Principal Software Engineer

Engineering Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Position at Logitech

The Role:

Logitech is the world’s leading provider of personal peripherals that connect people in a natural, intuitive way to the digital experiences they care about.  Our product design group strives to develop products with a powerful blend of artistic design, surprising science, and innovation driven by consumer insight.   Focused on innovation and quality, we want to change the way people use our peripherals by offering more comfortable, fun, productive, convenient, delightful and seamless experience with the digital world!
A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want.  Our Creativity, Productivity and Gaming Engineering group is actively looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to work on our next generation software for productivity peripherals.   You will be responsible for overall system design and development efforts. You will be a critical member of a team that includes software, design and validation.  You will be responsible for optimizing core aspects of the software that are critical to product design and experience.

Your Contribution

  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

  • Adapt SOLID principles in creating design specification & collaborate project architectural requirements

  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards

  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team

  • Strong sense of ownership and commitment to writing understandable, maintainable, and reusable software.

  • Provide debugging & troubleshooting skill

  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

  • Develop in a continuous integration / continuous delivery environment

Required Skill sets

  • 10+ years of software development experience in JavaScript.

  • 6+ years of design and development experience using Node.js

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in designing and developing RESTful API’s. using NodeJS

  • Experience  in ReactJs/Angular

  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture

  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods

  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles

  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail

  • High quality organizational and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

  • Secure coding for web applications, online commerce experience. 

  • Experience in test driven development.

  • Experience in AWS DynamoDB, Lambda, API Gateway, Cloudwatch

  • Experience in Kubernetes/Docker/Kafka is a plus.

  • Knowledge of web security, common vulnerabilities and their mitigations.

  • BE in Computer Science or equivalent technical field

  • Familiar with any agile methodology is a plus


B.E in Computer Science / IT or a related technical field or equivalent industry expertise.

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.


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