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Principal Software Engineer

ONEHOPE is seeking a Principal Engineer who is interested in changing how people interact with an old industry. You will lead architecture and standards for all engineering projects across web, mobile and more, while managing system scalability and performance for our back-end and front-end services. You will balance product team requests, engineering efficiency and code quality for us to meet the needs of our customers and business. You are an inspiration to your fellow engineers, mentoring them and enabling them to grow their skills and perform more efficient work. You thrive both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced, agile environment.


The Technology Team:

You will be joining our technology team, which is a Silicon Valley and Los Angeles based group of UX designers and Full Stack JavaScript engineers using cutting-edge Facebook technology (React, Relay (, GraphQL, Cassandra) on highly available Node.JS microservices built on a masterless cluster Cassandra database. Future projects involving Google’s TensorFlow Machine Learning platform are planned. We released our first product in January of this year, and are currently expanding this technology to the largest part of our business. View it here:



  • Master’s or Bachelor's Degree in CS or equivalent experience
  • Expert in front-end and back-end software architectures and best practices in JavaScript
  • Experience designing scalable systems with advanced knowledge in networking
  • Commerce, social mobile or enterprise application experience
  • Experience architecting databases in both noSQL and SQL technologies
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge of solutions to UX designers
  • Ability to lead and mentor engineers and dev ops through the development and release process
  • Experience with implementing new technologies and services
  • Detailed and organized
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with cross functional teams
  • Passionate about ONEHOPE building a great online brand
  • Excited to join a high-velocity startup environment
  • Willing to work out of our El Segundo, CA office


Above and Beyond:

  • Experience using modern technologies such as React, React Native, Relay, GraphQL, Node.JS, ES6+/ES2017
  • Experience architecting Cassandra databases
  • Launched a product that you architected
  • Familiar with Slack and Asana for project/task management
  • UX design concepts


What We Offer:

  • Benefits and stipends
  • Equity
  • Computer and tech budget
  • Wine
  • Flexible work hours
  • Some weekly remote days
  • Occasional catered lunches


About ONEHOPE Wine

ONEHOPE Wine is the leader in cause-centric commerce for the wine space. Our award-winning wines are largely produced in collaboration with Rob Mondavi Jr. out of Napa Valley. Our estate vineyard is in the heart of Napa Valley in Rutherford. Since launching into the wine industry in 2007, ONEHOPE Wine’s case production has grown to over 100,000 cases per year. We’re not just another wine company, we’re disrupting existing commerce models with modern experiences.

ONEHOPE is backed by some of the best technology CEOs in the world, including our chairman of the board, Joe Lonsdale (co-founder of Palantir), Erik Anderson (CEO of Top Golf), Wes Chan (Google Analytics and Voice founder) and Ken Howery (co-founder of the Founder’s Fund).

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