Principal Software Engineer

    • Intuit
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Financial technology
User experience
Mobile development
Artificial intelligence
IT management
Computer science
Web applications
Software engineering
Cloud computing
Web development
Product strategy
Technical drafting
Software design
Service design
Thought leadership
Strategic management

Job Details

Company Overview

Intuit is the global financial technology platform that powers prosperity for the people and communities we serve. With approximately 100 million customers worldwide using products such as TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Are you interested in developing platforms that are high scale and mission-critical? Do you want to shape the way thousands of engineers build and ship products at Intuit? The UX Fabric Organization has the charter to power all web and mobile apps development and runtime at Intuit.

The team is building and driving critical services that power the web apps and plugins registries, runtime and rendering. In this position, you will have the opportunity to make a massive impact on Intuit's transformation into an AI-driven expert platform. Come join Intuit's DevX team as a Principal Engineer leading the AppFabric services team and shaping how Intuit designs, crafts, operates, and runs web applications.

We are seeking a Principal Engineer with a strong background and passion for building successful web applications, services, and APIs that deliver big value to customers. You are comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and changes. You love to take initiative, and have a bias towards action.


  • 12+ years of overall experience with over 5+ years in a technical leadership role.
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience building and operating large-scale, consumer-facing web applications and services.
  • Passion for being a technology ambassador and coaching engineering excellence and software engineering craft to junior engineers.
  • Proficiency in server-side technologies, cloud technologies, web development, and the desire to lead a multi-disciplinary team operating in a DevOps model.
  • Able to operate at highly varying levels of abstraction from business strategy to product strategy to high-level technical design to detailed technical design to implementation
  • Strong understanding of the Software design/architecture/data-backed-decision-making processes. Bonus Points
  • Familiarity with contract-first API development and a passion for evangelizing this practice among others.
  • Deep expertise in service design, discovery, and runtime orchestration systems.
  • Experience building and operating a high traffic services & APIs


  • Thought Leadership - You will collaborate with other leaders at Intuit to influence and develop strategic direction, systems roadmap, and business and operational processes by providing the required technical guidance.
  • Execution - Ability to drive multiple large-scale projects in parallel by providing the required architectural guidance.
  • Hands-On - Be prepared to get hands-on and debug complex issues or create fully working POCs which teams can take forward.
  • Grow Talent - Groom the next generation of technical leaders in the group.
  • Speed as a Habit - Operate in a fast-moving environment, make quick decisions, and execute fiercely to deliver outcomes.
  • Deep Dive - Take passion in going deep into critical issues and apply the learnings back into the product and team, whether technical or procedural.
  • Technical roadmap - Develop a 3-year technology vision for the product.
  • Communication skills - Explain complex designs to both technical and non-technical stakeholders and drive consensus.
  • Customer Obsession - Deep empathy for and staunch advocacy for the customer.
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