Basis Technology: Principal Software Engineer
One Alewife Center
Cambridge, MA 02140


Basis Technology is a world-class text analytics company looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our expanding Engineering team. Help us build software for analyzing text and do this across 55 different human languages! Work with REST APIs, Docker containers, Core Java and Spring. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will improve and implement the design of Basiss Rosette platform, help to drive technology strategy and identify future technology directions. Join us and help us create the next wave of software for Natural Language Processing and text analytics.


- Architect and develop robust and scalable functionality and services

- Determine overall architectural principles, frameworks, and standards

- Work with stakeholders to identify needed software improvements

- Research and prototype leading technologies and determine if they can be leveraged in the platform

- Mentor junior team members on new technologies and processes

- Participate in agile sprint and release planning


- 10+ years experience in Java development, including Core Java and/or Spring

- Experience with continuous integration and deployment methodologies

- REST, MicroServices, Orchestration

- Docker and Kubernetes

- Experience working with a team to deliver software

- Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred

- Possess the passion to design, build and polish innovative applications

- Working knowledge of search engines and database alternatives for performance optimization

- Strong analytical skills in measuring and improving performance in vertical and horizontal scaling environments

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.