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Principal Software Engineer

State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Principal Software Engineer (multiple positions) (State Street Bank and Trust Company; Boston, MA): Leading technical contributor to the enhancement and maintenance of one or more Charles River IMS modules or components as part of an agile scrum team. Provide engineering troubleshooting assistance to customer support teams and other development teams within Charles River. Specific duties of this role include: Drive technical excellence by working independently to analyze, design, develop, test, and debug large and complex software enhancements and solutions within Charles River’s business and technical problem domains including modifications to core frameworks and other primary facilities critical to system operation; Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to create simple and sustainable software solutions for complex problems; Provide thought leadership in the design of product architecture within and beyond the team’s scope of responsibility; Direct problem solving for projects or major phases of projects to resolve advanced software technical issues; Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages as well as keeping abreast of emerging technologies impactful to CRDs business; Provide informed guidance and critical analysis of proposed changes during code reviews; Write unit and automation tests to ensure a high quality end product; Identify ways of improving development test methodologies contribute to and related test methodology frameworks; Conduct manual tests to ensure a high quality end product; Provide expert level troubleshooting on large, mission critical client implementations; Actively assist team leaders in the agile software development process by adhering to and advancing the CRD scrum methodology, including attending all daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives; Plan and coordinate cross-team activities groups to complete assignments; Advise senior management on technical strategy; and Provide mentoring to junior and senior staff. Full-time telecommuting permitted pursuant to Company policy.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical field; plus 10 years in any occupation/title providing progressively responsible professional software engineering experience.

Total experience above must include 5 years of experience working with an Agile development methodology. Must also have the following: Authoritative experience with object-oriented programming, compiler or interpreter technologies, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages; Demonstrated problem solving abilities involving multi-tiered, high-performance database applications; Demonstrated ability to design and develop simple software solutions to business and technical problems of high complexity; Solid written and verbal communication skills; and Proven ability to work well with peers in a collaborative team environment. (Unless otherwise indicated, State Street is seeking the stated ability in the skills listed above with no specific number of years or amount of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently.)

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Salary Range:

$157,650 - $220,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.