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Principal Software Engineer

DiligentFull-time$100k - $260k*Bengaluru, IndiaMar 27, 2024
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About Us

Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

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Position Overview

As a Principal Engineer, you'll be the mastermind behind creating strong, scalable, and secure microservices for our SaaS platform, making governance a breeze for our customers. You'll use the power of AWS to build Serverless solutions, either starting from scratch or helping move services to Serverless. Working with our core governance teams, you and your team take charge of everything - from writing code to deploying and monitoring. You lead discussions on how things should be set up and regularly showcase your work to the whole department. Join us and simplify the world of governance technology!

Key Responsibilities 

  • Dive into the exciting realm of designing and implementing secure, scalable solutions using AWS Serverless technology. Unleash your coding prowess, ensuring top-notch quality by embracing SOLID principles, and infuse your creations with robust testing and observability
  • Collaborate seamlessly with diverse teams, serving as the catalyst for optimizing development and delivery experiences. Picture a world where productivity soars, and regular deployments to production become second nature.
  • But it doesn't end there – as a mentor, coach, and guide to the next generation of developers, you'll play a pivotal role in fostering growth and learning. Elevate your team through constructive code reviews, sharing technical insights, and collectively journeying towards new heights of innovation. Get ready for a role that's not just about writing code; it's about crafting a future where excellence is the standard!


Required Experience/Skills 

  • Experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Strong ability to architect for product requirements and implement them in a simple and efficient manner
  • Solid foundation in system architecture, API, and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Hands-on experience in designing and developing complex, scalable, fault- tolerant, high-performance microservices for SaaS platform.
  • Strive to push forward our Serverless tech vision and are an advocate for engineering best practices
  • Experience in technical leadership and guiding other developers to improve product quality and team efficiency.
  • Experience working in Agile development and knowledge of Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience in providing the solution to various use case/ business problems using various cloud services like AWS, Azure to build enterprise level application.
  • Experience in creating single page applications with React/Angular and working with backend services using Node JS/Typescript.

Why you’ll love working here

  1. You’ll be working in a Serverless organization that strives to primarily develop solutions in a Serverless fashion on AWS. 
  2. You’ll be rapidly learning with our structured training programs and our company culture that emphasizes continuous teaching and coaching. 
  3. You’ll have a high impact in the world by building software that improves the daily experience of employees and citizens all around the world.
  4. You’ll be paid well and enjoy great benefits, paid days off to volunteer in your community, and other perks to keep your mind and body healthy.

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, global days of service, comprehensive health benefits, meeting free days, generous time off policy and wellness programs to name a few
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 


We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent's EEO Policy and Know Your Rights. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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