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Lead Software Engineer_ C++

Keywords / Skills : Lead Software Engineer_ C++

Posted: 2019-09-12

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12th Sep 2019
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Job Description

Our Team

Informatica’s Platform Adapter group is responsible for Informatica’s ever expanding data connectivity needs. It’s ‘Universal Connectivity’ theme drives Informatica’s vendor neutrality claim and serves as one of the key differentiators over our competitors. Informatica adapters provide connectivity to a wide variety of interfaces, prominent among them being Relational systems, Data warehouse appliances, Hadoop connectors, Web service endpoints and various ERP systems.

The Adapter product team is responsible for research, development and delivery of connectivity needs to the Informatica Platform that is at the core of Informatica’s products. The adapters need to not only be highly performing, scalable and extensible, but also needs to provide differentiated and advanced features such as change data capture, push down optimization, filtering and update strategy to name a few.

Your Opportunity

The position is suited for highly motivated and energetic individuals with a desire to work on the development of high-performance products. You will work on delivering new products/product features in an environment that spans all flavors of Unix/Windows operating systems. You will work across multiple product lines and deliver solutions that benefit customers.

Research and development include areas such as: 
  • Influence and champion Connectivity frameworks (Software Development Kits) to enable productive development of Connectivity solutions. This would include frameworks necessary on our Development Tools as well as our Runtime-platform side.
  • Influence product direction and architecture while developing our next generation Connectivity solutions. There is a significant future architectural direction (based on model-driven architecture) and this position involves influencing, defining and refining this for the needs of this product area.
  • Sustaining product base by responding to reported problems, investigating the cause and working out solutions.
  • Supporting Product Management on POC’s and Customer engagements.
  • Provide technical leadership focusing on research & development of new solutions while enhancing and maintaining existing products.
  • Deliver high quality products.
  • Product extensibility, including SDK/API definition for metadata, data and management components of products.

 Our Ideal Candidate

One who has advanced problem-solving skills and technical aptitudes that will allow one to adapt to new circumstances and learn quickly when facing new problems and challenges. One who constantly thinks of innovating and creating great products and features that will solve real customer needs.

Your Responsibilities

As part of the Development team, you will be responsible for

Active participation in Designing new products and features
  • Development of components or features as part of a development team
  • Take the products/features through the full software development life cycle and deliver compelling customer experiences
  • Mentor junior members in the team
  • Proactively research and investigate external products and technologies identifying emerging trends and revise software development best practices to take advantage of these
  • Help architects and management staff envision product direction
  • Perform an advisory role in several features of a release
  • Pro-actively review and ensure best design and implementation of features within the team 

Your Qualifications
  • Strong academic background - BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science from top schools.
  • Strong background in product development particularly in SDK/framework level software. Good focus on performance and design issues and expertise with building large-scale enterprise products is desirable.
  • 3-6 years of Enterprise Software Development experience with a strong technical background of complex software product development – at a Senior Engineer level or higher.
  • Strong experience in C++/C with OS level system programming for IPC, RPC. Experience in core JAVA is an advantage.
  • Knowledge & experience with internals and usage of any database or data warehouse appliance will be of great advantage.
  • Good background in RDBMS concepts with exposure to database API’s like ODBC, Oracle CLI, DB-Library will be preferred.
  • Experience working with Partners and across Organizations would be an added advantage.
  • Capability of working with a wide range of complex computing environment.
  • Ability to apply abstract concepts and innovative ideas to business problems.
  • Hands-on experience installing, configuring, analyzing, optimizing performance, and troubleshooting systems and system related technology.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • The candidate should have prior experience dealing with full product development lifecycles and multiple releases, preferably of large enterprise software products.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in developing high performance software products especially with C++ language.
  • Experience with Data Integration, Data Warehouse application development is a strong plus.
  • Good hands-on experience with Java will be preferred.

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