Principal Software Engineer



Job Description

Job Overview

Principal Software Engineer will be part of a team of the most creative in the industry who are focused on developing innovative, scalable, responsive web and mobile applications that touch our growing customer base every day. As part of the Labs team, SEIV will work collaboratively with an agile team of engineers and designers to build applications, enhance existing systems, and respond to issues as they arise.


As a ReactJS Expert Lead below are the expectations:


Extensive React Knowledge: A deep understanding of React and its ecosystem is crucial. You should be proficient in React concepts, state management (e.g., Redux), and component lifecycle.

Strong JavaScript Fundamentals: Solid grasp of core JavaScript concepts, ES6+ features, and modern JavaScript tooling.

UI/UX Design Skills: Familiarity with UI/UX principles, as well as experience collaborating with designers to create user-friendly interfaces.

Advanced Front-End Development: Expertise in HTML, CSS, and responsive design techniques.

Testing: Proficiency in writing unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests for React applications and understanding of testing frameworks like jest, react testing library, wdio etc

About Us

When you join iCIMS, you join the team helping global companies transform business and the world through the power of talent. Our customers do amazing things: design rocket ships, create vaccines, deliver consumer goods globally, overnight, with a smile. As the Talent Cloud company, we empower these organizations to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent. We’re passionate about helping companies build a diverse, winning workforce and about building our home team. We're dedicated to fostering an inclusive, purpose-driven, and innovative work environment where everyone belongs. 


  • Architect, design and implement new features and perform code reviews
  • Ability to have expertise broadly across all our products
  • Build flexible/scalable test frameworks without over-engineering and choose simple, straightforward solutions over more complex ones, using known existing solutions
  • Using engineering standard processes, design, develop, analyze test plans and strategies to meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability and security needs
  • Partner with Dev Managers, Scrum Masters in Release and Sprint planning
  • Review technologies and development standard methodologies for improving product and processes
  • Research and fix challenging and complex issues as they arise
  • Proactively search for making improvements across products, platforms, and modules
  • Mentor Software Engineers (II-III)
  • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS’ policies, procedures, and values



  • Create external value through patent, white paper, speaker at conferences. Creates brand and company equity
  • Advanced Expertise in some of the following frameworks or libraries: Angular, VueJS, Ruby on Rails, Node, React Native, Redux, TypeScript
  • Bonus points for experience with FFMPEG, ImageMagick, RabbitMQ, D3, Swagger, or MJML
  • Advanced proficiency with several advanced design patterns including Visitor, Interpreter, Prototype
  • Expertise in test automation tools, such as Selenium WebDriver, Appium or similar tools
  • Expertise in JavaScript testing frameworks, such as JUnit, TestNG, JEST, Jasmine or similar
  • Advanced expertise in test design, test creation, test execution and defect analysis/root cause investigation on a large-scale enterprise software
  • Experience in advocating and evangelizing standard methodologies such as Test Driven Development (TDD), behavioral-driven development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Expertise using Docker containerization, setting-up build and release tools such as, Jenkins and AWS elastic beanstalk.
  • Research emerging software engineering practices, philosophies and techniques and recommends changes to the organization
  • Ability to influence organizationally, lead and organize initiatives that cross product and portfolio boundaries
  • Create standard methodologies and guide teams to anticipate issues/opportunities when building solutions


One of the following Education/Certifications/Licenses Required

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or other technical degree and 5 years of software engineering experience or 3 years of experience developing recruiting software.
  • Bachelor’s degree* in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or other technical degree and 5 years of experience developing recruiting software or 7 years of software engineering experience.
  • In lieu of bachelor’s or technical degree, we will accept 2 additional years of software engineering experience.


EEO Statement

iCIMS is a place where everyone belongs.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our approach helps us to build a winning team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. So, regardless of how your diversity expresses itself, you can find a home here at iCIMS.   


We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at   

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive health and wellness benefits include medical insurance (employee and dependent family members), personal accident and group term life insurance, bonding and parental leave,  lifestyle spending account reimbursements, wellness services offerings, sick and casual/emergency days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, retirals (PF - employer contribution) and gratuity. Benefits and eligibility may vary by location, role, and tenure. Learn more here: