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Senior Principal Software Engineer


VAST Data is looking for a Senior Principal Software Engineer to join our growing team!

We are looking for top talent to come join the newly established US Engineering team and be on the ground floor of building this team and influencing the team’s success and hiring. This is a great opportunity to be part of the fast-growing infrastructure company in history. In just a few short years, we’ve shaken up the industry by challenging traditional architecture models and introduced a revolutionary set of storage possibilities through our Universal Storage platform.

Our success has been built through incredible leadership and motivated employees who want to leverage their skills & experiences to make a real impact. This is an opportunity to be a key player at a pivotal time in our company’s growth.

Come join the disruption, make your mark, and be a part of the amazing team introducing the new era of data storage! 


We are looking for a software team leader to lead one of our core teams. He/she will be responsible for the delivery of innovative key features, providing technical guidance to team members, improving existing products and features. He/she should be a great team player with the ability to develop strong working relationships and increase engagement / collaboration with peers to drive technology roadmaps.


  • Responsible to contribute to products’ vision and subsequent execution
  • Oversee the overall development life-cycle, from design/planning, to implementation and support to maintain high standard of software quality
  • Provide technical leadership to team member while taking active part in the team tasks
  • Assigns tasks, reviews work and may contribute to employee performance appraisals
  • Work with internal teams, peers and customers to understand product requirements thus translating to successful software development 
  • Engage with key customers to understand their challenges and requirements, then develop design and implement innovative solutions to meet these requirements


  • Relevant academic degree (CS/ CE / EE)
  • At least 15 years experience in multiple software development languages including C/C++ – Must
  • At least 5 years as team leader – Must
  • 10+ years experience in design and development of enterprise-level and multi-threaded system
  • Knowledge and experience in Linux - Must
  • Experience working with Linux environments - Advantage
  • Experience in design, coding, integration, and debugging capabilities
  • Self-starter, enthusiastic proactive mindsetAbility to write code and conduct thorough code reviews


Location: RTP, North Carolina

Employment: Full-time

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