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Principal Software Engineer, Experian Consumer Services (remote)

Company: Experian
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Experian is the world's leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create more opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We are thrilled to share that FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years we've been named in the 100 "World's Most Innovative Companies" by Forbes Magazine.

This position will be supporting the Experian Consumer Services (ECS) - a passionate and innovative team with a mission to provide Financial Power to All---. Our portfolio offers credit education and identity protection solutions to consumers and helps businesses manage the impact of a data breach.

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced software engineer. The candidate should be well rounded, self-motivated, and enjoy fast paced prototyping and development cycles. You will work within a collaborative cross-functional team in a Kanban environment. As a member of a seasoned technology team, you will provide strategic input into the direction of technology services at the company and tactically support coding efforts for various software and analytics projects. This role will report into the newly formed Analytics Engineering team at Experian that is the hybridization of several disciplines including software engineering, data engineering, DevOps & ML Ops.

The primary job role is to code for new patent-pending microservices and coding and support of existing platform features.
The secondary job role will be ensuring information security requirements are met and support daily Kanban processes of the software team.
The tertiary job role will be supporting the design and development of the Data Center of Excellence (DCOE) analytics and platform and processes.


Ability to think strategically and act tactically
Strong development background: someone who is very close to the code, able to do code reviews, architecture; more of a technical leader then someone that is looking to take orders.
10 years of prior software management experience
10 years of experience with Java development
5 years of experience with Python development
5 years design and development software experience with a heavy focus on building ETLs
3 years of experience building software and data services in AWS
3 years building in a microservices architecture
Experience with source control systems, such as SVN or GIT
Excellent proactive communications and planning skills
Experience working with large data sets
Collaborate with Business, Product, Software & Analytics Engineers, and QA teams
Participate in the full SDLC including Kanban meetings, iterative, test-driven development, task estimates and design sessions
Participate in on call rotation to handle technical issues escalated to the team as needed
BS Degree in computer science, engineering, physics, or related field

Bonus skills desired:

Financial Services or Identity Protection Services industry experience
PERL, AWS S3, AWS Dynamo DB, AWS Aurora, AWS Lambda, AWS Kinesis and/or Redshift experience, Jenkins experience


Accrue four weeks of vacation, five sick days and two volunteer days (plus twelve paid holidays)
Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package, with a bonus target of 20%
Flexible work schedule and relaxed dress code

Additional Information

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

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and and it reflects what we believe. See our DEI work in action!

If you live in Colorado, Connecticut or New York City, please contact us here for the salary range of this position (include this Job Title in your email). In addition to a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunity, Experian offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off including parental and family care leave, an employee stock purchase plan and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

Experian U.S. employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Experian Careers - Creating a better tomorrow together

Find out what its like to work for Experian by clicking here

Keywords: Experian, Costa Mesa , Principal Software Engineer, Experian Consumer Services (remote), IT / Software / Systems , Costa Mesa, California

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