Principal Software Engineer

Software Engineering United States Lehi, Utah


NetDocuments is the world’s #1 trusted cloud-based content management and productivity platform that helps legal professionals do their best work. We strive to win together through passionate hard work, exploring new things and recognizing every interaction matters. 
NetDocuments provides rewarding career growth in an inclusive, diverse environment where employees are encouraged to openly contribute creative ideas and innovation, backed by supportive peers and leadership working together to achieve our goals as a unified team. 
At our core, we are dedicated to empowering our employees to drive successful business outcomes and better user experiences for our customers and partners. Our customer-centric approach and employee enablement has allowed us to enjoy many accolades, including being named among the 2022 list of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Other recent awards include: 
  • Two-time winner (2021, 2022) Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune 
  • Two-time winner (2021, 2022) Utah’s Best Companies to Work for by Utah Business magazine 
  • 2022 Employee Appreciation and Employee Well Being by the Salt Lake Tribune 
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for the Technology Industry 
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Compensation & Benefits 
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Work-Life Flexibility 
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Remote Work 
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Top Managers 
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Compensation 
  • 2021 Coolest Tech Companies to Work for by Dev Mountain 
NetDocuments is a hybrid, remote-friendly workplace. Come join our team and work inspired each day! 
About the opportunity: 
NetDocuments is seeking a Principal Software Engineer who has deep knowledge and experience building full stack applications in a production environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise leading the technical direction for their team. This position will report to the Senior Director Engineering for AI.   
What your contributions will be: 
  • Lead a team of highly experienced Software Engineers as a technical lead 
  • This position will consist of 70% in the code and 30% mentoring other engineers 
  • Guide and mentor team development efforts towards successful project delivery 
  • Create and document architectural designs through diagrams and logical flows within Miro or similar tool 
  • Build and test new designs, formulations, materials, or systems for compliance with quality and/or performance standards 
  • Gauge platform performance and take corrective action to optimize system behavior 
  • Recommend and research new ideas and prove them out through POCs and POTs 
  • Determine operational feasibility by providing analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions 
  • Stay on the leading edge of development practices 
  • Partner with Product and Design counterparts 
  • Work side-by-side with key Principal and Distinguished Engineers to design and build scalable solutions 
  • Other duties as assigned 
What you will bring to the team: 
  • Strategic software development and design 
  • Research and analytical thinking skills 
  • Collaboration within a team environment 
  • Independent work with minimal oversight 
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies 
  • Business orientation and use case focus 
  • Self-directed 
  • High energy 
  • Detail-orientation 
  • Communication skills 
What you will need for success: 
  • Experience with at least one AI provider (OpenAI, Anthropic, Cohere, etc...) 
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience 
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical leadership role 
  • Experience with multiple languages (C#, Java, React, Angular) with C# (.NET) and React preferred 
  • Serves as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects 
  • Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems 
  • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions 
  • Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations 
  • Extensive experience communicating with services using REST and GraphQL 
  • Experience with cloud native technologies such as Azure or AWS 
  • Excellent collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills 
  • Ability to add transparency to the health of running applications through logging and telemetry for proactively triaging system issues and hardening the performance of applications. 

Priority consideration for applicants who have experience with: 

  • Deep AWS experience 
  • Module Federation 
  • Distributed Systems 
  • Event driven architecture 
  • Legal Industry expertise 
What you will receive: 
90% healthcare premiums company covered 
HSA company contribution 
401K match at 4% with no vesting period  
Flexible time off typically 3 to 4 weeks a year, not including the 9 paid holidays 
Authenticity and accountability from leadership 
Connection, access, and mentorship from exceptional leaders 
Growing company with opportunities for advancement 
NetDocuments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military and veteran status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.  NetDocuments believes diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success, and we are committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.