Veracode: Principal Backend Software Engineer – Cloud Engines Team
65 Network Drive
Burlington, MA 01803


As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be an integral part in the expansion and scaling of our business from private data center to public cloud. We’re taking our primary security analysis product to a whole new level of scale and this role will be at the epicenter of that process.

We are small, highly innovative team with a start-up feel, while still having the resources of a successful billion-dollar company. Our open environment stimulates team-work, agile development, and the sharing of innovative ideas/coding practices. You will be responsible for developing the software solution deployed in the Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud environment.

Job-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with senior and junior members of your scrum team to understand and implement your team’s deliverables.
  • Ensure adherence to the architectural vision of the product and also ensuring that associated designs follow that vision.
  • Bring enthusiasm to the team, participating in design discussions and writing well-designed, testable, performant and high-quality code.
  • Participate in writing required technical documentations (design documents, usability guides, test plans, release notes, etc.) as required.
  • Participate in estimating the work required for new features or microservices.
  • Be able to mentor the team members helping them on technology and coming up to speed on the latest in the technology.
  • Able to make work decisions without manager consultation:
    • Volunteer for and commit to delivering stories and tasks within the sprint.
    • Actively communicate and collaborate within the team.
    • Employ continuous learning; build domain expertise and knowledge on processes, systems & tools.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or global equivalent in a related field
  • 10-12 years of work experience in developing leading edge software
  • Demonstrated technical leadership on a software development team
  • Experience on all aspects of designing, developing, deploying, testing, operating, and monitoring a scalable, performant service through multiple releases in AWS
  • Programming experience on Java (v. 8+)
  • Understanding of Spring Boot web technology framework and others, using latest tool sets
  • In-depth knowledge of microservice architecture and design with RESTful services
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure:
    • Working experience of AWS components like EC2, S3, Lambda functions, EBS/EFS, SNS/SQS, KMS, ECS/EKS, etc.
    • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC), building and deploying application Infrastructure through tools like
    • Functional knowledge of DB tools like MySQL, Dynamo DB is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in agile development models (scrum, SAFe, etc)

Desired Experience:

  • Working knowledge of CI-CD automation processes and development of deployment pipelines in Gitlab
  • Working knowledge of tools like GitLab, JIRA, or other similar tools
  • Experience debugging issues in deployed services through database queries, log review, console access, jvm profilers, monitoring agents (New Relic or others)
  • Exposure to Cloud based operations and / or monitoring tools, like AWS CloudWatch, would be a plus

The Veracode Way:

We Have a Passion and Commitment for Security

We consider security in everything we do. We act to preserve the trust our customers place in us.

We Help Our Customers Change the World

We deliver peace of mind to our customers so they can focus on the pursuit of their missions.

We Have Big Goals and Expect Big Outcomes

We are results driven. We take risks, compete boldly, and deliver valuable outcomes to our customers.  

We Are Committed to Making Progress Together

We collaborate with each other, our user communities, our industry and together lead the world forward.

We Value Each Other

We value diversity. We have empathy for each other and assume positive intent.

We Are Proud to be Veracode

We have fun together. We honor who we are and work hard to achieve our potential.

You Change the World, We’ll Secure It!

Veracode is an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate diversity with a commitment to creating an inclusive environment.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disability status.