Principal Software Engineer (Java, Spring, MySQL), Search Team

Join one of the fastest growing companies in high tech! Veeva was named among the top fastest growing public technology companies on Forbes’ annual Fast Tech 25 list. We build innovative SaaS solutions that include CRM, content management, and customer master data management for life sciences customers.

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Team Description:

Building upon Veeva’s industry cloud strategy, our Vault team is developing an innovative cloud-based Regulated Content Management product suite that will transform the way life sciences companies manage the critical documents that support their product development process from the research lab through clinical trials, FDA approval, manufacturing, and commercialization.

As part of our product development culture, we expect our engineers to innovate, work hard, have fun, and share ideas regularly. Engineers develop product details working closely with our product managers and other engineers, and are responsible for seeing their product features or project through the full development life cycle.

Job Summary:  
We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer who has deep expertise in using Solr and Lucene. The ideal candidate would also have extensive experience with the usual Java open source frameworks, tools and technology like Java, Spring Framework, MySql, Hibernate, Maven, Git, Jenkins, Junit, Mockito, Log4J, AspectJ, Tomcat, JMS, and Linux.


  • Collaborate with Product Management and Development team members on technical design and problem solving to come up with compelling solutions to problems
  • Use a pragmatic Test Driven Development approach to developing high quality software that doesn't need to be assured by a QA team before it's deployed to production
  • Own all aspects of implementation for features from design to development, deployment to production, and support and maintenance


  • 10+ years of software experience 
  • Extensive experience with Solr and Lucene
  • Extensive experience developing commercial software in Java
  • Hands-on development experience with current open source tools and technologies (Java, Spring Framework, MySql, Hibernate, Maven, Git, Jenkins, Junit, Mockito, Log4J, AspectJ, Tomcat, JMS, Linux)
  • Deep expertise in object-oriented design and implementation
  • Experience working on teams using agile development techniques
  • Drive and flexibility to roll up your sleeves and work hard (and have fun) in a fast-moving startup environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Local Bay Area residents preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with RDBMS such as MySQL, Oracle or MS SQL Server
  • Experience with building Enterprise software for businesses
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies


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