Principal Software Engineer - Frontend

Software Engineering Lehi, Utah United States


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:

  • 2023 National Top Workplaces
  • 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 frontend web solutions hosted on PaaS-focused resources and services offered by both Azure and/or AWSThe Principal Software Engineer – Frontend will report to the Manager of Engineering.  

What your contributions will be: 

  • Develop applications, services and mentor members of a team primarily using React, from legacy Angular, hosted on either Azure or AWS PaaS offerings, and other technologies as appropriate. 

  • Documents 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 

  • Interprets functional/non-functional requirements and implements reliable software solutions 

  • Test new applications and services in a variety of environments 

  • Maintains and modifies existing applications without supervision 

  • Estimates and plans out work through user stories and tasks 

  • Gauge platform performance and take corrective action to optimize system behavior 

  • Determine operational feasibility by providing analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions 

  • Prepare and install solutions by determining, designing, and implementing system specifications, standards, and programming guidelines 

  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures 

  • Participate in team exercises for collaboration 

  • Guide and mentor team development efforts towards successful project delivery 

  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment 

  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential 

  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues 

  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed 

  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities 

  • Grow engineering teams by participating in interviewing, recruiting, and hiring 

  • Stay on the leading edge of development practices 

  • Passion about great technologies, especially open source 

  • Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them 

  • This position will consist of 70% in the code and 30% mentoring other engineers 

  • 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: 

  • 10+ years of engineering experience with a passion for frontend development. 

  • Sound understanding of microservices architecture 

  • 3 years experience mentoring software engineers on a team. 

  • Frontend engineering knowledge primarily using React, hosted in the cloud (Azure, AWS, etc.). 

  • Experience leading technical architecture discussions and driving technical decisions. 

  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal 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.  

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent on-the-job experience. 

Priority consideration for applicants who have: 

  • AW 

  • Design System Experience 

  • Redux (or equivalent) experience 

  • The ability & knowledge to be the champion of React at NetDocuments 

  • Progressive Web App (PWA) experience 

  • Microapp Experience  

  • Experience working with Figma, Chromatic and Storybook 

  • Experience working with Fluent UI and other design systems 

  • Experience in the Legal Industry 

What You Will Receive

  • 90% healthcare premiums company covered
  • HSA company contribution
  • 401K match at 4% with no vesting period
  • Twice a year merit increases
  • 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.