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Principal Engineer - Cloud and Microservices in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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  • Location:
    1 Orange Way
    Windsor, CT
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Job Description

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Position Summary:

Voya Financial is looking for a Principal Engineer - Cloud & Microservices that will have a deep knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines, be self-driven, actively looking for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done. Additionally, they will have a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, believes that good software development includes good architecture, design and testing, documentation, and collaboration.

Position Description:

  • Leading (Architecting, Designing, Coding) major transformative projects converting monolithic complex applications into cloud native.

  • Decomposing Traditional Webservices into Microservices patterns
  • Hands on Implementation experience in CI/CD pipelines
  • Experienced in :
  • Complex distributed systems, Message Broker Architectures/ESB/API Mgmt. tools.
  • Developing and deploying applications on public or private cloud
  • Microservices and REST APIs
  • Vendor mgmt. experience to move and support Cloud Transformation for complex applications.
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Agile development and methodologies.
    • J2EE Stacks, SpringBoot, NoSQL Databases
  • Git, Jenkins, Pivotal Cloud Foundry(preferred) or AWS
  • Building consumer-facing web and mobile software solutions at scale
  • Leveraging the latest technologies when building out APIs such as NoSQL(Dynamo DB, Mongo DB) databases, serverless (AWS Lambda, Azure Functions) and established software and design patterns
  • Authentication (OAuth2, OpenID Connect, etc) and authorization of APIs and security best practices such as validation, etc

Preferred Qualifications:

Pivotal Cloud Foundry or AWS, Apigee or Mulesoft experience

  • Ability to solve complex development problems and produce the highest quality code while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering and/or 9 or more years of professional IT work experience.  May have an advanced degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in the technology tower assigned, with demonstrable work experience in related stacks. 
  • Multiple industry certifications preferred.  


Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.