Principal Engineer (Applications)

Armada, an edge computing pioneer redefining the future of connectivity, compute, and AI, is redefining the boundaries of edge computing. With a team of the brightest minds in technology and an unwavering passion for innovation, we are pioneering solutions that stand to change industries across the globe. We believe in the transformative power of edge computing and its potential to create a seamlessly connected future. Our commitment is to lead this change, and to embark on a journey to deliver unparalleled solutions for industries worldwide.

About the Role:  

As a Principal Engineer in our team, you will play a crucial role in leading and mentor our talented team of software engineers to deliver high-quality software products that meet the needs of our customers. You will be responsible for development and maintenance of features within our product stack which is built ground up from the OS and includes Cloud Services, Edge Services and Portal (Web). 


  • Lead team of software engineers, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to foster a collaborative and high-performing environment. 

  • Architect, design, and develop microservices-based applications that are scalable, resilient, and high-performing.  

  • Develop responsive and intuitive user interfaces using modern frontend frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.  

  • Build robust backend services using technologies like Node.js, Python, Go, or Java, focusing on scalability, reliability, and performance.  

  • Design, optimize, and manage databases (SQL, NoSQL) to support microservices architecture and ensure data integrity and efficiency.  

  • Implement RESTful APIs and integrate third-party services as necessary to support application functionality.  

  • Write automated tests (unit, integration, end-to-end) to ensure the reliability and quality of the software.  

  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and optimize application performance to ensure smooth operation under high loads.  

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including product managers, designers, and other engineers to deliver high-quality software solutions.  

  • Create and maintain technical documentation including system architecture, API specifications, and developer guides.  

  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate the build, test, and deployment processes.  

  • Monitor and improve engineers’ productivity and provide training and development opportunities where required. 


Requirements & Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience).  

  • 12years experience in full stack development, with a focus on microservices architecture.  

  • Strong proficiency in frontend development using modern frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js.  

  • Expertise in backend development using languages such as Node.js, Python, Go, or Java.  

  • Solid understanding of database technologies including SQL and NoSQL databases.  

  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs and integrating with third-party services.  

  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker, Kubernetes. 

  • Familiarity with reactive programming paradigms and event-driven architectures.  

  • Experience with microservices monitoring and observability tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack).  

  • Understanding of security best practices and techniques for securing microservices-based applications.  

  • Demonstrable experience in building, programming, and integrating software for high-quality capabilities for global e-commerce business, including product, transaction, payment, fulfilment, after-sales etc.  

  • Strong hands-on technical background that can be demonstrated within the teams on the ground. 

  • Proficiency in version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.  

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues in distributed systems.  

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.  

  • Ability to make technical decisions by staying abreast of advancements in related technologies. 

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. 

  • Excellent knowledge of the project lifecycle, and Agile / DevOps software engineering models, an Agile & DevOps evangelist who can help mature the organization. 


Our Company is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Our Company makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

R&D - Engineering

Remote (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, IN)

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