Principal Software Engineer - Remote

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SS & C Technologies Inc
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Full Time

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer

Waltham, MA


You will be part of a highly agile, innovative, and talented team involved in the design and development of complex software components for a distributed fund, and content management platform, which will be leveraged by the Intralinks' portfolio of applications in a highly available and secure SaaS environment.


  • Engage Product Management and other stakeholders on the feasibility of the proposed requirements and the effort necessary to implement these requirements
  • Review high-level design documents that describe the implementation approach
  • Partner with the rest of the team to develop a detailed design towards implementation and their dependencies
  • Independently designs and implements complex components based on broad requirements. May research, evaluate, and make recommendations to management on new technologies
  • Identify and execute SDLC tasks based on priority
  • Carry out the precise unit, system, automation, and security testing and analysis
  • Produce tools and applications by developing clean and efficient code
  • Author monitoring tools and identify potential issues ahead of time and document the same
  • Perform detailed code analysis and code reviews
  • Debug defects, identify and rectify offending code, and develop test cases to capture the use case promptly
  • Interact with Performance and Capacity planning teams to ensure that the product has met all the necessary performance and scalability requirements prior to production deployment
  • Interact with Operations and Release Engineering to produce installable components that make up the final product that is production ready
  • Ensure software systems are upgradable and verifiable, and also ensure all software systems are upgraded on time to avoid security risks
  • Document features and lead an audience through knowledge transfer session of the same
  • Mentor junior team members on the product, process, and its implementation towards team success
  • Actively self-improve by initiating and participating in learning initiatives, thus broadening individual and team's skillset
  • Contribute towards the maintenance of active releases in the production


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (Computer Science or equivalent) with 7+ years of related experience using Java and/or Object-oriented technologies
  • Master's degree (Computer Science or equivalent) with 5+ years of related experience using Java and/or Object-oriented technologies

Expertise and Skills

  • JavaScript / Node.JS
  • Python
  • Java / Spring is a plus
  • Distributed and Concurrent Systems
    • Multithreading
    • Asynchronous Programming Model
    • Event Driven Programming Environment
  • Micro-service and serverless architecture
  • Performance and scalability concepts
  • SQL (MS SQL, Postgres)
  • NoSQL databases (MongoDB and/or Cassandra)
  • Application caching (Redis)
  • Monitoring, Logging, APM (Splunk, Dynatrace, Prometheus)
  • DevOps Practices
    • CI/CD principles
    • Docker containers, Kubernetes
    • Automated Configuration management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt-Stack)
    • Helm is a plus
Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team leadership, coaching, and ability to provide performance reviews
  • Full application stack experience in a SaaS environment
  • Ability to work independently or in small teams

SS&C Intralinks is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Company Information

S&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ: SSNC) is the world’s largest hedge fund and private equity administrator, as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency. SS&C’s unique business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries. SS&C owns and operates the full technology stack across securities accounting, front-to-back-office operations, performance and risk analytics, regulatory reporting, and healthcare information processes. SS&C’s trusted and proven technology delivers an unparalleled level of scalable capabilities for the most complex portfolios, the most sophisticated strategies, and the highest volumes of transactions. Through a series of carefully selected acquisitions and organic growth, the breadth and depth of SS&C’s expertise in financial services and healthcare technology are unmatched. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, the company is home to 22,000+ employees across 150 office locations in 35 countries globally. With 18,000+ clients across spanning the health and financial services industries, our customer’s needs and requirements are always at the forefront of our strategy.

Dice Id : 10185448
Position Id : R02222
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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