Principal Software Engineer-Lead C++
Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN
2h ago

This position is responsible for enhancing and maintaining existing software products as well as developing new products.

The ideal candidate has a strong desire for excellence, with confidence in their expertise, and is a creative problem solver.


  • Design, develop, document, test, and debug new and existing software systems and / or applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software for internal use.
  • Work with the Product Managers to outline features for the product roadmaps.
  • Work with different teams and products to understand requirements and design solutions.
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation.
  • Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
  • Work within R&D to improve processes and best practices
  • Innovate process solutions; create or align best practices; enforcement of standards
  • Serve as technical expert on development projects.
  • Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design.
  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
  • Assist and mentor less experienced peers.
  • Actively participate or take the lead in all Agile ceremonies.
  • Manage workloads, expectations, and communication of progress between staff and upper management.
  • Manage employee’s performance, time off requests, one to one meetings, quarterly check-ins and goals, & growth opportunities.
  • Manage a team of developers to implement new features and address defects, 2-4 direct reports are optimal for this position.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to employees, facilitate teamwork, provide guidance, and motivate & recognize staff.
  • Help identify and address staff training needs.
  • Work with senior management and HR to recruit new staff.
  • Ensure procedures are followed by staff members.
  • Help identify, prioritize, and execute tasks to meet project deadlines.

  • Typically requires 15 or more years of experience.
  • Proven previous experience at the Senior Software Engineer role.
  • Superior working knowledge of Agile Project development methodology and the ability to implement those methodologies in active projects.
  • Proven experience and knowledge of the relevant programming language requirements for this role and the ability to share that knowledge with team members.
  • Proven leadership as a project leader or as a subject matter expert.
  • Coordinate project activities of co-located and remote team members.
  • Clear and concise communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Presentation and mentoring skills
  • HelpSystems is passionate about making life easier for modern organizations and improving the lives of our customers. As a seven-time Star Tribune Top Workplace we are dedicated to making our employees happy by offering great benefits, fun company culture, and transparency from our leadership team.

    When working at HelpSystems you will have the opportunity for an upbeat office environment with A LOT of perks, such as professional development, equity program, employee recognition programs, and more!

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