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Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, July 07, 2022
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The Leaderboard Engineering team is responsible for the core leaderboard experience when someone takes a Peloton class. The leaderboard shows a persons real time ranking or presence in the class. It is one of the most heavily used features & serves some of the largest traffic within the Peloton system. 

The team is innovating on new & improved user experiences & tackling some of the most challenging problems at scale facing Peloton. We are looking for an experienced engineering manager who is passionate about & has a track record of building scalable distributed applications to join this team. 



  • Evolve Leaderboard product & technical roadmap & drive for its execution.
  • Manage & grow a team of software engineers responsible for developing & improving Pelotons leaderboard system. 
  • Establish processes to effectively improve engineering & operational excellence. - Identify & drive the adoption of new technologies, architecture & skill sets for the team to take on new challenges. 
  •  Partner closely with Recruiting to effectively identify & hire strong software engineers. 

Growing People 

  • Motivate & drive a continuous performance-based culture within the team. Provide adequate management support for the team in the form of team meetings, 1:1s & other forums as needed to support the group & individual development objectives of team members. 
  • Coach & mentor software engineers. Foster their career growth through setting objectives, regular feedback, & sharing best practices. 
  • Lead by example to actively maintain & build a culture of learning, respect, transparency, & trust.

Project Leadership 

  • Collaborate cross functionally with Engineering, Product, Product Research, Design, Program Management, & others to develop short- & long-term roadmaps & execution plans. 
  • Handle planning & breaking down large projects; Manage program & project risks appropriately; Identify & mitigate internal & cross-functional dependencies & blockers. 
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders 

Technical Leadership 

  • Drive technical decision making through objectively assessing trade offs based on architecture, scope, business priorities, & impacts to product experience. - Leverage a strong technical foundation & experience to provide appropriate guidance in a team of senior & staff software engineers. 


  • 3+ years of hands-on technical management experience. 
  • 8+ years of relevant software development experience. Demonstrable experience in having improved reliability & scalability of high traffic applications. 
  • Experience in & good understanding of large scale & highly performant distributed systems architecture & principles as it relates to request processing, caching, storage, partitioning, & replication. 
  • Experience setting a strong vision & roadmap for the team; Actively involved in setting teams long term goals & execution plans. 
  • Familiarity with CI/CD & how to incorporate test automation into development workflows. 
  • Experience working with Agile methodology & delivery of quality software as part of an Agile team. 
  • Demonstrable experience shipping several large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams 
  • Ability to mediate between competing product & technical priorities; align priorities & goals through collaboration with technical leads & product managers. 
  • Experience with coaching & mentoring software engineers at different stages in their careers, including senior & staff level engineers. Able to demonstrate the ability to identify the strength & weaknesses of individuals in order to maximize team effectiveness. 
  • Experience hiring talented engineers at different levels.



Peloton is the leading interactive fitness platform globally, with a passionate community of 7 million Members in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, & Australia. Peloton makes fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, & convenient, while fostering social connections that motivate its Members to commit to their fitness journeys. An innovator at the nexus of fitness, technology, & media, Peloton reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform that seamlessly combines the best equipment, proprietary networked software, world-class streaming digital fitness & wellness content, & best-in-class fitness experts & Instructors.

At Peloton, we motivate the world to live better. Together We Go Far means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. By combining hardware, software, content, retail, apparel, manufacturing, Member support, & so much more, we deliver an exhilarating fitness experience that unlocks our members' greatness. Join our team to unlock yours.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer & committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:

Peloton has a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health & well-being of our employees & customers globally. All employees based in the U.S. & Canada are required to provide proof of vaccination, unless the employee has a Peloton-approved reasonable accommodation or as otherwise required by law.
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