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Principal Software Engineer

Location Westwood, Massachusetts Req. Number206412-1 Category IT, Technology, Digital Technology, Data Science & Engineering, Software Engineering & Cloud, Corporate Full/Part Time F Shift 1st Shift

Description

Your role as Principal of Software Engineering is to work with architecture and engineering teams to produce high-quality technology solutions. You will have the autonomy to lead, design and develop innovative solutions to some of the most challenging technical issues. As Principal, you will serve as a peer-leader tasked with pursuing cutting-edge initiatives and solutions. The breadth of Citizens operations ensures a diversity of projects as the bank pivots towards innovation and customer experience.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Leading in an environment rapidly transforming to the Agile methodology, adhering to best practices and collaborating effectively with your team mates.
  • Collaborating and contributing insights to solution design, ensuring success of the product and adherence to enterprise architecture principles.
  • Designing, modifying, developing and implementing software solutions. Building modern, architecturally sound components, tools and applications to meet mission-driven strategic business goals.
  • Infusing quality of service characteristics, such as scalability, manageability and maintainability, into distributed service-based framework to create or expand business or technical capabilities. 
  • Employing industry best practices to evaluate, correct and prevent vulnerabilities during the software development process. 
  • Serving as a peer-leader, encouraging a culture of innovation and accountability while adhering to Agile best practices.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:
  • 7+ years of hands-on, full-stack software development, with proven experience in developing and supporting commercial software products which were sold to non-technical customers in vertical markets
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor software engineers
  • 5+ years experience in querying, analyzing and managing big data
  • Mastery of multiple programming languages, including at least one modern front-end framework (Angular/React/Vue), such as Python, Java, JavaScript, Golang, C, C++, etc. 
  • AWS/AZURE/GCP experience, including managing sensitive assets
  • Bash and Linux experience
  • Experience with CICD pipeline (CircleCI, Jenkins, or equivalent)
  • Strong communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Cloud certifications such as AWS Solutions Architect
  • Thorough understanding of data structures such as linked lists, hashmaps, graphs etc.
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience in the financial services industry, developing solutions for consumer banking, portfolio management, trading, compliance or wealth management
  • Understanding of banking systems and consumer banking operations
  • Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch and NoSQL data stores.
  • Big data experience with technologies like Hadoop and Spark.
Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline required
  • Master's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline preferred
Hours and Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F

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Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, colleague or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, genetic characteristic, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, family status/parenthood, victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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