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Principal Software Engineer

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 11/16/2018 Job Number: 3140

The Principal Software Engineer is a hands-on developer with primary responsibility for developing products for internal and external customers utilizing C#, React/Redux, HTML, and CSS. You will work closely with others on the technology team to develop software solutions to meet the needs of business partners. Executes all phases of software development lifecycle using an agile methodology.


  • Strong knowledge and experience with C#

  • Experience with frontend web-based development, or equivalent (e.g. React, Redux, ASP.NET MVC)

  • Help to estimate the size of the effort required to complete complex, moderate to large scale software enhancements and maintenance

  • Assist in the support of software systems to troubleshoot and resolve issues, this includes communicating with business partners and the technology team regarding problems, investigating issues, and performing problem resolution

  • Document resolutions appropriately, escalates issues as needed, mentor and coach less-experienced developers and designers within the company

  • Knowledge of RDBMS implementations (query optimization, index generation, caching).

  • Experience with MS SQL Server

  • Solid experience developing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and understanding the impact of this architecture in a deployment environment

  • Experience developing JS, CSS, HTML sites

  • Experience designing and implementing web services via REST APIs.

  • Develop Single Page Web Applications using the React/Redux frameworks

  • Experience designing, developing, and shipping v1 applications

  • Demonstrated experience with best SDLC practices: coding standards, reviews, code management, build processes, and testing

  • History of successfully developing software following an Agile methodology


  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, MIS, or IT related from an accredited institution

  • 10+ years of experience in software development

  • Professional Association/volunteer engagement

  • Global experience

  • Multi lingual

  • Cultural sensitivity

  • Previous experience/knowledge within the Information and Cyber Security community

  • Experience and understanding of progressive enhancement design philosophy

  • Experience with Kentico EMS

  • Experience with Azure Cloud

  • Experience working with a combined in house and outsourced team

  • Knowledge of Agile Lean

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