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Principal Software Engineer

Company Name:
Arca24.com
Salary period: Annual
Principal Software Engineer Santa Clara, CA 9 Month Contract
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This position will be responsible for supporting production systems in SAAS environment. The candidate needs to have in depth knowledge of IIS/Apache webservers, Apache Tomcat, openssl and other Middleware technologies. Should be fast learner and able to troubleshoot problems quickly. Knowledge of Autosys, Willy, Shell Scripting is a big plus. Candidates having exposure to hardening web Servers, applications and systems will be given preference. The candidate should have 24x7 production support experience, problem solving and need to have experience and good understanding of Network, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Databases etc. Experience in working in a PCI environment is a big plus.
Major Job Duties:
Design and code, often for the most complex units/modules/products that meet functional and business requirements on schedule and within budget. Perform unit/module testing of software to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications. Fix bugs, add enhancements, and convert software to other platforms. Assist quality assurance team by providing assistance to testers and support personnel as needed to determine system problems. Collaborate with quality assurance in creation of their test plans and participate in reviews. Evaluate impact of software performance, and recommend changes to software design team. Perform strategic research and design for a major technical area. Design patentable technology and propose and review patent applications. Lead improvement of development processes and procedures. May perform development project management responsibilities including development and maintenance project plans. Design, plan, and coordinate the activities of project teams. Communicate project status to all interested parties and ensure team stays on track to satisfy business needs and client expectations. Ensure completeness and quality of all project deliverables. Manage change control process through the life of project. Identify and escalates issues and when necessary, pull appropriate teams together to solve challenge/issue, etc. Recognize potential risks and implement course of action to address them appropriately. Work with marketing and product management to ensure client technology is positioned effectively. Advise development groups on technical matters as required. Hold internal education classes to raise the technical knowledge base. Mentor, train and develop Software Engineers. Meet with customers and the field to discuss their technical issues and requirements.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline Master's degree or global equivalent preferred 7+ years of experience (5+ with a Master's Degree) in software development, Level 2 Support or related field 24x7 production support experience Experience and good understanding of Network, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Databases etc. In-depth knowledge of IIS/Apache webservers, Apache Tomcat, openssl and other Middleware technologies. Should be fast learner and able to troubleshoot problems quickly. Knowledge of Autosys, Willy, Shell Scripting a big plus Exposure to hardening web Servers, applications and systems preferred Experience in working in a PCI environment a big plus Technical expertise with in-depth programming and product knowledge and strong technical skills combined with project management ability Strong technical leadership skills Strong communications skills Strong teamwork skills for cross-group cooperation Strong technical knowledge across the industry Strong self-motivational drive Strong writing skills Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand complexities and how components connect and relate to each other Ability to perform under pressure Ability to prioritize workload Coaching and mentoring skills Awareness of language and cultural issues related to localization of software No option for work from home for this position Must pass a drug test and extensive background check
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