Principal Engineer, Software Engineering

Job Locations US-Los Gatos | US
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/31/2022 1:01 PM)


This is a US Remote Opportunity


Cradlepoint was born in Boise and built for wireless. We are a team of authentic, hard-working, and innovative people driven by a shared vision to Connect Beyond the limits of wired networks. We help customers — big and small, across industries and around the world — utilize LTE and 5G cellular technology to connect people, places, and things, anywhere. We’re at the forefront of the Wireless WAN and 5G — the next big waves in networking — and we remain as hungry and humble as the day we started. If you’re hungry to be part of something big, come join us.


How Will You Contribute to the Company?


We have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Engineer in Software Engineering who has hands-on industry experience in building UI/UX for security analytics products or services and will help us innovate our user experience and user interfaces. In this role, you will be a technical lead for a dynamic team and participate in defining and executing GUI features. You will be interacting and working closely with the finest engineering and product management team in the industry, and you will find the work is fun, challenging, cutting-edge, and innovative.


What Will You Do?

  • Both a hands-on and strategic role that drives solution architecture that aligns with both business and technology strategies
  • Architect technology platforms that are highly scalable, and responsive and serve as a foundation for building key enterprise components
  • Lead the GUI design and userexperience of various security analytics features
  • Work with UX and Product to define the approach and best practice
  • Guide UI engineers and write beautiful and scalable applications
  • Support, maintain, and document software functionality
  • Collaborate across multi-site software service teams and provide expertise and best practices


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent qualifications 
  • Five to seven (5-7+) years of experienceleading the development of UI/UX in a security analytics platform
  • Experience in designing and articulating user experience using mockups or other tools to help GUI development
  • Experience and knowledge in one or more Client-side frameworks along with JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, and CSS
  • Well-versed with Coding standards, Code coverage, Unit tests, and automation
  • Experience defining and delivering features against business objectives 
  • Experience partnering with product, contributing to product strategy, and instilling a customer-focused mindset in the organization 


Bonus Points: 

  • Knowledge of Ember
  • Experience with AWS technologies, docker, Kubernetes, micro-services architecture, and CI/CD processes 
  • Located in Los Gatos, CA


Note: Did you know that women and other marginalized groups often hold back on applying to jobs if they don’t meet 100% of all listed requirements? We don’t want you to hold back! If you don’t check every single box above but still feel like you could successfully do the work, we encourage you to apply! We’d love to connect and see how you could add to our team.


Why Cradlepoint?

At Cradlepoint, we’re one team - all in on inclusion. Celebrating the uniqueness of our individual team members across the globe helps us build diverse teams where we all can thrive. Our connected, community-focused culture enables each one of us to perform at our best and fully be ourselves.


Our Cradlepoint values drive everything we do:

  • Stay humble and hungry: Be a curious learner, resilient, and competitive.
  • Don’t point a finger; lend a hand: We are one team! Communicate, provide support, and lift others.
  • Make a difference: Prioritize, innovate, differentiate, and think big for customer success. Make a difference in work and in our communities.
  • Keep it simple: Eliminate complexity. Reduce time to value.
  • Enjoy the ride: Celebrate – appreciate – grow.
  • Trust, Respect, and transparency: Be ethical, data-driven, respectful, and straight shooters who share openly.


We are creating the future of global connectivity & community. Come join us. You belong here.


Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary with a focus on a global market; Annual and Incremental Incentive plans; employee retirement plans (where available)
  • Flexible Time Off with Global Holiday Schedules to promote work-life balance
  • Wellness initiatives focused on the health and mental well-being of our team members and their families, including free membership to Headspace (a mindfulness and well-being app), an International Employee Assistance Program, and dedicated quarterly Well-being Days and No Internal Meeting Fridays.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligible to participate in customary health and other benefit plans and programs based on location
  • Work from home opportunities across our global locations with a culture rooted in inclusion and teamwork 




Cradlepoint’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees’ differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to attract, develop, and engage top talent from a diverse candidate pool. It is our policy and commitment to provide equal opportunity employment for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


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