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Principal Software Engineer

Location: Maidenhead SL6, UK


Job Number: 34361

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

External Description:

Informatica is currently looking for a Principal Software Engineer with experience in designing and developing large scale distributed enterprise applications and platform services to join our team in Maidenhead. 

Job Summary

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the Informatica Cloud Database Ingestion Service – a service that enables you to ingest data, at scale, from selected data sources and transfer the data with low latency to messaging systems and big data targets. In the role of Principal Software Engineer, you must be able to work and adapt in a fluid, fast-paced environment. Working as the Principal Software Engineer you must have strong technical, communication, collaboration, and leadership skills 

Technology You’ll Use:

  • Worked with data-intensive and multi-threaded products with high performance and scalability requirements
  • Strong programming skills and significant Java programming experience
  • Relational databases, cloud data warehouses and data lakes
  • Deep understanding of web service technologies (HTTP, REST, JSON)
  • Java application servers (Tomcat, Jetty)
  • Spring Boot
  • Experience in using IDE and build tools (Eclipse or IntelliJ, Maven, Jenkins)
  • Developing on multiple platforms (Windows, Linux)
  • Testing frameworks (JUnit, TestNG)
  • Familiarity with open-source frameworks and API standards
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills 

What You’ll Do

  • You will be involved in developing a solution on Informatica’s microservices based cloud platform and services, using the latest cutting-edge cloud technologies

Key Essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 7+ years of enterprise software development experience
  • Investigate, design, and develop the features individually or within a small team
  • Lead feature development and follow through with other team members to ensure high quality and predictable delivery
  • Provide detailed estimates of projects and meet project schedules
  • Work with the QA team to ensure minimal regressions and comprehensive testing
  • Give sprint demos to PMs and other stake holders to show progress against requirements
  • Participate in internal/cross team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical documentation
  • Assisting customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems
  • Responsible for performance and scalability of the features
  • Provide technical guidance to other team members 

What Does Success Look Like?

  • You are an experienced software engineer who has deep system expertise
  • You have experience in developing large scale distributed enterprise application and platform services
  • You enjoy working on technically challenging projects
  • You are willing to work on many different projects and interested in assuming various responsibilities
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-pace development environment, self-motivated with strong inter-personal and communication skills 

Nice to Have

  • Messaging technologies (Kafka)
  • Web client technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Docker
  • C/C++

City: Maidenhead


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.

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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

At Informatica we know diversity drives innovation. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to maintaining a work environment free from discrimination, one where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and Informatica policy.

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.

Travel Requirement: Limited

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