Softworld Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Software Engineer

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Date posted:

October 04, 2016

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Boston, MA

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SoftWorld’s client, located in Boston, has recently begun looking for a highly experienced Principle Software Engineer who has a strong background working in Java environments to join them in a full time – salaried position. This person will be working on SAAS products and will need to be well-versed in tiered web application architecture and databases as they will play a critical role in designing the next generation of their software platform.

Responsibilities: Help architect the next generation of SAAS software Provide expertise on current technology landscape Survey and advise on available technology options Work with the upper management to determine long-term architectural strategy to help meet the demands of our business Help to drive architectural strategy forward, while taking short term needs into account Will be part of an agile engineering team and provide leadership during all phases of the SDLC (such as; prioritization, design, estimation, implementation, review, release, documentation, and maintenance) Provide mentorship to more junior engineers in the organization Performing code reviews

Requirements: Hands on experience with architecting and building mission critical, high performance SAAS or cloud-based software systems at scale Deep Java development experience Well-versed in tiered web application architecture and databases Experience working with AWS or Heroku Experience with PostgreSQL is desirable but not required