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Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Principal Software Engineer to join a growing Tech company in the Railroad industry located in the Cary area. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and supporting new & existing software products. Must have the ability to identify areas for improvement, provide innovative solutions, and work both independently and as part of the leadership group of a larger team to deliver quality solutions through the software lifecycle.  If you are looking to gain experience with a fast-growing team and be a part of a collaborative work environment, this is the position for you!  This is a Direct Hire opportunity!


  • Understand and apply software design principles and architectural best practices in creating best-in-class enterprise software solutions and implementations
  • Estimate story sizes and task out development for a given story
  • Complete stories within estimates and with quality to ensure release dates are met
  • Conduct necessary analysis, design and prepare technical documentation
  • Work with infrastructure services to make configuration changes and deploy applications
  • Support or conduct system testing, performance, volume, and stress testing
  • Conduct or coordinate code reviews and address code quality issues
  • Conduct unit testing and help create unit testing patterns
  • Collaborate with security team to ensure secure coding practices


  • Ability to operate independent of supervision with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn and master recent technologies and various business applications
  • Ability to build business acumen and understand business domain
  • Experience in designing and illustrating process flows and training users
  • Ability to communicate and follow up professionally (written and oral) both internally and externally within the organization – including documentation of application requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues effectively
  • Ability to mentor others
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • Comfortable with front-end, middle tier and backend technologies
  • Experience with cloud architecture/infrastructure and container-driven development tools (such as Docker)
  • Expertise in front-end technologies like Angular JS or HTML 5; hands-on experience a must in last 3 years
  • Expertise in Spring and Hibernate or equivalent ORM; hands-on experience a must over the past 5 years

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