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Job Title: Sr. Principal Software Engineer - GoLang and Python
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Boston, MA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 08/17/2019
Expire Date: 08/27/2019
Job Categories: Architectural Services, Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Internet/E-Commerce, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
Sr. Principal Software Engineer - GoLang and Python

Job Summary

A technology lead position focused on Go and Python based cloud micro-services, web-applications and portals, for the purpose of building next generation machine-learning models and systems.

Serves as a technology leader fostering the delivery of world-class product solutions to deliver the highest value to the business. Serves as a trusted advisor within the D&T organization, overseeing the outcomes of multiple teams and the most critical products. Utilizes strong leadership skills and deep expertise, while exhibiting learning agility to promote open-source solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Principally develops, maintains, enhances, and tests systems of the highest complexity. May lead or coordinate the efforts of various teams, implement various dependent systems, or lead / implement corporate wide technology initiatives. 
  • Performs or oversees the investigation and resolution of complex and critical data, system, and software issues in the production environment.
  • Serves as the primary technical point of contact on client engagements of the highest complexity and of critical value to the organization. Coordinates efforts of multiple teams.
  • Designs and implements micro-services using of Go (software language).
  • Designs Machine-Learning systems including Natural Language Processing, Classification and Regression models.
  • Implements Machine-Learning micro-services using Go and Python.
  • Architects large cloud-based software systems.
  • Leads and maintains Agile development sprints.
  • Develops web-based applications and portals using React/Redux.
  • Develops unit tests to validate systems, applications, portals, models and micro-services.
  • Oversees all production databases and persists in maintenance and management.
  • Liaises directly with clients on strategic engagements.
  • Liaises directly with strategic partners on system and data integration.
  • Performs or oversees the specification and design of new features at client or business request. 
  • Performs or oversees the evaluation of new platforms, tools, and technologies.
  • Designs, develops, and maintains internal algorithms and tools. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May have formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides assistance such as technical guidance, code review, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a project. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field 
  • Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes
  • Typically has 10+ years of relevant work experience. Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information at all levels of the organization.

Financial Knowledge

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to direct others and teams to these tasks.

Other Skills and/or Abilities

  • High ability and desire to learn new technologies and stay current. Substantial experience with other technologies as needed.
  • Experience developing micro-services using Go and Python.
  • Experience developing web applications using React/Redux.
  • Experience using Docker and orchestration, such as, Mesos or Kubernetes.
  • Experience leading and maintaining Agile sprints.
  • Knowledge of RESTful interface design, OAuth2, SSL/TLS, TCP/IP, Unix/Linux, UML, Bash/Sh, Kafka, Redis, Cassandra/MongoDB.

Scope of Responsibility

Decisions made with thorough understanding of technical best practices, and general understanding of procedures and company policies, to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause significant impact to co-workers and supervisor, severe damage to a client engagement, or unacceptable downtime for company systems.

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