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Senior Principal Software Engineer - Cloud Services



Software Engineering
British Columbia, Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

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About Autodesk

Autodesk is a global leader in 3D Design, Engineering, and Entertainment software. The work we do at Autodesk touches nearly every person on the planet. By creating software tools for making buildings, machines, and even the latest movies, we get to influence and empower some of the most creative people in the world to solve problems that matter.

In our organization, CI System is a critical and sophisticated engineering infrastructure and pipeline for build, development, testing and delivery. It is built and running on modern Cloud Computing Technology, and empowered by micro services.

Position Overview

We’re looking for a motivated Software Engineer to join the CI Team to help develop and maintain Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery System. Our team culture empowers you to make effective decisions, work collaboratively, and take accountability for the overall quality of software development projects at the core of the company. As a Software Development Engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with team members globally to ensure excellent quality product delivery by applying strong software development and DevOps skills.


  • Architect and develop new features of backend and front-end of CI system

  • Design and develop scalable, reliable, secured, and easy to maintain backend systems

  • Work closely with architects, product owners, and others to drive towards a common vision and goal

  • Lead and mentor team to follow software engineering standards, including efficiency, quality, security, resiliency, and other best practices

  • Identify performance bottlenecks, optimize for scalability, efficiency, and cost effectiveness

  • Collaborate with a distributed team and stakeholders

  • Be a passionate and empathetic advocate of architecture, design, and software engineering principles

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience (MS in Computer Science or a related degree a plus)

  • 8+ years working experience in software development, CI, Automation or related job

  • Strong programming skills in Python or C++

  • Strong knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, or similar containerization framework

  • Strong knowledge about AWS or Azure and software engineering infrastructure

  • Strong experience on building automation and CI/CD pipelines

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to converse fluently with many audiences

  • Curiosity to understand problems, think critically, and create solutions

  • Remote collaboration skills to work effectively on a distributed team

  • Flexibility under changing conditions and ability to multi-task between projects

  • Experience with growth, learning, and mentoring others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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About Autodesk
Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

Salary transparency

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on discretionary annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock or long-term incentive cash grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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