Principal Software Engineer

Software Newark, California

We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer to join our team to create state-of-the-art commercial and consumer application solutions to understand and manage risks, from earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods, to terrorism and infectious disease. The products that you create will delight and empower customers with making informed decisions on Global impact. An ideal candidate will be a hard-working and creative Sr. Software Development Engineer who has experience building innovative SaaS applications with microservices. You will take ownership of services key to our business and have a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting-edge products used by Global customers every day. Your success means the high-quality of deliverables, strong engineering practices, fast time to market and increased customer satisfaction. If you’re ready to make a difference to the company and its customers, if you want huge challenges to tackle, we would love to talk to you.


In this role you will use your experience delivering robust scalable back end services to help us design, build and deploy the next generation of our platform to support our loyal customer base. You will be relied on by your team to take ownership of and solve complex programming problems, as well as for your architectural leadership and customer obsession

  • Engage with an experienced, cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and implement innovative enterprise and consumer products
  • Analyze requirements, evaluate risks, architect solutions that delight customers despite technical challenges
  • Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications
  • Architect, implement, and launch while following the best engineering practices, such as detailed technical documentation, incorporating unit and integration testing, enabling logging, monitoring and alarms to make sure your service is following top SaaS standards
  • Instill best practices for software development, documentation, operations, assure designs meet requirements, deliver exceptional-quality work on tight schedules, and ensure that services are operationally ready to meet customer needs

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience of services development
  • Sound understanding of computer architecture and CS fundamentals
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in one of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, Python, C/C++, C#
  • Experience building high-performance scalable SaaS services with AWS/Google/Azure
  • Experience building SQL applications
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • A passion for application scalability, availability, reliability, security and cost-effective execution
  • A passion for DevOps and managing cloud infrastructure
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • A proven ability to deliver high-quality work on tight schedules
  • Strong engineering principles, familiarity Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • A proven ability to deliver high-quality work on tight schedules

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with software solutions for the financial industry



About The Team

RMS Back End Services team designs and engineers the service platform to power applications to help financial institutions and public agencies understand, quantify, and manage risk. Our software solutions help better understand catastrophic events and create a more resilient and sustainable Global society. 

 

ABOUT RMS: 

Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) models and solutions help insurers, financial markets, corporations, and public agencies evaluate and manage global risk throughout the world. RMS has some 1,300 employees across 13 offices in the US, London, Bermuda, Zurich, India, China, Japan, Singapore, and Australia, with products and models covering six continents.

We lead an industry that we helped to pioneer—catastrophe risk modeling – and continue to innovate. In May 2019, we announced the launch of RMS Risk Intelligence™ (RI), an open, flexible and future-proof platform for strategic risk management. Through this purpose-built platform, clients can tap into RMS HD models, rich data layers, intuitive applications and APIs that simply integrate into existing enterprise systems to support business decisions across underwriting, risk selection, mitigation and portfolio management.

Insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions trust RMS solutions to better understand and manage the risks of natural and human-made catastrophes, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, terrorism, and pandemics.

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RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.

 

To all recruitment agencies: RMS does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for the payment of placement fees related to unsolicited resumes submitted to open positions, job aliases, or to our employees. 

 

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