Principal Software Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

insightsoftware is a global provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions that unlock the potential of business data and transform the way finance and data teams operate. We empower leaders from over 32,000 organizations to make timely and intelligent decisions. Our comprehensive solutions span Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Controllership, and Data and Analytics. We deliver finance teams the insights required to navigate any economic climate and drive greater financial intelligence, while increasing productivity, visibility, accuracy, and compliance. Learn more at

Job Description

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join a team reporting into one of our Software Engineering, Senior Managers. Within this team, you will work on designing, developing and delivering Longview's cloud-based software platform. This product is used by both our Solutions team and directly by customers to implement CPM and Tax business solutions. You will have a passion for software development and code quality, as well being committed to continuous improvement and having excellent communication skills. You will be a results-oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment.


  • Learn the technology tools and frameworks used by the Engineering team at insightsoftware
  • Acquire functional knowledge of the Longview software product we build
  • Analyse requirements from our product team and translate those requirements into technical tasks
  • Lead application design sessions
  • Conduct efficient code reviews and respect the team's coding standards
  • Participate in hands-on development of user stories and technical improvements
  • Write unit test, debug defects, and participate in regression test efforts
  • Work successfully with the Longview engineers to build and deliver quality software on time and on budget
  • Collaborate well with a remote first team, participating in and contributing in Scrum meetings, work effort estimates, and pair programming initiatives


Skills Required:

  • 8+ years of commercial software development experience
  • C / C++ development
  • Experience development for both Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) systems
  • Experience in designing distributed / scalable / reliable / big data / high-performance / secure systems
  • Ability to translate functional requirements into technical designs
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle's best-practices and processes
  • Organized and self-motivated, willing to learn
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical information and negotiate trade-offs with a variety of audiences
  • Readiness to contribute to discussions and steer the team to continuously improve, both technically (how the code is designed, or how the product is architected) and process-wise (how we interact as a team)
  • Academic degree in a STEM discipline. Familiar with algorithms and computer science concepts
  • Knowledge of financial services is beneficial


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Additional Information

We're a happy team and we all really love what we do. We've created a space where high achievers can succeed but are also safe to fail. We are profitable and focused on growing sustainably. We're always learning how to make Insightsoftware the best place to work for all of us, and not just another technology Vendor. We're always looking for an amazing new teammate to come share in the excitement of solving challenging problems with technology.

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

** At this time insightsoftware is not able to offer sponsorship to candidates who are not eligible to work in the country where the position is located. **

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