Principal Engineer/Architect

  • 3501 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80216, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Brandfolder is on a mission to make managing your digital assets a seamless process.  We aim to deliver the world’s most powerfully simple platform for storing, sharing and showcasing assets. The people at Brandfolder drive our success, and we need people who push the boundaries and will push us forward.  That is where YOU come in.

Our company culture is driven by a customer first mindset, fosters employee growth and development, and promotes building connections amongst teams.  How do we do this? By building a world class product and creating an environment that values autonomy, flexibility and the opportunity for employees to be themselves.

Do you want a role where your contributions directly affect the success of the company? Do you want to take the next step to a place that will push you to grow in your career? If so, we’d love to have you aboard. We have a team of curious, eager, and humble individuals who rally together both within and outside the confines of the office and aim to expand and evolve.

Job Description

Remote available

Brandfolder is looking for a talented and motivated Principal Engineer with a strong perspective on system architecture to expand our footprint as an established leader in Digital Asset Management. You will enable and inspire the most recognizable brands in the world, including TripAdvisor and Slack and GettyImages clients by building a product that makes company assets accessible everywhere while surfacing strategic insights that help increase brand engagement. Our business is built on finding great people and getting out of their way while they build and improve our award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) offering. As a Principal Engineer, you will bring a hands-on approach to our next tier of engineering challenges. You will use your experience to create scalable systems and infrastructure, and work with the team to ensure everything is built with observability in mind.

Who are we looking for? You build applications designed for reliability and scalability. You are passionate about choosing the right infrastructure to deploy within. You advocate for Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD best practices. You understand how to evolve an architecture into services with best-in-class tools for observability. You have a passion for shipping products to customers/users.

Do you want a role where your contributions directly affect the success of the company? Will you make a name for yourself at Brandfolder? Our team is passionate, curious, eager, and humble. We believe in having fun, both inside and outside theo office, and being flexible to expand and evolve our culture as our team grows. We embrace that each interaction and opportunity for feedback helps us grow individually and collectively. We face the challenges ahead of us as a team and work collaboratively to solve them; see our blog

You will report to the Head of Engineering located in Denver, CO.


  • Contribute to full SDLC; define, design, implement, test and deploy new features for our platform

  • Oversee critical features and work in an autonomous manner

  • Develop an identity and authentication framework using authentication protocols (SAML, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect) and partner-facing APIs

  • Guide and mentor team members regarding architecture best practices

  • Provide thought leadership, and influence others by solving tough problems and contributing thoughtful feedback on peer design and code reviews

  • Engage in troubleshooting and root cause analysis toward identifying solutions and next steps for production issues



  • 3+ years microservices or SOA-based web application development experience

  • 10+ years of combined development and system architecture experience across multiple languages and frameworks, Python, Ruby, and Golang

  • Positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • The drive to take initiative and own high-impact projects from day one

  • Experience with authentication protocols

  • Experience with data persistence tools: Databases, Queues, Blob storage

  • Experience building autoscaling distributed systems

  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis

Additional Information

Brandfolder Perks

  • Exposure to the world’s most powerful brands
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical and dental insurance, 100% paid by Brandfolder
  • Great office location in RiNo, bike and light rail friendly
  • Company events and happy hours
  • Dog-friendly office

About Brandfolder

Headquartered in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood, Brandfolder is an enterprise digital asset management (DAM) platform that enables businesses to organize, discover, distribute, and measure brand engagement. Loved by global brands including Under Armour, New Belgium, Slack, and jetBlue.

Brandfolder is an equal opportunity employer; we are focused on creating an inclusive environment and believe that diversity of all types is essential to our success. We encourage all to apply, and will choose you on the basis of qualifications and merit.