Skip to main content
Job Details
2021-25420 -

Principal Software Engineer

Location(s): Bengaluru, India
Apply Now Apply Later Join Talent Community

Join our mission

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps our customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. We help give over 50 million consumer, small business, and self-employed customers around the world the opportunity to prosper.

Overview

Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel BIG innovation. Year-over-year, Intuit has been recognized on Fortune's “100 Best Companies to Work For” and at the top of Fortune World’s “Most Admired Software Companies.” This is the culture that fosters innovation and growth in our products: we change the financial lives of more than 50 million personal users and 7 million small businesses.

Intuit’s products are the financial software of choice for business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers, financial institutions and accounting professionals. You probably know us by our flagship products, Mint, QuickBooks, TurboTax but that's just the start. Over 50 million users and 7 million small businesses depend on Intuit because we innovate at the crossroads of real customer problems and breakthrough technology. Over 20% of the US GDP flows through our products.

Intuit’s Consumer Group includes TurboTax US and Canada product, Canada’s best-selling do-it-yourself tax software and the market leader in tax prep software. We empower people to get great money outcomes with ease. TurboTax Canada owns a market share of more than 55% with revenue of more than $33 million CAD while US market share of more than 50% with revenue of more than $450 million USD. The product is used for preparing and filing tax returns while being developed in Bangalore. The team has end to end ownership of TurboTax development from Bangalore.

We are a team of 30+ engineers known for our culture of Extreme Accountability, Deep Customer Empathy and focus on continuous Innovation. We call ourselves AN ECOSYSTEM not just a team, where our thoughts and ideas backed by strong customer data transform into smart features in the product regularly and consistently.

What you'll bring

Qualifications:

  • 15+ yrs of experience   architecting   and   designing   desktop   solutions   on Windows and SAAS offerings; Hands on (50% time spent on coding/code reviews)
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience with Object Oriented Languages (OOD), C++, C# and .Net.
  • Rich UI Development experience
  • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong experience in the Software design/architecture process
  • Worked on highly complex technical challenges delivering durable capability that was leveraged across the organization
  • Demonstrated lead with scale —understands the holistic view, work across boundaries at which systems collide and intersect; define interfaces. Exceled at delivering outcomes within and across other organizations and removed mismatches between   organizational,   technological   and   governance boundaries
  • Demonstrated Evaluation of leading industry trends, and provided recommendations on new and emerging technologies to meet business goals or simplify existing processes
  • Experience with unit testing & Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience developing, maintaining, and innovating desktop-based C++

Scope of work:

  • Apply full understanding of the software engineering discipline (they are a master of their discipline) and industry best practices plus creativity to effectively design, implement, and support SW products and services.
  • Work on significant assignments that are broad in scope and complexity and, cover a wide range of issues.
  • Discover and evaluate the most relevant factors to be considered in the creation, design, implementation or modification of software and services.
  • Exercise independent judgment in the selection of methods and techniques used to deliver software and services. Considers build, buy and partnering alternatives in the selection process.
  • Create formal internal and external networks outside of own area of expertise to leverage things such as best practices and technologies.
  • Coach and mentor other engineers on methods and techniques.
  • Coordinate technical dependencies with other teams.
  • Influence business strategy with expertise on technology drivers and trends and creates the technology vision. Ensure clarity of business and technology strategy and its enabling capabilities
  • Measure and optimize efficiency, effectiveness, and agility of technology
  • (Availability, performance, required tech + operational excellence)
  • Identify, analyze, and remediate root causes of systemic technical issues.
  • Accountable for sound technical design artifacts
  • Ensure quality metrics and technical debt goals are actively managed
  • Assess and revise (if necessary) tradeoffs during execution
  • Accountable for adoption of  Intuit standards,   best practices, and design patterns
  • De-risk and assist execution teams in solving complex technical problems

 

 

 

 

 

How you will lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering functional requirements, developing technical specifications, and project & test planning
  • Designing/developing Desktop Applications, prototypes, or proofs of concepts (POC’s).
  • Demonstrate tech   leadership:   Mentoring   junior   engineers,   new   team members, and applying technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems
  • Ability to navigate Intuit towards Ecosystems and Platform to be steward in visioning short- and long-term trade-offs across business and technology.
  • Own the current and future state and drive delivery through clear and bite size   Support   execution   teams   with   complex   development   and operational challenges through hands-on technical leadership via code design and contributions
  • Applies left shift mindset and   plays   various   roles   of   DEV,   QE   and   Ops throughout the development life cycle and owns the E2E quality of the deliverable.
  • Work cross-functionally with   various   Intuit   teams:   product   management, QA/QE, various product lines, or business units to drive forward results
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the project. Hands-on in coding
  • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM methodologies
Gleb at work
Gleb Intuit employee
"When I encounter a technical problem, I feel driven to find a solution that is simple, human, and easy to understand."
Morag at work
Morag Intuit employee
"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Photo of Natalie
Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
Conrad at work
Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
Joylyn at work
Joylyn Intuit employee
"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
Conrad at work
Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Photo of Natalie
Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Heather at work
Heather Intuit employee
"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Jake at work
Jake Intuit employee
"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
Alexandria at work
Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
Breaunna at work
Breaunna Intuit employee
"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
Chelsia at work
Chelsia Intuit employee
"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
Carl at work
Carl Intuit employee
"I know that as a product manager at Intuit, my impact matters. Our products support millions of small businesses and individuals around the globe with their finances, delivering more money and fueling the success of real people."

Hear from our employees

Conrad De Peuter

Senior Data Scientist - Machine Learning Futures Group

Conrad leverages tools like natural language processing and machine learning to help tax analysts and small business owners use TurboTax and QuickBooks more efficiently. For Conrad, Intuit is a great place to learn, grow, and take full ownership of your career path.

Award-winning culture, best-in-class benefits

culture icon

Culture and values

Intuit's company culture is rooted in our core values, which promote an innovative and inclusive environment where diverse perspectives and new ideas are celebrated.

More about Intuit life play_arrow
benefits icon

Benefits we offer

People who give their best deserve the best in return. We offer rewards that include everything you’d expect, and even more that you wouldn’t. Enjoy the best in class perks and benefits at Intuit.

More about our benefits play_arrow
hiring process icon

Hiring process

From set-up to sign-off, everything you need to know for a successful interview day with Intuit.

More about our hiring process play_arrow
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Our culture and entrepreneurial spirit have earned us a spot on “Best Companies to Work For” lists year after year. Join us in our mission to power prosperity around the world.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.

Related Content

  1. Woman working on laptop

    Intuit Technology

    We’re making advances in AI, Cloud, and Mobile technology to power an innovative global financial platform.

    Find Out More
  2. Programmer working on code

    Software Engineering at Intuit

    From open source to the latest Intuit tech, connect with our engineering community.

    Read More
  3. Women in a crowded theater smiling

    Tech Women @ Intuit

    Helping women share expertise, build community, and grow their careers.

    Read More
  4. Customer at counter

    Corporate Responsibility at Intuit

    We're dedicated to making a positive impact for our team, our environment, and our community.

    Read More