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Principal Software Engineer

Keywords / Skills : Principal Software Engineer

Posted: 2019-09-25

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25th Sep 2019
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Our Team

The Enterprise Information Catalog team is part of Informatica’s Core Metadata Group. Enterprise Information Catalog is Informatica's machine-learning-based data catalog that lets you classify and organize data assets across cloud, on-premises, and big data. It provides maximum value and reuse of data across the enterprise.

 Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer with a proven record of developing and delivering enterprise class software to join the CMG group. In this role, you will be responsible for design, development and delivery of a significant aspect of the metadata product, primarily in the metadata foundation platform. You will own and deliver parts of enterprise-ready data processing that can work on Cloud as well as on-premise. You will work in a fast paced environment delivering product and feature increments in short iterations. Your technical skills will be very critical to deliver product functionalities across releases.


Our Ideal Candidate

We want you to be a strong technical member with excellent coding skills. We would like you to embrace complex problems and provide a practical and strong solution. Your technical capability to understand the product in a short time and adapt to new circumstances will be well received.  Having an excellent sense of time management to meet deadlines is quite important. You will also be required to help your peers to meet their goals and set an example for good work procedures.

 Your Responsibilities

As an integral part of the CMG, R&D team you will be responsible for the following –

  1. Leading design and integration for the new features
  2. Writing high quality code using your in-depth knowledge of Java, object oriented concepts, algorithms and data structures.
  3. Collaborating effectively with peer engineers, and architects to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas to deliver end-to-end components & features.
  4. Gathering and interpreting broad requirement specifications from customers/Product Management that are not yet fully defined.
  5. Producing techno-functional specs and designs based on high level requirements.
  6. Estimating efforts, identify risks, meet project schedules.
  7. Be a proven performer and team player that enjoy challenging assignments in a high-energy and fast growing distributed workplace
  8. Working in an agile software development team delivering product and feature increments in short iterations
  9. Mentoring and providing technical guidance to other team members


Your Qualifications

-BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related fields.
-8+ years of experience in developing innovative enterprise products

-Excellent coding and design skills in Java server side technologies

-Experience with Eclipse, Maven, Linux, Tomcat is mandatory

-Working experience in Hadoop technologies like Hbase, JanusGraph, Solr is a plus
-Good working knowledge of Hadoop infrastructure like YARN, Ambari and distributions like Cloudera, HortonWorks, MapR is a plus

-Good working knowledge of AWS/Azure is a plus

-Familiarity with open-source frameworks and API standards.
-Strong understanding of Object oriented design and programming.
-Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills.
-Ability to quickly learn new technologies in a dynamic environment.
-Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
-Familiarity with Agile process will be an added advantage

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