Principal Software Engineer - Vault

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 Principal Software Engineer to join our Vault Development team to build new functionality into the Vault product and continue to scale the platform. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience with the usual Java open source frameworks, tools and technology like Java, Spring Framework, MySQL, and Hibernate.


  • 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


  • 15+ years of 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)
  • Experience with RDBMS such as MySQL, Oracle, or MS SQL Server
  • Deep expertise in Object-oriented design and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver highly complex projects in a leading role 
  • 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 building Enterprise software for businesses
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies

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