Principal Software Architect

Fortive Simsbury, CT
Are you looking for an opportunity to drive innovation and game changing solutions? Do you thrive off driving the adoption of new technologies and being a change agent? Does solving challenging, complex architectural and design issues excite you? If so, you are exactly the type of person we are looking for!

At Veeder-Root, our purpose is to support the world's global fueling infrastructure by delivering the best solutions in automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems driven by innovation and break-through thinking. We are committed to delivering measurable value to your customers and to continually expand that value through improvements to our solutions and processes. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to create the next big thing. We want individuals to push limits, look outside the box and think the unthinkable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Software Architect. We are looking for motivated individuals to join us on our journey. You need to think big, move fast, and want to make a significant impact. Are you ready?

What you will do:

* Stay aware of changing and new technologies and tools to evaluate and drive adoption within the software engineering team where appropriate

* Provide architectural designs and technical leadership to the software engineering team

* Design, develop, and execute software solutions to address business issues

* Provide architectural designs and technical leadership to the software engineer team

* Collaborate with peers, electrical and mechanical development teams, quality assurance and others as needed to produce game changing solutions

* Interpret business requirements to articulate the business needs to be addressed

* Troubleshoot critical and difficult code problems

* Mentor junior engineers on best practices in design and coding as well as transfer technical knowledge about existing products

What you'll learn:

* You'll be exposed to the exciting technology and development that it takes across mechanical, electrical, and software development to support this critical component of the global infrastructure, from the moment the truck arrives to deliver the fuel to the moment it's dispensed into the vehicle.

* You'll have the opportunity to work from the lowest levels of embedded software to support our automatic tank gauges to the highest levels of cloud-based applications to help support our fuel management solutions.

Where you'll be:

* United States- Simsbury, CT

What we need:

* Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

* 12 years' experience designing and building software applications

* 3-5 years of demonstrated technical team leadership

* 3-5 years of demonstrated software architect experience

* Proficiency in embedded systems, particularly Linux

* Proficiency in C / C

* Knowledge of database design, web application development, security, open source technologies, mobile development, and cloud platforms