Principal Software Engineer (Remote in Portugal)

Portugal /
Engineering and R&D – Data Governance Domain /
/ Remote

Talend, a leader in data integration and data governance, is changing the way the world makes decisions. In order to compete and win, IT and business leaders need data that they can trust and understand instantly. Talend Data Fabric is the only platform that seamlessly combines an extensive range of data integration and governance capabilities to actively manage the health of corporate information. This unified approach is unique and essential to delivering complete, clean, and uncompromised data in real-time to all employees. It has made it possible to create innovations like the Talend Trust Score™, an industry-first assessment that instantly quantifies the reliability of any data set.
Over 7,250 customers have chosen Talend to run their businesses on healthy data. Talend is recognized as a leader in its field by leading analyst firms and industry media.
We pride ourselves in our values of Passion, Agility, Team Spirit, and Integrity. Every one of our 1,400 employees brings a certain je ne sais quoi that makes Talend special.

We are looking for a Principal Backend Developer (m/f)
Talend Data Preparation, Talend Data Inventory and Talend Data Stewardship are the next-generation cloud data governance applications being developed at Talend. They bring intelligent and collaborative capabilities to datasets inventory and transformation for our customers and are the corner stone of Talend Data Fabric strategy. They leverage the new Talend runtime based on Apache Beam and Apache Spark and are built using Java & Scala, JavaScript and React. We uses Docker, Kubernetes and modern CI / CD technology. 
·       Scoping and designing  products backend solutions
·       Evaluating new technologies, building proof of concepts and sharing findings
·       Define technical roadmap combining Data Governance products’ needs and the global Talend technical roadmap​
·       Owning the health of backend components (schedule upgrades, track tech debt…)
·       Collaborating with Architecture and Security teams to validate designs and integrate best practices ​
·       Guiding and mentoring other engineers
Skills and experience
·       7+ years of experience in Cloud application development
·       3+ years in designing and building highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software
·       Strong knowledge of Object Oriented and/or functional programming
·       Experience working in an Agile SCRUM/Kanban environment
·       Knowledge of one of the Cloud providers environment (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform)
·       Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in English, both verbally and in writing
What we offer you
Join a friendly and passionate team to work with the latest cloud native approaches and technologies (Spark, Beam, K8S, Docker, Kafka, Terraform, AWS, Azure to name a few)
A challenging but rewarding environment with international scope
Flexibility of full remote working


Talend has received some pretty impressive accolades along the way:

- 7,250+ global customers rely on Talend for their data health
- Named a Leader for Data Integration Tools by Gartner (for the 7th year in a row)
- Named a Leader for Data Quality Solutions by Gartner (for the 5th year in a row)
- Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Fabric (for the 2nd time in a row)
- Top 100 best Leadership teams, compensation and benefits 2022 by
- Ranked in the DBTA “100 Companies that Matter Most in Data”
We are passionate about helping companies become more data driven; and, if we can be honest, we are all geeks at heart who pride ourselves on the vibrant company culture that we have built.

As a global employer, Talend believes our success depends on diversity, inclusion and mutual respect among our team members. We want to look like our customers, and we recruit, develop and retain the most hardworking people from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of business need, merit, capability and equality of opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us via email to request an accommodation at We appreciate your interest in Talend.

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