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Principal UI Engineer - Cloud Catalog & Governance Foundation

Location: Redwood City, California US


Job Number: 27234

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

External Description:

Your Opportunity

Excited to join the team that is building next generation enterprise cloud product? You are in the right place. Our group, Metadata Foundation R&D is on an ambitious mission to discover, analyze and map all data and information flows in the enterprise; providing intelligence that allows customers to unlock the power of data. It empowers customers to find, classify, catalog and analyze data assets and data flows across systems; understand and address data security risks; govern data quality and data flows in the enterprise. The group is responsible for providing a unified, highly scalable and extensible metadata cataloging and visualization foundation for our fast-growing Data Catalog, Data Security and Data Governance applications and fueling intelligence for our broader Enterprise Cloud Data Management offerings in Cloud.

We’re currently looking for a Principal Software Engineer with full stack development experience in building enterprise cloud product with hyper scale to join our team in Redwood City to be part of our cloud journey. 

Job Summary 

As a Principal UI Software Engineer, you will work with a world class Engineering team to design and build next generation microservices based Enterprise Cloud platform using latest cutting-edge cloud technologies such as Amazon AWS. You will be responsible for architecture, design and building our next generation cloud product. In the role of Principal UI Software Engineer, you must be able to work in and adapt to a fluid, fast-paced environment. Working as a Principal Software Engineer, you must have strong communication, collaboration, technical and leadership skills 

Technology You’ll Use not limited to the following:

  • Web client technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and AJAX, JQuery, Angular, React
  • Unit testing techniques for Web UI, Ant, JUnit, Eclipse 
  • Docker and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure), cloud log services (Sumologic, Splunk), cloud application monitoring tools (AppDynamics, NewRelic)
  • J2EE Spring Framework, Persistence Framework, Java SDK, web service protocol stack, REST, XML, JSON
  • MVC and coding patterns, object-oriented programming skills; good understanding of data structures and algorithms 

Day-to-day Duties? Here's What You'll Be Doing

  • Work with Product and Engineering leadership team to understand the vision, product roadmap and build the key product capabilities.
  • Take part in the full application development lifecycle and own the technology product roadmap.
  • Investigating, designing, and developing features individually or with a small team, and composing feature design documents
  • Leading feature development and following through with other team members to ensure high quality and predictable delivery
  • Providing detailed estimates of projects and meeting project schedules.
  • Assist with product delivery by writing code, unit testing, automated test suites and reviewing pull requests.
  • Giving iteration demos to show progress against requirements
  • Participating in internal/cross team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical documentation
  • Mentoring junior engineers on technical, architectural, design and related issues
  • Proactively identifying architectural weaknesses and recommending appropriate solutions
  • Taking architectural ownership of functional areas in the product
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems.
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest and greatest tools and solutions that will best serve the business 

Key Essentials 

  • 8+ years of enterprise software development experience, preferably with data-intensive and multi-threaded service-oriented cloud products with high performance and scalability requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in web client technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and AJAX.
  • 5+ years of experience of JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as JQuery, Angular, Dojo or Backbone
  • Good knowledge of graphical libraries like high charts, D3 etc.
  • Hands on with context api’s of React is a plus
  • Good knowledge of web-technologies like Java Servlets, Spring framework, REST is a plus
  • Familiar with open-source UI frameworks and API standards
  • Hands-on experience of J2EE Spring Framework, Persistence Framework, Java SDK, REST, XML, JSON
  • Experience of big data process platform, such as Hadoop or Spark, is a plus
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming Skills. Good understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision
  • Proficiency with Cloud technologies such as AWS Cloud (EC2, EC2 Container Service, Kubernetes), Azure, GCP
  • Excellent cloud experience including but not limited to multi-tenancy, secured application, high availability, Micro Services, telemetry,
  • Experience with cloud application development, deployment, operation, and support
  • Excellent hands on experience with Object Oriented Design and development like Java, Microsoft.NET and good experience in Relational Database like Oracle, SQL Server, NoSQL
  • Leads the development of code for new or existing software of significant complexity, that may involve coordination of multiple teams/development workstreams.
  • Owns a major technology or common shareable feature across several projects.
  • Negotiates process, metrics and targets with external teams.
  • Authors, reviews and approves requirements and designs for domains within multiple projects.
  • Recognized as an expert and acts within the team as ""go to person.""
  • structures and algorithms within domain that result in significant performance improvements
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, IaC, Terraform, Ansible, test automation frameworks, Git Repository
  • Building Application with Micro Services with end to end low latency response
  • Can quickly get up to speed on any project or technology.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies and release management techniques
  • Experience with migrating legacy applications to cloud adhering to best practices is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal) 

Education / Experience 

  • 12+ years’ experience in software engineering with Cloud Development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience


City: Redwood City

State: California

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Company Profile:

At Informatica, We “DATA”. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Informatica enables companies to unleash the power of data to become more agile, realize new growth opportunities, lead to new inventions resulting in intelligent market disruptions.

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader, including amazing, energetic team members; a globally diverse workplace; and a company dedicated to your success, growth and advancement.

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