everyone. We are creating jobs and helping individuals, couples, and families realize financially life-changing freedom. With offices worldwide in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, and the UK, we’re mobilizing the 56+ million idle RVs and campervans around the world to ensure everyone has the access, choice, and opportunity to safely spend more time outside.

We are passionate about our customers, collaborative consumption, community, and entrepreneurship. We have been motivated by our values from day one: we always put the customer ahead of ourselves. We like winning. We make long-term progress in the world and repay our gratitude in every community interaction.

Outdoorsy has been recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers in both 2020 and 2021.


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