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Autodesk Principal Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Requisition ID #

20WD44450

Position Overview

Do you have a passion for delighting customers by building high quality scalable cloud applications? If so, we invite you to join the Autodesk Building Design team, the makers of Autodesk Revit. We’re seeking an accomplished and highly motivated full stack engineer who will work as part of a cross functional agile team. Our team is focused on building the next generation of Autodesk Insight cloud service that empowers architects and mechanical engineers to design more energy-efficient buildings with advanced simulation engines and building performance analysis data integrated in Autodesk Revit.

Your responsibilities will range across the stack as you work with the product owner, experience designer, and other engineers to develop and maintain this new secure, scalable, available and performant service. As a senior engineer on the team, you will be highly involved in the system design of the service, evaluate implementations and code reviews.

Responsibilities

  • Develop high quality, secure and stable code that is covered by unit tests

  • Contribute to software design and architecture by leveraging cloud design patterns and injecting your cloud expertise into the entire development lifecycle

  • Contribute to improvements in processes and deliverables that increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the team in responding to customer and business needs

  • Conduct research and make recommendations on tools, services, and standards to use for engineering efforts

  • Document and present your ideas and solutions accurately and thoroughly

  • Coordinate change deployment and release testing effort

  • Work closely with customers to support production services in an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

  • Enthusiasm to mentor teammates, learn from others and actively engage in various agile team meeting

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of relevant experience building large scale web applications

  • Demonstrable understanding of typical web application architecture (data, application, web tiers etc.)

  • Strong Experience with fundamental web technologies - HTML5, CSS & JavaScript with a solid understanding of the underlying principles

  • Experience with at least one frontend web library/framework (React, Angular or Vue)

  • Experience of creating secure and scalable web services with a solid understanding of the foundational communication protocols used e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, Web Sockets

  • ExperiEnce with Test Driven Development and unit testing

  • Experience of security best practices for a modern cloud service

  • Experience of CI/CD concepts and working with a deployment pipeline

  • Experience of Amazon Web Services or other cloud infrastructure technologies

  • Experience of basic network infrastructure and components (load balancing, NAT, scaling, etc.)

  • Comfortable with working in Linux and Windows environment

  • Self-motivated, autonomous, empathetic and great communication skill

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NodeJS and Python

  • Experience with AWS including EC2, ECS, S3, RDS, Batch

  • Experience with microservices and working with Docker containers

  • Experience with Jenkins

  • Cloud security/ secure development life cycle

  • Experience of working with Unit and End to End testing frameworks for both frontend and backend applications e.g. Jest, Cypress, XUnit

  • Experience of at least one Object Oriented programming language e.g. C#, C++, Java

  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

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