We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Software Engineer to join our engineering team. As a Principal
Software Engineer, you will be a technical leader responsible for driving the design, architecture, and development of our
most critical software projects. You will play a key role in shaping the overall technical strategy, mentoring engineers, and
ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality software solutions.
- Lead the design, architecture, and implementation of complex and innovative software systems, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability.
- Drive the technical direction of projects, making informed decisions on technologies, frameworks, and architectural patterns.
- Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the engineering team, guiding them in architectural decisions, code reviews, and best practices.
- Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and stakeholders to understand project requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
- Act as a subject matter expert, providing deep technical knowledge and expertise in specific areas of software development.
- Conduct code reviews, ensuring adherence to coding standards, scalability, and overall code quality.
- Troubleshoot and debug complex software issues, identifying root causes and implementing effective solutions.
- Drive the adoption of engineering best practices, tools, and methodologies, and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes.
- Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices, evaluating their potential application to our software projects.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and drive technical initiatives and strategies.
- Extensive professional experience (12+ years) in software development, with a focus on designing and building large-scale, highly scalable software systems.
- Proven expertise in software architecture, design patterns, and software engineering principles.
- In-depth understanding of web technologies, distributed systems, databases, and cloud platforms.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail.
- Demonstrated leadership skills, with a track record of successfully leading technical initiatives and mentoring other engineers.
- Experience with agile software development methodologies and practices, such as Scrum or Kanban.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Ability to collaborate effectively in cross-functional teams and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Bachelors in a related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Experience with cloud platforms and services such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
- Knowledge of containerization technologies (e.g., Docker) and orchestration frameworks (e.g., Kubernetes).
- Familiarity with frontend frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
- Understanding of security principles and best practices in software development.
- Experience with performance optimization and profiling tools.
- Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in developer communities.
- Strong project management skills, including the ability to plan, execute, and deliver complex projects on time and within budget.