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Principal Software Engineer

Seattle, WA 98121

Posted: 11/15/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26579

Job Description

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer with our client located in Seattle.  This developer can work 100% remote anywhere in the US.

Job Responsibilities:
  • As a Principal Software Engineer and engineering leader building a team, defining and executing the technical direction to build a growing platform for their customers, you will be the owner for an ambitious new application, advancing it from the current working concept to a scalable product, ready to go to market.
  • Lead and deliver critical applications, breaking down complex problems to deliver streamlined solutions
  • Operate as a technical leader with breadth and depth of knowledge for dependencies and limitations
  • Be an expert in performance, scalability, architecture, and engineering standards
  • Mentor engineers with the intent to guide them in advancing their skill and career with outcomes of increased productivity and effectiveness
  • Design and implement software infrastructure, microservices, APIs, and UI components
  • Deliver well documented systems that are self-sustaining, scalable and easy to audit
  • Own initiatives from concept to delivery, utilizing good business judgment in making technology decisions and recommendations
  • Develop and refine system-level designs and drive implementation via the larger team
  • Specify and implement platform changes to achieve massive scalability
  • Integrate the client's platform with third party systems

Job Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have the experience to thrive in a start-up, fast-paced, and high-energy environment and work independently.
  • Previous experience and a passion for mentoring and adding to the career growth of engineers (Must Have and ideally 5yrs.+)
  • Technical thought leadership and roadmap creation (ideally 5yrs.+  independently)
  • 50% or more hands on coding in current role
  • Previous experience with working with multiple stakeholders within a company
  • Proficient Full Stack systems programming experience 
  • Proficient with AWS or Azure cloud-based software
  • Proficient with Microservices 
  • 5 yrs.+ experience working w/ complex SW w/ large volumes of data, complex calculations, algorithms, and math-based development
  • 3 yrs.+ of recent experience with relational and non-relational databases and Node.JS or similar backend framework
  • Experience with any container-based development and best practices, Docker preferred 
  • Familiarity with REST or other API design/implementation
  • Experience with web development - CSS, HTML, JavaScript and associated frameworks, Angular JS and Vue JS is currently used but not a requirement, if willing to learn their tech stack.
  • Desire to be challenged in a fast paced, start-up, and growing environment with the opportunity to make a direct impact
  • Flexible with vague requirements and adapt to potential changing priorities from leadership and customers, as the roadmap creator.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and innovate in the infrastructure construction software space
  • Ambition for learning and growing your technical skill set and expanding your use and exposure to new technology
  • Previous exposure to R&D projects is ideal.
  • Some experience with any 3D Modeling visualization, spatial mapping, or GIS development is highly preferred, (ideally 2 yrs.+) or strong interest in learning this space.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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