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Principal Software Engineer

Location: Redwood City, CA, USA


Job Number: 33279

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

External Description:

Principal Software Engineer


Excited to join the team that is building the next generation Enterprise Cloud product portfolio? You are in the right place! Informatica is on an ambitious Cloud mission to discover, analyze, map, and integrate all data and information flows in the enterprise, providing intelligence that allows customers to unlock the power of data. We empower customers to understand and manage master data flows across systems, address data security risks, and govern data quality & data flows/Integration in the enterprise. 

We’re currently looking for a Principal Software Engineer with experience in building enterprise cloud products with hyper scale to join our Cloud Platform team in Bangalore and be part of our cloud journey. 

Job Summary  

As a Principal Engineer, you will be playing a vital role in designing, building, and enhancing our enterprise cloud platform capabilities. You will take a lead in creating cloud services and frameworks, providing technical leadership on cloud computing and automation best practices, while designing systems that work with multiple cloud platforms. 

Here's What You'll Be Doing 

  • Own, design, develop, lead and deliver highly scalable cloud applications/frameworks. 
  • Work with product management, architects and engineering leaders to understand the vision, product roadmap, and build forward looking cloud architecture & design. 
  • Lead end-to-end feature development and follow through with other team members to ensure high quality and predictable delivery 
  • Research emerging technologies and evaluate how they can be integrated into INFA’s cloud platform 
  • Demonstrate the “why” part of decisions with pros and cons and the ability to make data-driven decisions; successfully convey the same to stakeholders. 
  • Get application feedback from telemetry, product feedback from customers representatives like the support org, quality feedback from test engineering and keep refining the product iteratively 
  • Contribute to DEVOPS development activities and complex deployment tasks 
  • Build good technical and architectural knowledge of areas beyond the scope of team or your area of expertise 
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest tools and solutions that will best serve the business 
  • Advise and educate stakeholders on the benefits of proposed approaches to software and solutions development 

Key Essentials   

  • Strong experience in J2EE, Spring Framework, Persistence Framework (ORM), Web service protocol stack  
  • Proven expertise in cloud architecture and implementation with features like multi-tenancy, high availability, telemetry, elasticity and security. 
  • Well-versed in distributed systems, microservices architecture, Kubernetes, containerization, event-driven architecture and cloud-native delivery tools with low latency responses 
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience in tools like Sumologic, Splunk, AppDynamics, NewRelic, the ELK stack, OpenTracing, Grafana and Prometheus  
  • Experience in developing full-stack cloud applications which can work with multiple cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle Cloud…) 
  • Experienced in building systems from scratch and integrating across services and components; knowledgeable on what “off the shelf” components are available, including open source; ability to make decisions on what to reuse and what to develop.  
  • “Know and Own what you build”: Intimately familiar with core system concepts for Linux. Can do capacity planning for cloud deployments. Knows how to define and build monitoring and measurement metrics with a strong emphasis on automation and development/operational efficiency. 
  • Efficiency, Performance, and scalability: Have implemented complex systems that can perform and scale well under load using minimum resources. 
  • Excellent knowledge and experience on cloud non-functional requirements; ability to quantify their benefits and incorporate in the design with no compromise on cloud-first design 
  • Firm grasp of API strategies and best practices, experience in handling high volume transactions, data transfers, data limits, metering, and throttling  

Good to have:  

  • Working knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, IaC, Terraform, Ansible, test automation frameworks, Git Repository 
  • Working knowledge of React.js, jQuery, Node.js. 
  • Experience supporting services in a 24/7 production environment 

Education / Experience  

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
  • 8+ years’ experience in software engineering 
  • 4+ years’ experience in designing and delivering cloud applications with high scale cloud product delivery 
  • Strong experience in Kubernetes, Networks, Security, Distributed systems with hyper-scale and very hyper volume systems 


City: Redwood City

State: California

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

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Where data is poised for greatness

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 help us create a world where data is poised for greatness.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

We’re driven by our DATA values and we are passionate about building and delivering solutions that accelerate data innovations.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Inclusion, diversity, equality and belonging (IDEB) – our commitment to fostering a culture that celebrates our unique differences 
  • Comprehensive and competitive health and wellness benefits, including paid parental leave and adoption benefits, and 401k plan or international pension/retirement plans
  • Flexible time-off policy and hybrid working practices
  • Global recognition program for employees and leaders to reward and recognize each other
  • Global learning organization with mentorship opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program to support your professional and personal growth
  • Equity opportunities and a robust employee stock purchase program (ESPP)
  • Comprehensive Mental Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit
  • Referral Bonuses

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.

Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, empowers businesses to realize the transformative power of data. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC), powered by AI and a cloud-first, cloud-native, end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, empowering enterprises to modernize and advance their data strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. For more information, visit us at www.informatica.com, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.



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