Principal Software Engineer

Morningstar (Mumbai, MH, India) 4 days ago

About Us:  

Morningstar Inc. (USA) is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. we offer an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the debt and private capital markets.   

With more than 5,200 employees and operations in 27 countries, we provide data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, debt securities, and real-time global market data. 

Morningstar India office has been certified as “Great Place to Work!” consecutively for the 4th year in 2020 and is in the “Top 25 Great Workplaces” in the India Banking and Financial Sector category of “Great Place to Work!” 

The Team:  

Our Research experience Technology team consists of talented developers and IT experts who help make technology one of Morningstar’s core strengths. Though our technologists represent a range of skills and knowledge bases, they all view technology as a craft and care deeply about creating positive user experiences. 

Using our Software products, we deliver Morningstar research content & tools to our clients (Individuals & Advisors) that helps investors achieve their financial goals. 

The Role: 

An ideal candidate would be self-starter technologist with hands on development experience, who gets technology as an art, understands business goals and creates scalable, flexible technical solutions. The candidate would be responsible for delivery and ensuring modern software development practices are being applied with rigor. In this role, you will lead the development of the Research experience platform. He would cultivate a culture of high energy and technical excellence. Establishing a good support infrastructure to handle production issues and being responsive to customer problems is essential to the role. Exposure & experience in large-scale system implementation is a big plus. This position is based out of our Mumbai office.  

  • Knowledge and practical experience with domain modeling and object-oriented design patterns and principles, such as the SOLID principles. 
  • An understanding of security principles and how to create secure applications. 
  • Experience with software engineering best practices, including test driven development, automated unit testing and functional testing and DevOps and continuous integration/continuous delivery. 
  • Act as the software guardian. Own non-functional requirements, architectural direction, quality of the code and addressing technical debt 
  • Designs for the big-picture: product roadmap over next quarter and years  
  • Leads end-to-end design  
  • Understand our business, partner and model our core assets into our software systems  
  • Implements an evolutionary and incremental steps  
  • Work across many teams and squads  
  • Motivate team and create a strong culture of engineering excellence.  
  • Collaborate with local & global teams for both technical and non-technica issues like project management and requirements management.  
  • Cultivate technical backlog to upgrade platform continuously.  
  • Analyze & remediate production issues and build in fault tolerance & operational readiness into the system architecture.  
  • High availability of systems is a must-have.  
  • Flexible team-player who remains organized and productive even having multiple deliverables. 


  • 8 to 14 years of prior hands on programming experience
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript & Advanced JavaScript concepts.
  • Front-end: Hands on working experience with vue.js or other js frameworks like angular or react
  • Need to have experience in writing object-oriented JavaScript
  • Back-end: Working experience of Node.Js to build back-end services
  • AWS services: Experience in providing solution to various use case/ business problems using various AWS service (Cloud) to build enterprise level application
  • Good Understanding of serverless computing
  • Experience & knowledge around various technical practices like Unit test case writing, CI/CD etc
  • Knowledge of SQL and No SQL Databases
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies (Scrum is preferred)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact in both written and oral English
  • Good leadership skills and ability to drive Jr. members for achieving milestones
  • Guiding and mentoring the team with best practices and standards to improve product quality and team efficiency
  • Track record or producing driving and producing change 
  • Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.  

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