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Principal Software Engineer

Job ID R32939 Address Unit No-3, 3rd Floor, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 400059 Job Type Full time
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As a Software Engineer, you will work with the latest frameworks, languages, and tools available to build world class software that is transforming the logistics industry. You'll be challenged to build modern, responsive, and highly scalable systems that are accelerating commerce through the world's most connected supply chain platform, Navisphere. If you are a software engineer who enjoys collaborating with other talented and passionate engineers and working on the world's most complex supply chain solutions, this is the opportunity for you!

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Software Engineer for C.H. Robinson? Take a look at these traits and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter

Career Path

There are many journeys you can choose to take with us – this is just one example! We also offer opportunities to advance into leadership roles where you could be both hands-on and directly leading a team. We support your desired path and life goals.

  • Software Engineer

  • Software Engineer II

  • Software Engineer III

  • Senior Software Engineer

  • Principal Software Engineer

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There are a lot of fun events outside of the main responsibilities such as projects which involved people from different parts of the organization working together on tech and non-tech topics, events organized by Women in Tech (employee resource group) such as the book club and activities encouraged by the HR Team.

Software Quality Assurance Analyst, Warsaw, Poland
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Teamwork culture is valuable. Workflow-wise, you do not feel that you work in a large company. We’ve got small teams with a lot of initiative. At the same time, you see the scale of the system architecture and you realize that you work in a big company with a small, friendly team attitude.

Software Engineer, Warsaw, Poland
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I’ve found my time at C.H. Robinson extremely rewarding. It’s a fast paced environment where we use cutting edge technologies to move the world. Each day is a new challenge, receiving updates from the business, developing and deploying solutions, and getting immediate feedback from users.

Software Engineer II, North America

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The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design solutions that align to the long-term plan for a service or product based on deep expertise and customer insights
  • Partner with various engineering teams to create and manage a long-term architecture and execution roadmap for a product or service
  • Review designs and implementation to ensure alignment with our long-term vision
  • Drive architectural, enterprise change and influence strategic business initiatives
  • Define interfaces and develop code for modules across products or services
  • Ensure consistent, usable, forward-looking, maintainable test infrastructure; draw from a large base of design patterns, is an expert in available technologies, and is adept at identifying practices that work well
  • Identify code across multiple code bases to optimize, refactor, and reuse code to improve performance and maintainability while ensuring maximum efficiency, effectiveness, and return on investment
  • Lead code reviews across the product or service, understand the root causes of issues, and find ways to resolve them
  • Apply technical expertise to solve problems and enable the team to deliver quality designs
  • Develop and maintain thorough architectural documentation for the product or service
  • Design products or services by using secure programming patterns and finding, fixing, and enhancing security in existing applications
  • Ensure security best practices are part of design and implementation of new features and applications
  • Demonstrate strategic understanding of the timing and rationale for design choices, within the scope of work
  • Assist in incubating new projects and technologies to enable the next wave of customer scenarios
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineering teams through technical POC’s, shared frameworks, and desired best practices and patterns for software development, delivery, and management
  • Ensure that teams across the organization have the appropriate engineering lifecycle that provides for task estimation, design and code review, bug triage, code check-in, testing, and performance standards to meet customer and business goals
  • Collaborate across the organization to define new ways of thinking to improve quality, engineering excellence, and productivity
  • Tailor communication to a variety of audiences and perspectives and anticipate issues to prevent conflict
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IS, MIS, or other technology degree or minimum 4 years of equivalent work experience and high school diploma/GED
  • Minimum 8 years of experience designing and driving implementation of large-scale software products or services that span multiple systems
  • Experience with modern development languages (ex. .Net CORE, C#, Java)
  • Experience with thin-client development (ex. HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JS frameworks)
  • Experience with database objects in relational databases (ex. MS SQL, Oracle) including schema design, stored procedure development and performance and optimization techniques
  • Experience with non-relational databases (ex. MongoDB, Elastic, Cosmos)
  • Experience with microservice architecture, CQRS, event driven and eventually consistent system design patterns and system flows
  • Experience establishing testing patterns, acceptance testing criteria, and reviewing others’ automated tests
  • Experience with version control systems (ex. GIT, GITHub, TFS, etc.)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices
  • Experience building cloud native applications and services (ex. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with data streaming architecture and frameworks (Kafka, ESB)


  • Experience working on large-scale open source or inner source software development
  • Experience in system integration projects or global projects
  • Contributions to open source projects, publicly available frameworks and/or patents
  • Proven record of strong decision-making, conflict resolution, follow through and building technical relationships with senior executives
  • Ability to appreciate complex problems with a thorough design and collaborate with multiple partners on common goals
  • Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Possess solid communication skills and strong customer focus
  • Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams
  • Experience directly or indirectly leading high performing teams with the ability to assess and grow software engineering talent
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Your Health, Wealth, and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Group Mediclaim Policy (GMC)

  • Group Personal Accident (GPA) policy

  • Covid-19 related coverage and reimbursement

  • Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

  • Group Term Life (GTL) Insurance Plan for employees

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Investment Declaration & Flexi Benefit Plan

  • Variable Pay based on position

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Paid Privilege, Casual and Sick Leaves

  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leaves

  • Paid Compassionate Leaves

  • Paid Public Holidays

  • Paid time off to vote

  • Reward & Recognition Program

  • Wedding Allowance

  • Special Mobility Assistance

  • Employee Wellness Initiatives

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Equal Opportunity Statement

C.H. Robinson recognizes the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we may invite you to complete the voluntary self-identification. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment, Any information provided will be kept confidential, and separate from your employment application. This information may be used for diversity reporting purposes in accordance with applicable local law.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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