Principal Software Development Engineer eCommerce

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Date: Jul 18, 2022

Location: East Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02916

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.


Are you a hard-working technologist who enjoys solving consumer problems? This newly created role for a Principal Software Development Engineer will architect and deliver technologies for our global direct to customer and business to business eCommerce channels. This is a hands-on lead technical position responsible for delivering extraordinary customer facing experiences using open-source technologies and head-less architecture!


A day in the life as a Principal Software Development Engineer:

  • Be a core player to build and grow the skills of junior engineers.
  • Collaborate with team members (UX/Product management/DevOps) to build secure, scalable, reliable and scalable software.
  • Be part of a dynamic team with engineers of all experience levels who help each other and build world class experiences.
  • Contribute to software design, software development and overall life cycle of a product.
  • Contribute to core foundational code elements that can be reused as well as architectural diagrams.
  • Participate in product configuration, performance tuning and production monitoring.
  • Identify unsecured code areas and implement fixes.
  • Document, review and ensure quality is maintained and change control standards are met.
  • Provide application support for software running in production.
  • Proactively review the performance and capacity of production infrastructure and capacity.


What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, 5+ years leading a team.
  • Deep understanding of eCommerce technologies and ability to lead a technical team to align with company goals.
  • Hands on experience implementing head-less commerce.
  • Detailed in planning, prioritizing and leading the work.
  • Prior experience with open-source technologies (React, React Native, Node.js).
  • Agile scrum experience.
  • Devops and CICD exposure.


Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!


Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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