Principal (Lead) Software Engineer, Java

  • Mumbai, India
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Location: India - Mumbai
  • Time Type: Full Time

Company Description

QAD is building a world-class SaaS company, and we are growing. We are looking for talented individuals who want to join us on our mission to help solve relevant real-world problems in manufacturing and the supply chain.

We are a virtual first company and your primary work experience will be virtual / working from your home.  Occasional travel to a physical office may be required to enhance working relationships, collaboration, design, strategy and alignment. 

Job Description

QAD is seeking a Principal (Lead) Software Engineer who will work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to establish appropriate action. Provides problem resolutions to the reported defects in the form of problem analysis, coding and testing as per Maintenance support procedures and practices. Build enhancements to existing QAD software products in line with the functional specifications provided. Help on the DevOps tasks as well.

What you’ll do:

  •  Examination and fixing of assigned customer incidents related to QAD core products post training
  • Translate high level business analysis into physical code. Maintain defined quality standards and procedures
  • Write Unit and System test plans/specifications and perform testing
  • Code review (self & peer) to ensure conformance to quality standards and specifications
  • Analyze, design, develops, test, troubleshoot and debug enhancements to the product
  • Support R&D in the simplification of the release activities, like release creation / patch and product delivery tasks.
  • Adhere to Scrum methodology and team standards


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Science, Engineering, or Mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years experience in a software engineering role
  • Proficient in Java programming language and some exposure to Python, or PHP will be preferred. Build tools such as ANT, Maven
  • Experience working with source version control tools i.e. Git or Subversion.
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix, RDBMS is mandatory
  • Understanding of Rest API and client server architecture
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English and strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Able to take ownership of assigned tasks and meet responsibilities with minimal supervision. A self-starter, with a strong work ethic and a success-based attitude
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and systems
  • Flexible and team-oriented, with good interpersonal skills and the ability to balance multiple tasks

Valued Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum team
  • Experience working in a globally dispersed team
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo)
  • Experience with AWS Deployments
  • Experience with virtualization, configuration management, and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Terraform
  • Experience with test automation tools, Selenium, Test Complete
  • Experience with Progress OpenEdge

Additional Information

  • Your health and well being are important to us at QAD. We provide programs that help you strike a healthy work-life balance.
  • Opportunity to join a growing business, launching into its next phase of expansion and transformation.
  • Collaborative culture of smart and hard-working people who support one another to get the job done.
  • An atmosphere of growth and opportunity, where idea-sharing is always prioritized over level or hierarchy.
  • Compensation packages based on experience and desired skill set

About QAD:
QAD Inc. is a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. Global manufacturers face ever-increasing disruption caused by technology-driven innovation and changing consumer preferences. In order to survive and thrive, manufacturers must be able to innovate and change business models at unprecedented rates of speed. QAD calls these companies Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises. QAD solutions help customers in the automotive, life sciences, packaging, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage. 

QAD is committed to ensuring that every employee feels they work in an environment that values their contributions, respects their unique perspectives and provides opportunities for growth regardless of background. QAD’s DEI program is driving higher levels of diversity, equity and inclusion so that employees can bring their whole self to work.


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