Principal Node.js Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts

Open to Remote

Full Time

$200k - $220k

Our client is a renowned industry-leading investment management firm headquartered in the heart of Boston. They are very committed to innovation and technology, and are seeking a highly skilled Principal Software Engineer to join their dynamic team to help do so. This role offers a unique opportunity to blend coding expertise with software architecture responsibilities to drive innovation in our investment management solutions. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and architecting cutting-edge software solutions that empower their investment professionals to make data-driven decisions. Your responsibilities will encompass both hands-on coding and strategic software architecture, driving the evolution of our technology stack and ensuring its scalability, reliability, and performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Software Development: Write high-quality, maintainable code using the MERN (MongoDB, Express.js, React, Node.js) stack to build and enhance financial software applications.

  2. Software Architecture: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and design the software architecture for complex financial systems, ensuring scalability, security, and maintainability.

  3. Technical Leadership: Mentor and guide junior engineers, fostering a culture of excellence, best practices, and continuous learning within the team.

  4. Problem Solving: Analyze and solve complex technical challenges, proactively identifying potential issues and proposing innovative solutions.

  5. Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, quantitative analysts, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions.

  6. Code Review: Conduct code reviews to maintain code quality and ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices.

  7. Research and Development: Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry trends, advocating for their integration when applicable.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Proven experience (8+ years) in full-stack web development, with a strong focus on the MERN stack.
  • Extensive experience in software architecture and design, with a track record of architecting scalable and robust applications.
  • Proficiency in modern software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum) and version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in the financial industry is a plus, but not required.

If you are a passionate Principal Software Engineer, excited about the opportunity to make a significant impact in the finance industry through coding and architecture, we encourage you to apply. Join our clients team and be a part of our mission to deliver world-class investment solutions.

Posted by: Nicholas Costello

Specialization: Node.js