19000016 Software Engineering Principal
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Cummins' Digital Accelerator functions as our own tech startup, with strategic access to Fortune 150 resources and talents. Steering the innovation of new experiences for customers, Digital Accelerator is boldly transforming Cummins into a modern and agile technology company. Through the conception, build and launch of inspiring digital solutions, the unique hub of vision and creativity leverages open architecture, connectivity, big data, advanced analytics, internet-of-things, edge computing and more, to drive the company forward on its journey towards smart technologies.
This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for a Software Engineering Principal.
Your impact will happen in these and other ways:
Provides application or infrastructure technical expertise, analysis and specifications for IT systems to meet business requirements in accordance with IT architecture policies and standards; translate requirements into technical specifications, create detailed solution design, coordinate construction, installation, configuration and testing of IT systems; and identifies, troubleshoots and resolves system technical issues.
Creates and manages life cycle of technical specifications from which programs and configurations will be applied to create the application, infrastructure or complete solution.
Assists in technical analysis of potential solutions including evaluating the technical fit and viability of commercial-of-the-shelf products versus custom built solution.
Delivers solution adhering to standards and leveraging re-use of components.
Creates high level and detail design of infrastructure OR applications, interfaces, conversions, extensions, reports, and workflows while meeting architecture, security, performance, scalability, and maintainability requirements.
Assists technical and infrastructure groups in understanding the solution design and specifications.
Works closely with IT technical service providers to ensure outsourced work packages are delivered to specifications, meeting key parameters of quality, schedule, cost, security, performance, and scalability.
Conducts or participates in formal design reviews and code reviews (where applicable) to ensure the detailed design specifications have been understood and coding standards have been adhered to by the development team(s).
Seeks appropriate opportunities to promote re-usability of component designs to reduce costs and shorten time to deliver solutions.
Proactively seeks opportunities to enhance efficiency in the build and deploy processes, leveraging automation where possible.
Assists in the test strategy and execution of master test plan.
Participates in the creation of standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines for the IT design and development community as well work instructions or ‘runbooks’ used for end-user support.
Analyzes and revises existing systems and documentation to identify remediation or improvements in the application or infrastructure solution.
Provides level 3 support for critical non-routine issues.
Coaches less experienced team members on technical matters.
Solution Design - Creates and defines the solution design complete with instrumentation and measurement, using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to synthesize diagrams, models and documentation in order to build a solution that meets buildability, business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Functional Fit Analysis - Composes and decomposes a system into its component parts using procedures, tools and work aides for the purpose of studying how well the component parts were designed, purchased and configured to interact holistically to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Modeling - Creates, designs and formulates models, diagrams and documentation using Cummins IT processes, standards, tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Configuration - Configures, creates and tests a solution for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Data Modeling - Creates, writes and tests data models, test scripts and build scripts using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Performance Tuning - Conceptualizes, analyzes and solves application, database and hardware problems using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
Values differences - Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.
Significant relevant experience required. 5-7 years of experience.
Expertise in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, & complexity analysis. The ability to produce bullet-proof code that is fault-tolerant, efficient & maintainable.
Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C, C++, Objective C, or Java, Python
Experience building complex software systems which are successfully delivered to customers
Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices & project planning/execution skills including estimating & scheduling
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, & operations
Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, & technical designs
Experience with distributed systems
Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain & improve software
Develop a team of Software Engineers
Experienced in development on AWS
Responsible for a subset of a product line
Indirectly manage product team
May 15, 2019