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Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

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We are looking for a passionate back-end Principal Software Engineer to join our platform team in Pune, India. Our organizational ecosystem comprises Cloud services. Autodesk Platform Services unlocks the functionality in Autodesk products that have been serving industries such as architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and others. It is an opportunity to work on applications that directly impact millions of users of Autodesk products.

As a member of this team, your first role will be to contribute to the development of Autodesk platform APIs, which are the building blocks for next-generation design apps. You will be part of an agile product team of smart and highly motivated engineers building world-class cloud software applications and services. You will work in a global organization and collaborate with local and remote colleagues from various disciplines like business, engineering, operations, support, etc.


  • Lead all aspects of software development, working to create and maintain the most reliable, secure, and high traffic service for our customers by leveraging cloud technology

  • Collaborate with software architects, product managers, and other stakeholders to iteratively transform high-level requirements into product enhancements that are delivered to consumers incrementally and continually

  • Contribute to software design and architecture by injecting your cloud expertise into the entire development lifecycle

  • Improve the performance and productivity of your team by bringing in ideas and improve team processes and collaboration

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field or relevant experience

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience with cloud services and applications

  • 4+ years of experience leading a fast paced team and dynamic engineering teams

  • Excellent experience with backend programming languages such as Java, .Net

  • Strong problem-solving skills and capability to work on complex systems

Preferred Qualification

  • Expertise with Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or GCP

  • Expertise with data storages such as MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.

  • Passionate about building and motivating highly skilled engineering teams

  • Experience with driving organizational strategic initiatives

The Ideal Candidate

  • You understand Cloud design patterns, tools, and best practices.

  • You are a perpetual learner and often find yourself ideating about new and improved ways of doing things and are confident to share your ideas with the rest of the engineering team.

  • As a team leader and effective communicator, you establish collaborative relationships with technical and non-technical colleagues.

  • You enjoy working with distributed team members.


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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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