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Principal Software Engineer (Discovery) 592

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Posted 4 days ago

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$120k - $160k



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  • Join Protegrity, a global data privacy software company, in making a significant impact on data protection solutions while advancing technological capabilities.

  • Lead product architecture and technical team as a Principal Engineer, driving innovation and ensuring product success.

  • Opportunity for professional growth through exposure to cutting-edge technologies, mentorship, and impactful contributions to global projects.


The global data privacy software market is projected to grow from $ billion in 2022 to $ billion by 2029.

So, if you are searching for an innovative career, then the cybersecurity industry might just be the one for you. Protegrity, an international provider of data protection solutions, is looking for new team members who want to make an impact in a company that prioritizes something we all care about: our privacy.

We need people who recognize the opportunity, can plan effectively, take action and execute in the enterprise marketplace with our intuitive, diverse, and future-forward global teams.

So, are you up for collaborating with the best in data security?

Join us on this journey and make an impact with one of the top 25 global software providers. We look forward to making our world become a better place with you on our team.

Apply and discover what’s next today!

Protegrity is seeking a passionate and talented Principal Engineer to join our Discover team. This position is a remote role.

This job is for you if:

As a Principal Engineer, you will influence product direction and lead the technical team while mentoring others. Your responsibilities will be designing, implementing, and delivering well-engineered products that provide high value to our customers in the shortest possible time.

You must have a strong understanding of product level requirements and possess the technical knowledge and experience required for leading the design and architecture of secure, performant, and scalable software systems.

You should possess the enthusiasm and entrepreneurial skills needed to excel in a semi-unstructured environment within a matrixed growth organization focused products for the enterprise market.

Overall, your role as a Principal Engineer will be critical to our success in driving innovation and advancing our technological capabilities to our customer’s benefit.

Please submit resumes in English


  • Driving the product architecture and ensuring that it is robust, scalable, performant, testable, and easily maintainable

  • Leading the scrum team from a technical perspective, mentoring team members, and providing guidance as needed to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality software in a timely manner.

  • Accurately reflecting any risks or roadblocks encountered during development to stakeholders, and proactively implementing strategies to mitigate these issues when possible.

  • Leveraging your extensive skills and industry experience to develop and implement best practices that drive long-term sustainable growth of the company's technological capabilities.

  • Building and maintaining a trusted relationship with all stakeholders, including customers, leadership, and other departments, through effective communication and collaboration.


  • Fluent in English both written and verbal

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.

  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in designing, developing, and implementingAPI based scalable distributed software systems.

  • 12+ years delivering products with cloud-based development (AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Strong skills in software engineering and architecture principles (such as OOP, SOLID, TDD, DDD, BDD).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Experience working in an Agile environment and strong understanding of Scrum methodologies.

  • A proven track record of owning a product's architecture and making it robust, scalable, performant, testable, and easily maintained.

  • Leadership skills to technically lead a scrum team, mentor team members, and provide guidance as needed.

  • A commitment to delivering high-quality working software in a timely manner while quickly and transparently reflecting any risks or roadblocks encountered.

  • Knowledge of industry best practices and emerging trends to develop and implement best practices and trusted advice to drive long-term sustainable growth, while building a most-trusted relationship with all stakeholders.

  • SolidKnowledge of Data Protection, Privacy and Security Preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in Python required

  • Advanced proficiency in k8s preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in Docker required

  • Advanced proficiency in OpenSearch (/Elastic Stack)preferred

  • Advanced proficiency in Parallelism & concurrency required

  • Advanced proficiency in Micro Services required

  • Advanced proficiency in Linux required

Why Choose Protegrity:

  • We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package as well as the excitement, challenges, and rewards of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company.

  • Become a member of a leading Data Protection, Privacy and Security company during one of the best market opportunities to come along in a generation.

  • Competitive Compensation/Total Reward Packages that include:

  • Health Benefits (Health/Dental/Vision)

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Flexible Fridays with approval

  • 401K

  • Annual Bonus Incentives

  • Commission Plan with accelerators

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Work on global projects with diverse, energetic, team members who respect each other and celebrate differences.

  • Remote workforce

Working Model:

  • This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend on-site meetings only occasionally based on business needs. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.

Protegrity is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits with generous vacation and holiday time off. All employees are also provided access to ongoing learning & development.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace is our priority. We are committed to an environment of acceptance where you are free to bring your full self to work. All qualified applicants and current employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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