Bernie Miles, Head of Engineering, and Darach Ennis, Principal Engineer, discuss the role of principal engineer at Wayfair as well as the interesting challenges that accompany the position.

00:00 Intros

00:44 Why did Darach join Wayfair?

01:26 How would you describe event processing at Wayfair and why does Wayfair have a particularly interesting event processing challenge?

03:26 How would you describe the role of a principal engineer at Wayfair?

05:12 How much time do you spend coding as a principal engineer? How would you describe the split of work you typically encounter?

06:18 What would you look for if you were hiring a principal engineer for Wayfair?

07:14 What are some of the challenges facing a principle engineer with our current vacancy on the Partnerhome supplier facing website?

10:16 How do you go about effective leadership in a principal engineer role?

12:09 What career advice would you have for a principal engineer?