Principal Software Engineer – Canada

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Software Engineering
Job type
Full Time,
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11 Dec 2023
Computer Software

About Autodesk

Changing how the world is designed and made.

As a Principal Engineer on the Member Administration team within Autodesk Construction Solutions, you will be responsible for mentoring the engineering team and leading the technical design to build features that set our customers up for success in the Autodesk Construction Cloud. The Member Administration team is responsible for customer onboarding, product trials and evaluation, product licensing/subscription management, and much more. We communicate directly with our customers to provide solutions to some of their biggest construction management problems. You will play a critical role in bringing these solutions to life.

Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS) leads the development of Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC).

ACC improves construction management and empowers all builders with connected teams, workflows, and data through a platform where users can interface seamlessly and efficiently across the entire construction life cycle. Our goal is to save time by eliminating redundancies and offering a single platform that entire teams can leverage to convey information effectively. We build the future of construction software.


  • Design, code, test, debug and document new and existing features to ensure that the application meets business, quality, and operational needs
  • Build high-quality, robust code and establish/maintain high standards of code quality and testing
  • Provide guidance to team members on software development best practices
  • Interpret and translate business needs to technical requirements and tasks
  • Apply technical problem-solving skills to design secure, scalable architecture solutions
  • Research and drive adoption of new technologies
  • Identify risks and propose mitigation strategies associated with application architecture
  • Take an active role in code reviews and pull requests
  • Collaborate with a variety of teams in ACS, both domestic and abroad
  • Respond on a rotation basis to escalated incidents after-hours or on weekends to ensure 24/7 availability of our platform

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in software development and web technology stacks
  • 5+ years of production experience building apps on large-scale cloud-based infrastructure
  • Expertise building RESTful APIs, microservices, and front-end interfaces
  • Expertise with JavaScript frameworks (Node.js, React)
  • Expertise with SQL/Postgres DB
  • Strong knowledge of AWS and cloud architectures
  • Strong experience with application maintenance and monitoring tools
  • Strong experience building automation and CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience guiding a team of 3+ software engineers on projects
  • Familiarity with using Docker to build containerized applications
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to converse fluently with a wide range of audiences including product managers, customers, and software engineers
  • Curiosity to understand and analyze problems, think critically, and devise solutions
  • Remote collaboration skills to work effectively on a distributed team
  • Flexibility under changing conditions and ability to multi-task between projects
  • Passion for growth, learning, and mentoring others

About Autodesk Construction Solutions:

Autodesk has fully reimagined the construction business for the digital age, enabling company/ies to address the most important challenges they face today while preparing for new ways of working in the future. The Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS) portfolio connects the office, trailer and field so customers can move seamlessly through each phase of a building’s lifecycle — from design and preconstruction to construction, turnover and operations — with best-in-class solutions that include Assemble Systems, BIM 360, BuildingConnected and PlanGrid. General contractors, subcontractors, and owners around the world rely on ACS to win more work, enhance collaboration, speed decision-making, reduce risk, and improve overall project outcomes.

About Autodesk:

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

Salary transparency:

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on discretionary annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock or long-term incentive cash grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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