15 days old

Principal Software Engineer

Boston, MA 02110
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    $120,000 To $120,000

The Opportunity - Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineers are the technology leaders of our highest impact projects. Your high energy is contagious, you actively collaborate with others across the engineering organization, and you seek to learn as much as you like to teach. You personify the notion of constant improvement as you work with your team and the larger engineering group to build software that delivers on our mission. You use your extraordinary technical competence to ensure a high bar for excellence while you mentor other engineers on their own path towards craftsmanship. You are most likely T-shaped, with broad knowledge across many technologies plus strong skills in a specific area. Principal Software Engineers embrace the opportunity to represent HMH in industry groups and open-source communities.


  • You will one of the engineering leaders across the entire global engineering group.
  • Setting technical direction across product spaces.
  • Applying domain expertise to improving technology practices, standards and methodologies within the group.


  • 12+ years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience working with JVM-based languages such as Java and Scala
  • Exceptional technical competence that includes a portfolio of thought leadership and individual technical accomplishments.
  • Demonstrated examples of adopting new technologies and methodologies such as functional programming, distributed computing, machine learning, advanced data engineering, serverless computing.
  • Experience working with cloud technologies (AWS/Azure) in conjunction with systems like Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Amazon Kinesis, etc.
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodologies.

Physical Requirements:

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing)
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings


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