Principal Engineer

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: February 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1477657907
Adecco Executive Recruitment is currently searching for candidates for the job of Principal Engineer for its client in New York City. You will serve as the Technical Lead responsible for the delivery of enterprise data services and data management in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment leveraging a hosted enterprise MDM platform for data management. You will be working with multiple agile development teams to produce a consistent set of data services that can be utilized for data collection, transformation, management, and distribution across multiple work streams: Master Data Management (MDM), Analytics, e-Commerce and Enterprise Content Management (ECMS) as well as operational applications. The ideal candidate will drive and champion test-driven and agile development, as well as promoting and evolving best practices within the organization. The Sr. Software Engineer should be hands on, detail oriented, self-directed, self-motivated, with a strong capacity for working successfully and flexibly with members across the organization.


Serve as Technical Lead working in partnership with Architecture, Master Data Management and CMS teams to design, develop and deliver data and integration services across multiple technology domains
Ensure that code adheres to strict standards and best practices for accessibility, security, object-oriented practices, quality and performance
Identify ways to package new and existing services and capabilities to provide a comprehensive SOA-based platform for data collection and distribution
Model, design, and code REST-based web services, service wrappers, service interfaces, APIs, messaging systems (e.g. via ESB technologies) and other integration patterns as may be required
Model and implement solutions for different deployment and continuous integration scenarios, and assist in the development of a build/deploy environment
Design databases and data messages exchanged among systems based on evolving standards in the domain
Design and build a reusable, expandable and scalable data services platform that will integrate data from various sources and interfaces that include structured and un-structured data sources
Produce documentation of standards and guidelines for technical and functional audiences, to include working code examples and interface definitions and templates.
Provide leadership, mentoring, and technical training to other data service team members.
Have strong Agile mentality and skills and be capable of and willing to coach and support the team
Be a hands on coder who leads by example

You will have:

Strong communications skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people and work with a variety of internal and external development groups
Good foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in basic data structures, graphs, algorithms, JVM concurrency, thread-safe design, OO design and services architecture
Experience in software performance, scalability, maintainability, reusability and security
Proponent of Agile practices, scrum and test driven development. Capable and willing to support the scrum master and coach the team as needed
Ability to lead design sessions, provide guidance on development tasking and participate in architecture and code reviews
Ability and desire to work both independently as well as within a team involving technical partners and domain subject matter experts to consistently develop and implement high quality, secure, scalable software within expected time and budget
Ability and desire to operate in a fast paced agile environment with ability to change rapidly


Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
Minimum seven (7) years experience in software engineering and design
Minimum four (3) years experience in back-end data platforms
Minimum two (2) years experience as a Technical Lead or equivalent designing implementations, and leading, guiding and mentoring team members to adhere to coding standards and best practices
Strong core Java, OOD, Design Patterns, SOA, REST-based web services
Proficiency with XML/XLST/JSON/JSON-LD
Knowledge of open source technology such as Linux and Apache stacks
Maven, Jenkins or other continuous integration
Experience with messaging and ESB
Experience with AWS services such as Kafka, Lambda and S3
Test driven development (TDD) methodology and tools
Demonstrable knowledge of both stream and ETL/Batch data aggregation patterns
Multiple DBMS storage engines, models and access methods (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle)
Experience with NoSQL, such as MongoDB, Graph database (OrientDB, Neo4J, or Blazegraph)

In addition, the following experience is beneficial:

Experience with Master Data Management, Data Warehousing and Analytics
Experience in web-publishing and product delivery
Experience with WS02 API/ESB Management
Experience with Scala, Python, Redshift

Qualified candidates email your CV to for immediate consideration.

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