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Software Principal Engineer

Company: Enova
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Enova's hybrid work model allows employees to work in the office T, W, and TH with the option to work from home on Monday and Friday.
What you'll be doing:
As a Principal Engineer, you will serve as part of the leadership team, working in an interdisciplinary manner with other departments and engineering teams to develop the technical direction and architecture for the team. You will drive improvements in our product strategy and translate that strategy into executable paths that continue to innovate. Additionally, you will align significant technology initiatives with larger Software Engineering and company goals, and drive them end-to-end across multiple architectural tiers.
Your core priorities will be to:

  • Identify gaps in architecture, technology, and process, and take action to address them.
  • Anticipate the future direction of technology and leverage expertise in partnership with other Principal Engineers to evolve Enova's software architecture and design.
  • Shepherd initiatives with ownership across teams from inception through to delivery and operations
  • Nurture open discussion and promote identifying the best answer
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, Technology associates, and other groups to refine and prioritize functional and non-functional requirements
  • Communicate the impacts of various solutions to product and business teams as well as engineering staff and manage timeline feasibility while proactively communicating changes to stakeholders
  • Contribute to Enova's external brand and demonstrate industry leadership by representing Enova and Enova's values at conferences and meetups, and by contributing to technology blogs and journals.

    What you should have:

    • 5+ years as an engineer with experience designing, implementing, and supporting systems/software for large business environments.
    • 2+ years as an architect across multiple connected systems.
    • Ability to influence and direct strategy across multiple teams.
    • Strong familiarity with DDD and SOA principles and architecture practices.
    • Experience leveraging message-oriented middleware or queueing services.
    • Excellent analytical skills, understanding of project lifecycles, and ability to act autonomously.
    • Experience working with Lean and Agile development concepts across multiple teams, working on disparate products and projects.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.

      About our Software Engineering Team:
      Our Software Engineering team is one of the largest in Chicago. We put the "Tech" in FinTech and are accountable for developing top notch products for our customers. We are structured into full-stack Agile teams, each aligned to core business lines and services, but no team is a silo. Our collaborative environment promotes continuous learning and innovation across our teams.
      We primarily code in Ruby, Go and Java. Not Familiar? No problem! We want engineers from diverse backgrounds and have created a self-paced training program to get you up to speed during your first few weeks with us. Beyond this, our teams organize hackathons and tech talks for additional learning, monthly town halls to keep everyone 'in the know,' affinity and advocacy groups.
      Our business is growing and we need smart, curious, passionate folks from all backgrounds to help us build the technology that makes us successful. This is where you come in! Are you ready to grow with us?

Keywords: Enova, Chicago , Software Principal Engineer, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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