.NET Software Engineering Principal
Development & Test
PhiladelphiaPA Direct Hire Feb 7, 2024
Lead .NET Software Engineer
DIRECT HIRE/full-time
Location: Hybrid - 1-2 days per week on-site in Philadelphia, PA (downtown)
*Direct W2 only, no C2C or third parties


 Our client is growing! They are an innovative, global, ecommerce and platform-as a-service organization that is transforming the way payments are secured and processed.  Our client is a leader across the globe in several industries including retail, hospitality, lodging, gaming, sports and entertainment, foodservice, education, healthcare and financial services. Our client’s innovative solutions across areas including payments, security, identity and data analytics are available on all popular ecommerce avenues in-stores, online and from your mobile devices.  They are supported by rapid API adoption which enhances performance. Our client’s platform operated on a single technology stack allowing for the ability to scale globally.

This is a DIRECT HIRE Role! Our client is currently seeking an experienced .NET Software Engineering Principal  who has great communication skills and leadership skills. This role requires about 75% hands on working in the code- mostly in the form of code reviews, but strong hands on development skills are required at times. 25% people management- day to day task delegation, code reviews and releases, performance reviews and hiring responsibilities.

Comfortable in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial team environment with the ability to make progress on goals and deadlines without micromanagement. This person will manage 2 Scrum Teams, each team will have 3-5 Engineers, 6-10 direct Engineers would report to this person.

Candidates MUST be commutable to Philadelphia HQ working onsite 2 days a week. The office is easily commutable by car or train.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop .NET applications using C# daily
  • People Management - interpersonal leadership, coaching, feedback, career development, performance assessments, objective setting, business goal alignment, hiring & disciplinary action, as required
  • Align teams and project objectives to the company’s strategic goals
  • Stimulate team cooperation to successfully complete their goals and objectives
  • Coach and inspire teams to deliver extraordinary customer experience. Mentor a team to think, decide, act, learn and grow
  • Foster a high performance environment with a diverse set of resources
  • Promote teamwork, collaboration, continuous process improvement, and an adaptive development environment
  • Stay abreast of latest technologies, techniques and best practices
  • Leadership - Communication within Engineering and peers across Business, conflict resolution, meeting management, change management, adheres to company Leadership Standards
  • Methodology - Enable Quality focused, Predictable, and Effective Software Engineering processes (scrum, sdlc, accountability)
  • Project management - Accountable for deliverables, estimates, planning, follow up and tracking, metrics, effectively handles ambiguous tasks and assignments
  • Functional Expertise - Contribute to Individual area of expertise, project work, standards
  • Fiscal responsibility - Contribute to budget process and adherence
  • Embody the organization’s Leadership Standards
  • Create the conditions for people to succeed
  • Be Passionate
  • Be Accountable
  • Be Collaborative
  • Be Enterprising
  • Drive the evolution of the corporate culture - create high performing teams where individual goals are aligned with corporate goals
  • Review department performance to metrics and commitments
  • Investigate root cause and implement corrective action when necessary
  • Protect company proprietary and confidential information
  • Other duties as assigned

Required education/skills
    1. Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field required or equivalent experience
    2. 8+ years of relevant work experience and at least 2 years of proven leadership responsibility
    3. Ability to predict and manage (i.e.: make and meet commitments)
    4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    5. Ability to build and sustain trust through relationships with others
    6. Leadership in a team environment
    7. General knowledge of other related principles
    8. Demonstrate excellent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    9. Ability to think outside of the box
    10. Able to lead meetings, clearly communicate technical approach, status, assess risk and mitigate
Desired Skills
    1. Complete understanding and wide use of technical standards, principles, theories, and concepts in the field
    2. Knowledge of the industry and the software products that are being developed
    3. Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
    4. Recognized as an expert and strives for excellence with the ability to mentor and coach other engineers to do the same
    5. Adaptable to change
    6. Network with senior internal and external/partner personnel in own area of expertise
  • Strong hands on .NET / C# skills
  • Multi-threading experience
  • Prior Management/Leadership experience
  • Go-Getter mentality