Principal Software Engineer

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Job Number: 37216

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer

External Description:

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We're looking for a diverse group of collaborators who believe data has the power to improve society. Adventurous minds who value solving some of the world's most challenging problems. Here, employees are encouraged to push their boldest ideas forward, united by a passion to create a world where data improves the quality of life for people and businesses everywhere.

Principal Software Engineer - Distributed processing and Data Engineering

We're looking for a Principal Software Engineer to lead critical innovation efforts on our metadata platform, with a strong emphasis on data engineering to join us in Bangalore. We're particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Java, distributed computing, and working with data lakes using Spark and Iceberg or comparable technologies. Additionally, candidates with a background in developing Cloud Applications and familiarity with Kubernetes will have an added advantage.

You will report to the Senior Engineering Manager.

You will work with the core platform team responsible for managing data engineering platform.

Technology You'll Use

  • Java, Spark, Iceberg, Elasticsearch, Graph, Message Queues, Kubernetes, Argo etc.

Your Role Responsibilities? Here's What You'll Do

  • Lead the end-to-end development lifecycle of complex software products, from requirements gathering to deployment and maintenance.
  • Architect and design scalable, reliable, and high-performance systems using Iceberg, Graph, Elastic, and other relevant technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product managers, designers, and other engineers to define product requirements and specifications.
  • Develop programming environment with peer engineers, and architects spanning their respective areas to deliver end-to-end components and features.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior members of the engineering team.
  • Drive best practices for code quality, testing, and deployment automation.
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to ensure code quality and maintainability.
  • Handling customer escalations that are routed to R&D from Global customer support (would require you to re-prioritize your tasks).
  • Produce techno-functional specs and designs based on high-level requirements.
  • Be an amazing performer and team player who enjoys challenging assignments in a fast-growing distributed workplace.
  • Work in an Agile software development team delivering product and feature increments in short iterations.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our engineering processes and practices.

What We'd Like to See

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in software development, with a focus on building complex, scalable systems.
  • Proven expertise in designing and implementing software solutions using Spark, Iceberg, Graph, Elastic, and other relevant technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Java, Scala, Go.
  • Experience cloud-native development and deployment processes.
  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices architecture, and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a passion for tackling complex technical challenges.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • A proactive and self-motivated attitude with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

Perks & Benefits

  • Comprehensive health, vision, and wellness benefits (Paid parental leave, adoption benefits, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401k plan or international pension/retirement plans
  • Flexible time-off policy and hybrid working practices
  • Tuition reimbursement program to support your personal growth
  • Equity opportunities and an employee stock purchase program (ESPP)
  • Comprehensive Mental Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit

We're guided by our DATA values and passionate about building and delivering solutions that accelerate data innovations. We do that by creating an inclusive culture that celebrates and supports diversity. So, if your experience aligns but doesn't exactly match every qualification, apply anyway. You may be exactly who we need to fuel our future with innovative ideas and a thriving culture.

Informatica (NYSE: INFA), an Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, brings data and AI to life by empowering businesses to realize the transformative power of their most critical assets. We pioneered the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud™ that manages data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, democratizing data to advance business strategies. Customers in over 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica. www.informatica.com. Connect with LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Informatica. Where data and AI come to life.

City: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

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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.

Travel Requirement: Limited

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