Principal Platform Software Engineer

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 06/19/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: IT/Ops Job Number: 12977

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Principal Platform Software Engineer to join our team at our client’ s site in Boston, Massachusetts.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ ll be a leader within the organization, delivering highly scalable software systems and collaboratively setting the direction of your team. This isn’ t just a technical role, though. You will have the opportunity to develop the talented engineers on your team and help them achieve their own potential.

  • You will solve our most challenging technical problems.
  • Design and code critical aspect of our platform.
  • Develop the technical roadmap for a technology, platform, or domain.
  • Act as a mentor for your talented team of engineers who look to you for guidance through design reviews and casual lunch and learns on technical topics.
  • You will also establish strategies and approaches that help your team produce scalable and fault-tolerant systems to solve business needs

  • You have experience and expertise in building scalable, fault-tolerant systems.
  • A history of developing strong relationships with business partners.
  • You have exceptional object-oriented programming skills with a modern OO language like C# or Java (we use C#).
  • Strong relational database design skills paired with ability to craft SQL that can access that database in a safe way – we use Amazon’ s Aurora variant of MySQL.
  • You will also have a strong understating of unit and automation testing.


Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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