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Principal Software Engineer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka IN


Job Number: 28746

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

External Description:

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


Our Team

Informatica’s Connectivity group is responsible for Informatica’s ever expanding data connectivity needs.  It’s ‘Universal Connectivity’ theme drives Informatica’s vendor neutrality claim and serves as one of the key differentiators over our competitors.  Informatica connectors provide connectivity to a wide variety of interfaces, prominent among them being Cloud Systems, Relational systems, Data warehouse appliances, Hadoop connectors, Web service endpoints and ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft).


The connector product team is responsible for research, development and delivery of connectivity needs to the Informatica Platform that is at the core of Informatica’s products. The connectors need to not only be highly performing, scalable and extensible, but also needs to provide differentiated and advanced features such as change data capture, push down optimization, filtering and update strategy to name a few.  


Your Opportunity


Connectivity is foundational to Informatica’s Intelligent Data Platform on which all Informatica products are built. We are looking for an architect/senior architect who will lead a team of highly talented developers driving and delivering a cutting-edge platform working closely with sales, product managers, professional services. This is your opportunity to accelerate and deliver a highly scalable hybrid cloud and on-premise platform leveraging the latest big data and cloud technologies.

 You will work in a fast-paced environment with a keen commitment to customer success and work very closely with cross functional teams, product managers and customers to shape the roadmap of the core platform.


The position is suited for highly motivated and energetic individuals with a desire to work on the development of high-performance products. You will work on delivering new products/product features in an environment that spans all flavors of Unix/Windows operating systems. You will work across multiple product lines and deliver solutions that benefit customers.


Research and development include areas such as:


  • Influence and champion Connectivity frameworks (Software Development Kits) to enable productive development of Connectivity This would include frameworks necessary on our Development Tools as well as our Runtime-platform side.
  • Influence product direction and architecture while developing our next generation Connectivity solutions. There is a significant future architectural direction (based on model-driven architecture) and this position involves influencing, defining and refining this for the needs of this product area.
  • Sustaining product base by responding to reported problems, investigating the cause and working out solutions.
  • Supporting Product Management on POC’s and Customer engagements.
  • Provide technical leadership focusing on research & development of new solutions while enhancing and maintaining existing products.
  • Deliver high quality products.
  • Product extensibility, including SDK/API definition for metadata, data and management components of products.



Our Ideal Candidate

You are a highly motivated professional who demonstrates strong programming and problem-solving skills along with the ability to quickly understand the product and grasp new technologies. You have a proven record of developing and delivering enterprise class software. You can work independently as well as with distributed teams. You are creative, innovative and like the excitement of working in a fast-paced environment that will solve real customer needs.

Your Responsibilities


As part of the Development team, you will be responsible for

  • Developing a scalable architecture that is easy to deploy both on-premise and the cloud for the connectivity platform
  • Collaborating with several cross functional teams, architects, product managers and engineers
  • Participate in architecture discussions, design and code reviews and provide timely feedback
  • Proactively research and investigate external products and technologies identifying emerging trends and revise software development best practices to take advantage of these
  • Work closely with our Global Customer Support teams to address critical customer issues
  • Work closely with R&D counterparts and key stake holders for onboarding onto the connectivity platform
  • Help architects and management staff envision product direction
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to team members
  • Hiring strong and diverse talent to strengthen the team



Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science or a related discipline with at least 10 years of experience
  • Demonstrated experience architecting and developing large enterprise scale distributed, high performance platforms
  • Very strong technical skills with the ability to evaluate key technical proposals and hire and mentor excellent engineers
  • Experience building, onboarding and maintaining metadata repositories and data management platforms is essential
  • Experience with Java/Scala, Linux scripting, container technologies like Docker/Kubernetes and cloud architectures
  • Experience through the entire platform development lifecycle, building platforms from the ground up, onboarding stakeholders on the platform as well as supporting successful adoption of products and customers on the platform.
  • Excellent presentation skills, sharing technical decisions and discuss complex technical details with cross-functional teams, executives and external partners
  • Working knowledge on technologies around persistence, search, graph and distributed technologies
  • Experience delivering products on AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Deep knowledge of Spark and Big Data technologies.
  • Knowledge on secure development practices


City: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

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Community / Marketing Title: Principal Software Engineer

Company Profile:

Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Limited

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The Hiring Process

Apply for an open role via our Career Page or through an Internal Referral. While you're waiting to hear back from our Talent Acquisition Team, visit, our Informatica social channels, and Glassdoor. Doing so will give you insight into who we are, what we do, and why you should join our team.

If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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