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John Smith
Data Scientist, USA
Cloud-Ready Data
Digital Transformation
Data Governance

Remote, Central USA

Principal Software Engineer

Meeting your future team:

Joining Collibra’s Software Engineering team:

  • You will be part of the Metadata Lake team that is building a completely new product
  • You will collaborate with multiple stakeholders and engineers and develop a general strategy
  • You will have the possibility to influence every part of the development cycle
  • You will have a holistic view of our user journey and help the product team build scalable applications

Principal Software Engineer's at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Coaching and mentoring our frontend engineers
  • Reviewing and participating in architectural decisions that impact our backend, from the rendering time of the browser to our data layer, from the local developer experience to our CICD pipeline. 
  • Modernizing our backend codebase with the newest best practices
  • Building, documenting, and evangelizing our backend strategy
  • Collaborating with the architecture team on technical solutions  

You Have:

  • 8 or more years of experience in Java software development
  • Experience with high load, highly available systems in the public cloud such as: AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Experience with containerization such as Kubernetes and Docker 
  • Experience in adopting best practices during design, development, testing, and delivery phases in an Agile environment
  • Experience with CI/CD and adoption

You Are:

  • Very well versed with Spring, Spring Boot, Jenkins, and databases such as MySQL & PostgreSQL
  • Familiar with testing strategies and tools
  • A strong communicator and open-minded with a continuous improvement mindset

Measuring Success:

Reporting to Collibra’s Senior Software Engineer Manager, measures of success are:

  • Within your first month, you will get familiarized with the backend architecture, the development flow and tooling used in Collibra.
  • Within your third month, you will have significant influence shaping backend architecture and development processes around it.
  • Within your sixth month, you will lead a new key product. 

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.