Principal Software Engineer
- Foster City, CA
Why We Work at Dun & Bradstreet
We are at a transformational moment in our company journey - and we're so excited about it. Each day, we are finding new ways to strengthen our award-winning culture, and to accelerate creativity, innovation and growth. Our purpose is to help customers improve business performance with Dun & Bradstreet's Data Cloud and Live Business Identity, and we're wildly passionate and committed to this purpose. So, if you're looking to make an immediate impact at a company that welcomes bold and diverse thinking, come join us!
Locations: This role can be based remotely or in the following locations: San Mateo, CA; Austin, TX; Malibu, CA; Short Hills, NJ; Center Valley, PA; Waltham, MA or Hyderabad, India.
Dun & Bradstreet has the world's most comprehensive business data sets and analytics capabilities to power today's most crucial business needs. That's why 90% of the Fortune 500, and companies of all sizes around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their business. Our engineering teams focus on developing industry-leading, highly scalable, SaaS based applications to put this data into action. We are solving extremely intellectually interesting problems using machine learning, artificial intelligence and high-performance distributed computing.
We are looking for individuals interested in building world-class SaaS applications and solving complex challenges with one of the world's largest B2B data sets. We have a supportive team atmosphere, using the latest technologies, and always strive to ensure D&B is the best place to learn and grow your career.
As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and developing cutting-edge SaaS applications. You can expect to be working in a stimulating, collaborative environment focused on continuous improvement within an agile development process, where developers are responsible for end-to-end working software.
Not only do you have expert software engineering skills, but you also a proven track record of delivering creative, high-quality solutions. You are a strong people leader who believes that success comes from helping your team succeed and will find success in developing your engineering team's capabilities by acting as a trusted advisor and mentor.
Your Role Will Include:
Developing platform capabilities to meet business requirements
Determining operational feasibility of proposed solutions
Validating solutions using proof of concepts and prototypes
Writing simple code (low maintenance, extensibility, test-ability and performance)
Collaborating with the team to take advantage of new concepts/technologies
Making informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services at scale
Supporting and developing your team of software engineers by providing leadership and coaching
Growing your engineering team by interviewing, recruiting and hiring
Leading the team on a day-to-day basis
Potential technology stack for this position could include: AWS, Docker, Jenkins, Hadoop, Spark, DynamoDB, Redshift, Redis, Akka or similar technologies
Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, engineering, physics or related field
8+ years of programming experience
Solid understanding of fundamental computer science concepts such as the practical application of data structures and algorithmic complexity
Practical experience in automated unit testing frameworks, continuous integration, performance tuning/testing and application monitoring
Agile development experience with Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
A significant track record of learning of new concepts, business models and technologies
Energetic with a passion for software development and emerging technologies
If any of this excites you, click apply! Select 'LinkedIn Ted Gaubert' for how you heard about us.
Dun & Bradstreet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, ancestry, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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