Principal Software Engineer

at Puppet, Inc. Belfast, Northern Ireland

Hi, I'm Dave Woods, Manager of Engineering at Puppet,

I'm looking for a highly talented and motivated Principal Software Engineer to design and deliver software products to Puppet customers that run on platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure and GKE. 

As a Principal Software Engineer you will be part of a talented engineering group, leading teams to deliver a roadmap strategy for the company in both the OnPrem and Cloud Native space.  You will collaborate with developers, user researchers, and product managers to produce high quality software against an ever evolving list of technology platforms. 

Valuable experiences and skills you’ll bring to Puppet 

  • 7+ years of experience in a Software Development role
  • Strong programming skills, ideally with a number of different languages, and aptitude and interest in learning others
  • Demonstrated experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated cloud experience cloud environments (SaaS, GKE, AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Some system administration and distributed systems debugging skills a plus
  • Strong automated testing skills, and a solid understanding of continuous integration practices
  • Experience working closely with key stakeholders across the engineering team, including Architects, Product Owners and UX designers
  • Experience in the delivery of commercial grade / enterprise class software
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and scrum
  • Experience with version control 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with git source code control, code review tools, etc.
  • Experience in mentoring junior developers.
  • An aptitude and interest in learning
  • Experience with delivering code in a controlled environment and adhering to appropriate configuration management process
  • Strong Problem-solving skills

Bonus, but not required (shout about it in your application if you have experience):

  • Experience of the “Go” programming language
  • Experience with ELK Stack especially ElasticSearch 
  • Experience of Puppet products 

We are hiring at various experience levels and we’re particularly interested in having a diverse team with a broad set of skills and viewpoints. If this seems like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway!

*Visa Sponsorship

Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

About Puppet

Puppet’s core mission is to eliminate soul crushing work. We created the industry standard for managing infrastructure as code. And we didn’t stop there—our product portfolio has grown to help organizations automate across their entire software delivery lifecycle. With more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies using Puppet’s open source or commercial products, our code is helping power thousands of organizations across the world.

As the industry leader in DevOps solutions, we realize that our success is a collective effort; all made possible by the incredible people working here, our customers, partners, and Puppet community. Our culture is built on positivity, diversity, inclusivity and support—and we seek people who are resilient, entrepreneurial-minded, team players who continually strive to be incrementally better every single day. In our work together we aim to be curious, accountable, empathetic and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like the environment you’d thrive in, why not say hello?

Learn more about Puppet by checking out the values we live by and the awesome benefits and perks we offer employees!

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

 

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An equal opportunity employer

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 877-575-9775 for assistance.

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