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Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

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Position Overview

As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications.

Do you want to create engaging, helpful, attractive digital platform that are frequented by millions of visitors worldwide? Autodesk's Digital Experience Engineering team is looking for an experienced Principal engineer who is passionate about building and delivering solutions into our common platform.

As part of the Horizontal Capabilities Engineering team, you will implement new features that engage and influence Autodesk customers worldwide. Our team faces a variety of unique and interesting challenges, from implementing important services, building new tools and components, and creating new and engaging end-user experiences, to digging into low-level performance details and streamlining processes .

As an ideal candidate, you have working on teams developing modern cloud-based services, in a fast-paced, agile environment. You should know how to build and guide and high-performing teams, while inspiring them to remain at the cutting edge . Most importantly, your influence and leadership is the key for the team. You will report to a Software Development Director and its a hybrid work mode.


  • Design, code, test, debug, and document all components to ensure that software meets business, quality and operational needs

  • Build high quality code following unit testing and test-driven development

  • Create and participate in code and document reviews, mentoring team in best practices

  • You will lead the discussions with peer organizations, Products, Architects, DevOps, Support organizations on technical and business issues and provide guidance

  • Interpret and translate needs to technical requirements and accurate estimates

  • Recommend technologies, and processes to ensure the highest quality and performance is achieved

  • Work with team to troubleshoot code level problems

  • Apply deep technical expertise to resolve challenging programming and design problems

  • Contribute to the design and architecture to allow secure, scalable, and maintainable software

  • Contribute to technical roadmap and technical debt elimination, balancing time, resource, and quality constraints to achieve strategic goals and requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8 to 12 years hands-on experience developing scalable and performant applications

  • Expert in Java and ReactJS development

  • Practical experience building Micro-services

  • Experience with modern web applications design architecture, good API design patterns, performance, and scale, driving quality bar cross-functionally

  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience, such as being an architect or tech lead for high impact customer facing projects, comfortable defining technical solution

  • Bachelor (preferably Masters) in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Work toward efficient and practical solutions

  • Experience communicating updates and resolutions to customers and other partners

  • Enjoys designing & implementing scalable and available customer facing systems

  • Write clean, testable, code and help others do it too

  • Have solid knowledge of popular frameworks and libraries (NodeJS, Sprint, etc.)

  • Hold themselves and others to high technical standards (design, architecture, and implementation)

  • Is passionate about learning new technologies and solving business problems using these technologies


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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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