Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Burlington, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

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 software security solutions, transforming the way companies secure applications in today’s software-driven world. Veracode recently acquired Longbow Security, a pioneer in security risk management for cloud-native environments, underscoring our commitment to help organizations effectively manage and reduce application risk across the growing attack surface. Learn more about us at!

What you will be responsible for:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain critical improvements across the
  • Longbow product resulting in a highly stable and performant platform.
  • Diagnose complex issues, evaluate competing solutions, and execute the best path forward.
  • Ensure that security measures are incorporated into every aspect of the platform.
  • Continuously extend the Longbow product with new features that solve real-world security problems based on your experience and feedback from customers.
  • Provide input into the architecture and design of the product/platform; collaborating with the entire team in solving the problems the correct way.
  • Identify opportunities for technical innovation and improvements.
  • Collaborate with other team members, both junior and senior, to help increase their technical capabilities, drive results-oriented execution, and create an environment of open innovation and creativity.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant technical experience.
  • 8+ years of software development experience in Java, Python, or Go (ideally, or other software languages).
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new programming languages, frameworks, platforms and tools.
  • Experience in designing, deploying, and maintaining micro-services and cloud-native services (AWS preferably) in a production environment and scaling them quickly.
  • Knowledge/experience designing and implementing data-intensive, distributed, streaming systems.
  • Solid understanding of software design principles, concurrency, data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with building REST and GraphQL APIs.
  • Appetite for learning new technologies and curiosity about how things work.
  • Track record of owning projects from ideation to production and being able to competently and smoothly hand-off your work to others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, capable of engaging with both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels.
  • Experience with the cybersecurity domain (advantage).

What we offer you

  • Outstanding Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage to meet all your healthcare needs.
  • Wellness benefits to help you focus on what’s most important.
  • “Take What You Need” time off policy.
  • Extensive development and training offerings to help you grow your career at Veracode.
  • Generous 401k match to help save for your future.
  • Amazing community of professionals who take pride in what we do every day.

Compensation Transparency

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Job Grade: Principal

Employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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