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Job Alert: Principal Engineer Research & Development z/OS 

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Job Alert: Principal Engineer Research & Development z/OS 

Principal Engineer Research & Development z/OS 


The global data privacy software market is projected to grow from $2.36 billion in 2022 to $25.85 billion by 2029. 

So, if you are searching for an innovative career, then the cybersecurity industry might just be the one for you. Protegrity, an international provider of data protection solutions, is looking for new team members who want to make an impact in a company that prioritizes something we all care about: our privacy. 

We need people who recognize the opportunity, can plan effectively, take action and execute in the enterprise marketplace with our intuitive, diverse, and future-forward global teams. 

So, are you up for collaborating with the best in data security? 

Join us on this journey and make an impact with one of the top 25 global software providers. We look forward to making our world become a better place with you on our team. 

Apply and discover what’s next today!

Protegrity is seeking for experienced professional for our software product development team which creates enterprise data security ecosystem for global organizations. As part of Protegrity’s talented product development team you will contribute to cutting-edge research, development and future product planning in a fast-paced Agile environment. This position is perfect for creative smart individuals who enjoy building technology, technical leadership/mentorship and an end-to-end process from problem definition to resolution. 

To qualify, you should have 8+ years of relevant experience in developing & integrating scalable solutions. You should be highly versatile with zOS, its concepts and building software on it. 


Contribute to continuous development, enhancement and maintenance of existing and new products 

Contributes to appropriate software development methods, standards, tools to achieve well-engineered outcome. Ability to mentor/advise for effective development practices to be used by team including usage of design patterns, frameworks, programming/debugging environments, IDEs. 

Assisting in planning and estimation of product backlog & features of the team/s to the product owners 

Contribution to advanced participation in the process for Agile development of products with an ownership of technical requirements and design. Ability to lead the technical interaction of the team with internal and external stakeholders, especially for the technical requirements and associated product design. 

Adaptability to learn and enhance skills in the domain of data security alongside the product’s technical environment. 

Customer and prospect presentations and discussions for pre-sales, post-sales and support. 

Doing product presentations within Protegrity. Assisting others with Protegrity with in-depth knowledge of z/OS capabilities and features. 

Ability to mentor & review work of other engineers and Capable to work as an individual contributor too. Necessary soft skills to be demonstrated for review/mentorship of engineers inside the team and across the teams. 

Excellent collaboration abilities within and across teams for technical requirements and design finalizations. Cross team technical dependencies to be owned.

Ability to be a good team player and soft skilled person. 

Ability to handle basic z/OS software maintenance and LINUX OS installs and upgrades. 

Required Skills: 

8+ years post-bachelor’s degree experience as software engineer in developing & integrating applications in zOS and associated programming 

Mastery on computer science concepts and systems programming 

In depth knowledge and proven experience in systems programming using C, C++, z/OS High Level Assembler (HLASM) including interfacing between HLASM and C routines 

Good knowledge of z/OS operating system architecture and network configurations Well versed with compiler and software build tools associated with zOS. 

Experience in programming with network protocols viz. TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL and network Sockets Hands on experience writing and debugging z/OS system-level authorized programs including cross memory applications 

Debugging, troubleshooting, profiling own’s code as well as reviewing that of peers and other individual contributors in the team. 

Good ability to resolve complex bugs and performance issues with zOS apps 

Capability to specify, design, implement, debug and profile high-performance systems software. Good at concepts of efficient software writing with optimal utilization of resources like memory, cpu, disk, io etc. while writing & reviewing code. 

Understanding of parallel computing software 

Sufficient knowledge of office productivity tools to represent formal exchange of technical content communication. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with good rapport and collaboration with teammates across the company. 

Understanding the role of technology in the context of business priorities. 

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of operating systems and concepts. Linux & Windows is the preference. · Exposure to Linux and Shell Scripting 
  • Knowledge of software performance measurements and tuning 
  • Understanding of software security requirements and associated standards like NIST, OWASP, PCI-DSS etc. 
  • Hands on experience in SQL, configuring and tuning databases viz. DB2 
  • Has gone through a DevOps cycle, CI/CD pipelines and software test automations. · Knowledge of cryptography and cryptographic algorithms 
  • Know hows of Agile process for product delivery. 
  • Good understanding of open source software and popular licensing like GNU, MIT, Apache, BSD etc. · Knowledge of Public Cloud technologies like AWS/GCP/Azure 
  • Experience on other programming languages like Java/Python/Go/C++/C# 

$141,000 – $172,000 a year 


We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits with generous vacation and holiday time off. All employees are also provided access to ongoing learning & development. 

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace is our priority. We are committed to an environment of acceptance where you are free to bring your full self to work. All qualified applicants and current employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. 


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