Principal Software Engineer – Java – AWS – Big Data - Boston, MA Area – Up to $140K+

Position Title – WRTPDXPSWEJ082017

Principal Software Engineer – Java – AWS – Big Data - Boston, MA Area – Up to $140K+

Base + Bonus + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits

Local Candidates Only


A highly successful, private, innovative & fast growing software firm that has built a disruptive platform for the advertising industry that allows advertisers to manage their advertisements on the internet, and how advertising is bought and sold. Their Linux-based platform is a high-performance real-time, automated, self-learning decision-support system that matches advertisers, publishers, and web users at a huge rate of speed. They have a who’s who list of customers and are now at about 400 people and are growing to the next level. They are still private and offer stability, big technical challenges, base, bonus and equity. They are in a $B market. Great culture, plenty of perks, & lots of upside.

Position Summary:

My client is seeking a highly motivated Principal Software Engineer - Java to participate in the engineering of an automated media decision platform for advertisers utilizing numerous technologies in AWS. If you have a passion for working with large data (Petabytes) and millions of transactions per second, this is the job for you!!! My client’s vision is to make marketing better using data science. The world’s top brands and agencies partner with my client to better understand and engage their customers across all available media formats, devices, channels, and buying modes. Their advertising solution, ranked #1 in the industry by Forrester Research, provides marketers with unparalleled Media Activation, Marketing Analytics and Data Management capabilities.


• Work with a highly skilled engineering team in all phases of the Agile development process from design to deployment

• Design, develop, maintain solutions using Big Data, Data Science, AWS and other related technologies

• Work with quality assurance, release engineering and product management to deliver quality software

• Test, enhance and debug software to produce the required product

• Must have a passion to learn new technologies

Required Skills and Competencies:

• 7+ years of software development experience

• Expert knowledge of Java

• Experience developing high scale, high performance distributed systems

• Good understanding of algorithms, data structures, performance optimization techniques, object-oriented programming, multi-threading and real-time programming.

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• MS/BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

• Familiarity with UNIX environments (Linux)

• Experience with Big Data and AWS services is a plus

• Experience is Agile methodologies is a plus

• Datacenter infrastructure and networking experience is a plus

Contact Information

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB Site –

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.