Principal Software Engineer

Software Engineering 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 to develop, maintain, test, and optimize the search engine for a company's platform. The Software Engineer I will report to the Software SVP of Engineering.  The ideal candidate will have experience constructing scalable and reliable systems that efficiently process very large datasets.


What your contributions will be:

  • Builds and tests new designs, formulations, materials, or systems for compliance with quality and/or performance standards
  • Develop new applications and services using Java
  • Overall testing new applications and services in different environments
  • Monitor and enhance platform
  • Participate in team exercises for collaborating while building a system
  • Other duties as assigned


What you will bring to the team:

  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Research Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Ability to lead by example and mentor less senior engineers
  • Team Oriented & can work independently
  • Eager to learn new technologies


What you will need for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in Java and an understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Experienced using build tools such as Ant, Maven, or Gradle
  • Deep experience in using search engines like SOLR or Elastic Search

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience with JUnit or other testing frameworks and Version Control like Git or Azure DevOps
  • Experienced in Spring Boot framework
  • Experience using NOSQL databases like Couchbase or Redis
  • Experience using a queue like Kafka
  • Experience in Microsoft Graph APIs
  • Experience building microservices in containers with Microsoft Azure or AWS


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.