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Principal Software Engineer (SF Bay Area)

Software Development | San Francisco, CA, USA | Full Time

Job Description

Do you have true passion for technology? Do like being hands on and also influencing the technical direction of a project? Do you like being the “go to” person on tough technical challenges? 

At Globant ( we are a new breed technology services provider focused on delivering innovative software solutions by leveraging emerging technologies and focusing on the Digital Journey of the customer. With that in mind we then combine strong Engineering and Creative Design to deliver digital products that are appealing to large audiences. 

Globant is the place where engineering, design and innovation meet scale. Over the past 12 years we have created a top tier organization of over 4.500 professionals working for companies like LinkedIn, Electronic Arts, WT, Zynga, M-GO and Google to name just a few. And as a global company listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: “GLOB”), we have consistently strove to develop our areas of expertise and concentrated them into 12 Studios, each one equipped with several practices designed to satisfy the expectations of the most demanding clients and global audiences.

At Globant we engage at all levels with passion, innovation and a near obsession for adding value to our clients with each interaction. As such we seek people with similar drive and ethics to join our growing team. Right now we are seeking several exceptional Principal Software Engineers to join our solutions engineering team. These positions will require a full-time presence in either San Francisco CA. Relocation is available for exceptional candidates. 

This role requires a deep passion and expertise for a domain of software engineering, with the ability to think big (strategic) and also deliver critical execution where/when needed. A hands on thinker and doer who embraces change and expanding Agile requirements. 

The Principal Software Engineer is a subject matter expert in one, or more, of the following areas:

  • Full stack JS development at scale using Angular and/or Bootstrap, OR
  • Java or Node or Python or .NET web services engineering at scale using OOA/D/F principals and frameworks, OR 
  • Big data and/or machine learning building NoSQL, MongoDB and/or Hadoop solutions at scale in the cloud, OR
  • Continuous integration / delivery within a DevOps environment that utilizes Python and/or Ruby, OR
  • Network architecture that employs F5 load balancing and the latest cloud/data center architecture at scale

The Principal Software Engineer is a resource for our engagement teams and often directly leads or consults on major projects. He/she should have better than average collaboration skills and also feel comfortable having technical discussions with Directors up to the CTO. 

The Principal Software Engineer should also have 7+ years experience and an undergraduate degree in computer science (masters is a plus) as well as an unrelenting curiosity that expresses itself through involvement in meetups or conferences or open source projects. 

Globant’s unique business model has led to many industry successes that include being selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur (2005); being named among the top 10 product engineering vendors (2011) by Global Services; being recognized among the top 10 vendors in mobile applications development (2012) by IDC Survey; being included in the 2010 Cool Vendor in Business Process Services Report by Gartner; and being featured as success case study at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and other top universities.

We seek to deliver the optimal blend of engineering, design, and innovation capabilities to harness the potential of emerging technologies and trends to meet our clients’ needs. We look at the software development process from these three different but complementary angles in a constant quest for new insights. Did we also mention that we like to geek out and have fun with contests, hackathons, and prototyping with partners like Google ATAP Group on the Project Ara platform? We also believe in showing our people how much we value them, which is why one of the many benefits we offer is a fully paid by company PPO health plan.

So if you would like to exercise your true potential, be mission critical to the product you are delivering, and be highly valued.....then please contact us today!

Globant is an EOE M/F/D/V. For many positions relocation is available if needed. Globant does not accept unsolicited 3rd party resumes.