Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Principal Software Engineer

Looking for an innovative, high-growth company in one of the hottest segments of the security market? Look no further than Veracode!

Veracode is recognized as a premier provider of SaaS-based application security solutions, transforming the way companies secure applications in today’s software driven world. We provide our customers with a solid foundation on which to build security into their modern agile development processes. Learn more about us at!

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who has experience building cloud native applications in an Agile environment. You will collaborate with team and architects to validate technical requirements. You need in-depth knowledge and expertise to help achieve business objectives and drive positive customer outcomes. You have experience aligning technical direction, tools, and techniques with forward-looking business needs and technical strategy. You can manage strategic initiatives and projects while also teaching and mentoring individual contributors, and teams in the organization.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Evolving architecture to solve for technical debt, support future needs, scale effectively, and continually meet/exceed SLAs.
  • Guide best practice and approaches, and helping to shape the engineering culture
  • Responsible for assigned integration, testing, and deployment tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Lead team to drive engineering best practices around testing, CI/CD, architecture, and automation.
  • Actively communicate and collaborate within the team and across functional boundaries.

What we’re looking for:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field, or relevant industry experience is required
  • Coding experience in Java
  • Experience working with AWS cloud products and services
  • Experience with popular open-source software such as Postgres, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, Redis and Couchbase
  • Experience working with NodeJS, React/Redux, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes
  • Experience with development frameworks such as the Spring/Spring Boot framework, Hibernate and knowledge of advanced SQL
  • Excellent organization skills and can multitask across teams, and projects and priorities, with the ability to juggle multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of containers and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes

Desired Skills:

  • Experience building command line tools
  • Experience with CI/CD workflow
  • Experience working with modern package managers (npm, bundler, pip etc.) and build systems (Gradle, Make etc.)

What’s in it for you:

  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage to meet all your healthcare needs
  • Unlimited paid time off and flexible work arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance
  • Extensive development and training offerings to help you grow with us
  • Generous 401k match to help save for your future, and so much more!

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Job Grade: Principal