• Principal Software Engineer

    Software Development
  • Responsibilities

    We’re looking for a highly energetic and passionate senior software engineer to join our top-notch engineering team. As a member of our team, you’ll design, develop, and test software that runs on Digital Reef’s highly scalable grid computing platform. Our industry leading product enables our customers to process large volumes of unstructured electronic data. This exciting opportunity will allow you to utilize many advanced technologies while providing solutions to challenging problems in the area of Big Data. 

    Digital Reef is a rapidly growing division of TransPerfect Legal Solutions. Come join the excitement!


    • Develop robust and scalable software that runs within our analytic and service tiers. This includes: importing and exporting data, searching indexes, generating reports, performing various advanced text analytic functions, web services, interfacing with javascript and Silverlight UI applications, job scheduling, management components and application frameworks 
    • Participate in our Agile development process 
    • Write functional and design specifications 
    • Participate in design reviews and code audits 
    • Perform unit and system level testing 
    • Utilize source control management and bug tracking tools 
    • Assist customer support activities


    • Minimum BS in CS, EE or related discipline
    • 10+ years of software development
    • 5+ years of Java development
    • Excellent Object-oriented development skills
    • Working with Linux as a development and production system
    • In-Depth knowledge of SQL and development against relation databases
    • 2+ years experience with search at scale using Lucene, ElasticSearch or Solr
    • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
    • Good written and verbal
    • Good interpersonal skills

    Desired Skills

    • Prior work with highly scaled distributed computing systems
    • Exposure to NoSql solutions
    • Experience working with storage systems and different file systems
    • Work with unstructured text analytics
    • Numerical analysis
    • Machine Learning is a plus
    • Track record of independently driving the design and development of significant pieces of an application


    Digital Reef, a TransPerfect Legal Solutions proprietary software, is an e-discovery platform offering big data processing and management solutions. With unparalleled Big Data processing capabilities, Digital Reef's advanced technology provides legal teams with the fastest and most reliable way to ingest, cull, analyze, and export data.


    TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) is the industry leader in multilingual legal support services. Since 1992, we have been providing a comprehensive suite of solutions that facilitates every aspect of our clients' legal matters. From court reporting and e-discovery for litigation to virtual data rooms for M&A and bankruptcy cases, TLS is a one-stop-shop for the global legal industry. As a specialized division of TransPerfect Inc., the world's largest privately owned language services provider, we are the only legal support services provider that also offers a full array of translation, interpretation, and other multilingual solutions.


    With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


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