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Principal Software Engineer

A leading cybersecurity startup in DC is looking for Principal Software Engineer and will pay up to $230,000 on the base salary.

This Principal Engineer will be there principal problem solver for the company. This is a hands-on, individual contributor role where this person is tasked to work with multiple engineering teams, providing architectural and development solutions for whatever challenges they are facing. They are looking for a polyglot engineer who has worked with a number of high and low level languages. Experience with cloud architecture and setting up infrastructure is a must for this role. While this role does not have any direct reports, experience mentoring and leading teams will be important as this role interacts with multiple teams. Experience working in startup environment, scaling products, and having a good head for business will be valuable for this role. Remote workers residing in the United States may apply, but they require US citizenship.

Aside from the base salary, they offer an annual bonus, significant equity, unlimited PTO, full medical benefits, 401(k), and a flexible work environment.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Expertise with multiple programming languages (JavaScript, Java, Golang, Python, C++, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud architecture, system design, infrastructure
  • Experience leading engineering teams (prefer multiple teams)
  • Business minded
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or related degree

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 50% Front End Engineering
  • 50% Back End Engineering

Daily Responsibilities

  • 35% Hands-on Development
  • 35% Architecture
  • 30% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $230,000/year, DOE
  • Annual Bonus
  • Equity

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Full Medical Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Flex Hours
  • Flex Work


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 10 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.




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