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Principal Software Engineer - Bethesda, MD

Company: Radian Group
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

See yourself at Radian? We see you here too.

At Radian, we see you. For the person you are and the potential you hold. That's why we've embraced a new way of working that lets our people across the country be themselves, be their best and be their boldest. Because when each of us is truly seen, each of us gives our best - and at Radian, we'll give you our best right back.

See Yourself as a Principal Software Engineer

The Principal Software Engineer works under the direction of VP of Software Engineering & IT Operations and is responsible for leading software/technical projects. The Principal Software Engineer, outside of software engineering duties, is expected to manage software projects and work with or supervise other developer resources to complete the expected project requirements as needed.

See Your Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software components, units, and modules according to detailed business and technical specifications. Work with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and build thoughtful software solutions.
  • Manage technical projects, including coordinating with the internal development team and stakeholders.
  • Along with creating software solutions with expected coding standards, the principal software engineer is expected to serve as a technical leader of the team and be able to share best practices and experiences and conduct code reviews as needed.
  • Comfortable working with a variety of AWS services including Lambda, Kinesis, Code Deploy, Containers, S3, SQS, Cloud formation, etc.
  • Analyze and solve difficult problems across the entire stack. Bring passion to stay on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, and participating in both internal and external technology communities. See the Job Specifications

    Your Knowledge:
    • Experience with a modern object-oriented language such as C# (required) and Java
    • Experience with SQL (required), Snowflake (preferred), and Elastic Search (preferred)
    • Develop applications using AWS services
    • Develop client-side scripts using React.js, AngularJS, jQuery, and JavaScript are pluses
    • Flexibility to quickly adjust to the changing needs and priorities of a small, rapidly growing business
    • Active, thoughtful participation in a development team, to help the team reach its objectives Your Skills and Abilities:
      • Minimum of 5 years of development experience in Microsoft .NET Stack
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience using any SQL databases
      • Minimum of 2 years of experience in developing applications for deployment in Amazon Web Services
      • Client-side framework like React.js is highly desired
      • Agile Development experience along with CI/CD using TeamCity and Jenkins Other Position Parameters:
        • Familiarity with mortgage, capital, and consumer market industries is desired
        • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and effectively communicate with co-workers and managers, verbally and in writing Your Prior Work Experience:
          • Technical: 5 - 8 years
          • Supervisory: None Your Education and Credentials:
            • Required: Bachelor's Degree, Concentration in Computer Science or related field
            • Preferred: Master's Degree, Concentration in Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Statistics
            • Other Certifications: AWS Certified Developer - Associate See Your Location

              Bethesda Office

              7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

              See Why You Should Work With Us
              • Competitive Compensation: anticipated base salary from $116,400 to $186,500 based on skills and experience. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.
              • Our Company Makes an Impact. We've been recognized by multiple organizations like Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index, HousingWire's Tech 100, and The Forum of Executive Women's Champion of Board Diversity. Radian has also pledged to PwC's CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion commitment.
              • Rest and Relaxation. This role is eligible for 25 days of paid time off annually, which is prorated in the year of hire based on hire date. In addition, based on your hire date, you will be eligible for 9 paid holidays + 2 floating holiday in support of our DEI culture.
              • Health & Welfare Benefits. Multiple medical plan choices, including HSA and FSA options, dental, vision, and basic life insurance.
              • Prepare for your Future. 401(k) with a top of market company match (did we mention the company match is immediately vested?!) and an opportunity to participate in Radian's Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
              • Paid Parental Leave. An opportunity for all new parents to embrace this exciting change in their lives.
              • Employee Assistance and Discount Programs. From helping you navigate the healthcare system, to providing resources and assistance to parents and caregivers of children with development disabilities, to scoring discounts with thousands of retailers.
              • Pet Insurance. To help protect our furry family members.
                See More About Radian

                Radian is a fintech servicing the mortgage and real estate services industry. As a team, we pride ourselves on seeing the potential of every person, every idea and every day.

                Seeing each other at Radian goes far beyond our open, flexible culture. It means seeing our people's potential - and creating inspiring career paths that help them get there. Or seeing new pathways and innovating for the future of our industry. It means seeing each other for all that we are. And it means seeing our purpose as one that extends beyond the bottom line - having an impact on communities across the country to help more people achieve the American Dream of homeownership.

                We hope you'll see yourself at Radian. See more about us at

                Defining Roles for Radian's Future

                Understanding the qualities and characteristics that define a Leader and an Employee is important to building our future-fit workforce. Radian's future is only as bright as its people. For that reason, our People Plan includes profiles to support the qualities and characteristics that each Leader as well as each Employee should embody upon hire or via development.

                EEO Statement

                Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                Equal Opportunity Employer Details

                To learn more about Radian's Code of Conduct and Ethics and workplace conduct, please click [here]. Radian participates in E-Verify [Link] (en espa--ol [Link]). Learn more about your rights under immigration laws [Link] (en espa--ol [Link]). View the "EEO is the Law" poster [Link]. View the "EEO is the Law" Supplement [Link]. View Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision [Link].


                Whether you require an accommodation for the job application or interview process, Radian is dedicated to a barrier-free employment process and encourages a diverse workforce. If you have questions about the accommodation process, please e-mail

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