Principal Software Engineer

Anaplan, the Connected Planning pioneer, is changing the way the world’s most respected companies do business. We believe in clear, open communication enabling teams to overcome obstacles and move forward together. We want you to feel that you belong to a team, you matter, and are able to be your authentic self. We all work together to deliver business value with the power of Connected Planning at every level within every organization, and alongside an ever-growing number of users, a rich partner ecosystem, and active community. At Anaplan, our values are key to everything we do. We call it #AnaplanLOVE

At Anaplan these words come to life by making employees feel empowered and inspired.

Building a strong culture around company values is an ongoing journey

that will continue to be the core of our existence.

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated Principal Software Engineer to join our growing team of global engineers at our vibrant tech hub in Kings Cross London, UK to build and ship award-winning, cloud planning technology that is helping people and companies around the world every day to make better-informed plans and decisions.

You will join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas, and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed. We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun. In fact, we’re so serious about it that it’s one of our core values.

Located in a stunning, modern building overlooking the Regent’s Canal, our London office is set in the beautiful Kings Place. With a rooftop terrace, wrap around windows and within walking distance to plenty of great food options, you are set up to not only do great work but be in an environment that is inspiring.

Anaplan are currently a remote workforce in light of COVID-19 and will be till spring / early summer when we’ll return to our awesome offices.

More about you:

You have a genuine passion for software engineering, a firm desire to continuously improve the software that you (and the company) work on, the development process and tooling. You thrive in an environment that deeply values collaboration, feedback, and learning.

You are happy to drive design and architectural discussions, engage with a variety of stakeholders, and advocate for your strong opinions on best practice, quality and attitude. You believe in being a good example and mentor to others around you (within your team and beyond), and are intensely collaborative.

You believe quality is something we all take ownership of, and write high-quality, well-tested code. You believe and advocate the importance of automation and end-to-end ownership.

What you’ll be doing:

The core language for this role is Java and we are looking for exceptional engineers with in-depth experience in multi-threaded systems written in Java. You’ll be working on a broad set of enhancements to Anaplan’s internal identity and authentication systems, but also participating in and driving other initiatives for the company’s growth into a multi-cloud solution.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the design and implementation of software, including high-throughput services, focusing on the company’s internal identity and authentication services
  • Working with stakeholders to translate product goals into prioritised requirements
  • Collaborating in the development and maintenance of the team’s development environment and CI/CD pipelines, with the constant aim of full automation
  • Coaching and collaborating with other engineering teams to share experience and deliver value
  • Providing technical support for systems in production
  • Sharing your positive energy and enthusiasm – culture fit is a really big deal to us

Desired Experience:

  • Java
  • Kubernetes, Docker
  • CI tooling like Jenkins
  • REST API frameworks like SpringBoot
  • The OAuth 2.0 protocol

What we offer:

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, and a comprehensive range of benefits.
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • Huge problems to solve – you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!

Our diversity and inclusion commitment

Build your job in a place that thrives on diversity, inclusion and belonging. We believe in maintaining a hiring and working experience in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!

Our story

Anaplan is a cloud-native enterprise SaaS company helping global enterprises orchestrate business performance. Our customers come first to create heroes, unlock potential & build trust and confidence. We challenge legacy thinking and software that isn’t flexible for the modern organization. We have architected the only platform that will take the time from planning to decision down to zero.

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems.

Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time, to make better decisions to enhance your business. The platform helps you dynamically orchestrate performance enterprise-wide, and convert constant change to your environment.

See what our global customers and partners have to say about Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business. Learn about our history, see our recognitions and achievements, and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan. Get to know more about working at Anaplan by checking out our social channels.

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COVID-19 Update

Protecting the health and safety of our communities, including our employees and of those considering a career at Anaplan, is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.