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Principal Full Stack Engineer

  • Remote
  • 21/03/2024
Broadcast Engineering Engineering

Job Description

About Metaphysic

Metaphysic is the industry leader in developing AI technologies and machine learning research to create photorealistic content at internet scale. We were recently named TIME100 Most Influential Companies for 2023 and are focused on the ethical development of AI to support the genius of human performance. We're run by experienced founders and backed by some of the top investors in the world. We’re only just getting started in defining the next generation of content creation. Join our fast growing team and help bring our groundbreaking vision to life.

Job Description:

Metaphysic is seeking a dynamic and visionary Principal Full Stack Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Principal Full Stack Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining large-scale systems. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in architecting complex back and frontends, coupled with technical leadership experience that includes shaping best practices and driving their adoption.


  • Architect and deliver complex back and frontends, ensuring high-quality code and system performance.
  • Provide technical leadership by shaping best practices and driving their adoption across the development team.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in managing large-scale systems, with a focus on scalability, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript, and Web & Browser concepts to develop innovative and robust solutions.
  • Possess 3+ years of experience with React and 5+ years of experience in developing high-performance micro-service-based backend systems, preferably in Python.
  • Work with technologies such as Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, and GitHub to build and deploy scalable applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication and seamless integration of systems.
  • Apply expertise in cloud platforms and infrastructure-as-code to optimize system performance and scalability.
  • Prioritize and manage tasks effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Extensive experience in Full Stack development with a focus on both frontend and backend technologies.
  • Familiarity with VFX industry practices and/or experience as an ML engineer is a significant plus.
  • Strong understanding of web performance, security, and best practices.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend new products and technologies, with a passion for designing robust and scalable systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business.
  • Tremendous opportunity to join one of the best and fastest growing AI companies in the world.
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people.
  • You will be joining a fantastic culture & a team, all highly supportive, collaborative, transparent and are all very passionate about our tech and mission.
  • Flexible working hours, including remote working - this role is solely remote :)

Metaphysic is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.