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Engineering, Full Time    New York, New York    Posted: Thursday, September 01, 2022
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We are looking for a passionate backend engineer who is enthusiastic about & has experience building scalable, low latency, & secure systems. At Peloton, you will have the opportunity to rapidly change the face of the fitness industry. You will be working in a high-velocity software engineering environment, on a team, building backend systems that power the engagement of Peloton consumers over connected & digital devices. You will be responsible for leading large-scale projects, collaborating within the team, & with cross-functional teams on estimating project scopes, setting milestones, as well as identifying project risks & dependencies. 


Design & Development 

  • Assume technical responsibility for new services & functionality, lookout for opportunities for platform improvement, & work with engineers to scale our production systems. 
  • Identify & lead technical initiatives to build clean, robust, & performant applications. 
  • Contribute to the design of software architecture & development of new features & functionalities in the stack. 

Drive large-scale projects 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members from Product, Design, & Program Management in order to deliver against quarterly & annual roadmap objectives. 
  • Handle planning & breaking down large projects into milestones & identify risks & dependencies. 


  • Experience in building scalable backend framework that supports a rapidly growing user base
  • 5+ years of software development experience 
  • Experience building Python, Java, or Kotlin backend framework at scale 
  • Experience with designing RESTful API 
  • Experience with working on service-oriented architecture & RPC design 
  • Experience with concurrency & parallelism in Python and/or Java 
  • Experience with data modeling & at least one database engine (MySQL, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB etc.) 
  • Experience with developing secure API endpoints 
  • Deep understanding of HTTP, TCP, SSL in API context
  • Ability to own & deliver end-to-end API functionality from design/architect to implementation, to testing, to production release & monitoring 
  • Ability to accomplish complex engineering tasks independently 
  • Ability to manage complex cross-team coordination & work closely with product owners 
  • Ability to evaluate & communicate different engineering solutions & trade-offs 
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or in similar discipline years of work experience 


  • Have experience working with gRPC & designing microservices from the ground up
  • Have a solid understanding of clean software design principles 
  •  Have Github project(s) or contribute to open source communities 
  • Have worked in a Test Driven Development environment before 
  • Have experience in building secure consumer-facing APIs 
  • Have a diverse knowledge of other programming languages & frameworks
  • Have continuous build experience in an Agile Environment 
  • Have experience leading backend development & engineering




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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