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Principal SW Engineer
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Optiv | Dallas, TX
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Job Description

At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

The Principal Software Engineer will ensure Optiv's MSS and Blue Shift businesses are delivering solutions for customers utilizing the next generation of security capabilities. We are looking for software engineers to spearhead software security initiatives across our current MSS platform and future cloud and MSS security initiatives. We are looking for software engineers who thrive on complex problems and relish the challenge of operating a complex and mission-critical system under extreme loads. We do security software for high availability systems. Do you think you are up to the challenge? Or would you like to learn more and stretch your skills and career?The successful candidate is expected to contribute to all parts of the software development and deployment lifecycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. They need to really enjoy working closely with their peers in agroup of very talented engineers.We're looking for people who are smart and can get things done, though the following skill sets provide a good foundation for a quick ramp up to being productive in our Java based environments. We're looking for a range of experience, from brilliant and motivated new college graduates to technical leaders with the scars and battle-tested wisdom .

* Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
* 10+ years professional experience in software development
* Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl
* Desired Qualifications:
* Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
* Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design and data structures
* Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
* Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
* Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.