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2022-36829 -

Principal Software Engineer Consumer Engineering Group (Full-stack / Frontend)

Location(s): Greater San Diego & Los Angeles
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Come join the Consumer Engineering (CX3) team as a Principal Engineer on the Flagship product development group! The Flagship engineering org owns the foundational income tax capabilities that powers multiple products including TurboTax Online, TurboTax Live, Business Tax, Credit Karma Money.  You will drive the architecture and execution of a complex composite app for TurboTax. You will play an important role in shaping the front-end architecture as TurboTax expands globally.  As the Principal Engineer with a focus on front- end; you will help push the ecosystem on the latest including GraphQL, server-side rendering, capability as a widget architecture with performance and resilience as table stakes.   You will lead the innovation to bring TurboTax for customers across the world!

You will partner with the Flagship engineering director and distinguished engineers to bring amazing consumer products to the market for Intuit’s Consumer Group.  You will play an important role in leading across large business units, mentoring engineers, solutioning global engineering projects and shaping Intuit wide architecture decisions to bring value to our customers around the world.

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience. Design/architecture experience preferred.
  • 12+ years’ experience designing and leading design for web, software or mobile applications.
  • Boundaryless leadership experience: Applying the nuances of influencing based on the situation, knowing when to push and when to ease, driving through designs, ideas, and roadmaps.
  • Deep understanding of design principles, architecture best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to present to all levels of leadership, including executives.
  • Expertise with modern technology stacks, microservices, public cloud and programming languages: GraphQL, REST, JavaScript, CSS, React, Java.
  • Foundational understanding and patterns around iOS and Android development, serverless, distributed systems, SDLC/MDLC, data taxonomy and persistence technologies, security, DevOps, open source.
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence the direction and tech strategy that drives the significant improvement in technology stack and generate customer/business values
  • Expertise at web UI technology, foundational web UI framework with strong knowledge of mobile native or vice versa.
  • Operation, engineering excellence: UI automation framework, testing strategy, client performance analysis and solutions to provide fast, highly available, high quality client experiences
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate industry best practices into the solution design and teach the large teams to adopt the best practices.

 

 Team/Leadership Qualifications

  • Team player possessing strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong mentoring skills. Able to influence and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical people.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and guide with large teams across multiple BUs/FGs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, complex technical environment.
  • Experience driving for results across cross-functional teams while maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills. Communicates clearly, succinctly, and persuasively to all levels of employees, customers, and management (including executives).
  • "Self-starter" attitude and the ability to make decisions independently.
  • Strategic thinking, experimentation mindset and data driven decisions, customer obsession.
  • Thought leader teaching best practices and knowledge to engineering groups.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership across a number of interdependent engineering teams, working closely with product management and design. Drive complex initiatives that span across multiple organizations.  Contribute to Intuit-wide architecture decisions.
  • Drive design and implementation of durable and software solutions that will solve critical customer problems. Ensure key non-functional requirements are met (including security, availability, performance, scale, quality, etc.).
  • Influence the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. Drive system and platform thinking within development teams.
  • Research, evaluate, and implement state-of-the-art technology (including open source, third party, etc.).
  • Communicate architectural and design options, educating development teams, business users, and senior leadership.
  • Coach and mentor other engineers in process, strategy and business alignment.
  • Provide perspective on leading industry trends, recommendations on new and emerging technologies, technology prototypes, patent proposals and engineering process improvements.
  • Actively stay abreast of mobile/SaaS/PaaS trends and standards, recommend best practices, and share learning.
  • Balance long vs short - think strategically. Have a bias towards working code and experimentation mindset. Encourage an experimentation mindset with POCs.
  • Drive strategic architecture planning to evolve technology stacks for developer velocity improvement and incremental customer values.
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"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."
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"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."
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"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."
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"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."
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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."
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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."
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"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."
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"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."
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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."
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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."
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"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."

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