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Principal SW Engineer



Bangalore, Karnataka




  • Gathering functional requirements, developing technical specifications, and project & test planning
  • Designing/developing Desktop Applications, prototypes, or proofs of concepts (POC’s).
  • Demonstrate tech   leadership:   Mentoring   junior   engineers,   new   team members, and applying technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems
  • Ability to navigate Intuit towards Ecosystems and Platform to be steward in visioning short- and long-term trade-offs across business and technology.
  • Own the current and future state and drive delivery through clear and bite size    Support   execution   teams   with   complex   development   and operational challenges through hands-on technical leadership via code design and contributions
  • Applies left   shift   mindset   and   plays   various   roles   of   DEV,   QE   and   Ops throughout the development life cycle and owns the E2E quality of the deliverable.
  • Work cross-functionally   with   various   Intuit   teams:   product   management, QA/QE, various product lines, or business units to drive forward results
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the project. Hands-on in coding

Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM methodologies


  • 15+ years’   experience   architecting   and   designing   desktop   solutions   on Windows and SAAS offerings; Hands on (50% time spent on coding/code reviews)
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience with Object Oriented Languages (OOD), C++, C# and .Net.
  • Rich UI Development experience
  • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong experience in the Software design/architecture process
  • Worked on highly complex technical challenges delivering durable capability that was leveraged across the organization
  • Demonstrated lead with scale —understands the holistic view, work across boundaries at which systems collide and intersect; define interfaces. Exceled at delivering outcomes within and across other organizations and removed mismatches between   organizational,   technological   and   governance boundaries
  • Demonstrated Evaluation of leading industry trends, and provided recommendations on new and emerging technologies to meet business goals or simplify existing processes
  • Experience with unit testing & Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience developing, maintaining, and innovating desktop-based C++ applications.


Scope of work:

  • Apply full understanding of the software engineering discipline (they are a master of their discipline)  and industry  best practices  plus  creativity  to effectively design, implement, and support SW products and services.
  • Work on significant assignments that are broad in scope and complexity and, cover a wide range of issues.
  • Discover and evaluate the most relevant factors to be considered in the creation, design, implementation or modification of software and services.
  • Exercise independent judgment in the selection of methods and techniques used to deliver software and services. Considers build, buy and partnering alternatives in the selection process.
  • Create formal internal and external networks outside of own area of expertise to leverage things such as best practices and technologies.
  • Coach and mentor other engineers on methods and techniques.
  • Coordinate technical dependencies with other teams.
  • Influence business strategy with expertise on technology drivers and trends and creates the technology vision. Ensure clarity of business and technology strategy and its enabling capabilities
  • Measure and optimize efficiency, effectiveness, and agility of technology
  • (Availability, performance, required tech + operational excellence)
  • Identify, analyze, and remediate root causes of systemic technical issues.
  • Accountable for sound technical design artifacts
  • Ensure quality metrics and technical debt goals are actively managed
  • Assess and revise (if necessary) tradeoffs during execution
  • Accountable for adoption  of  Intuit standards,   best practices,  and  design patterns
  • De-risk and assist execution teams in solving complex technical problems

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