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Principal Software Engineer - BE



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Strength in Trust

OneTrust unlocks the full potential of data and AI, securely and responsibly. Our platform enforces the secure handling of company data, empowering organizations to drive innovation responsibly while mitigating risks. With a comprehensive suite of solutions spanning data and AI security, privacy, governance, risk, ethics, and compliance, OneTrust enables seamless collaboration between data teams and risk teams to enable rapid and trusted innovation. Recognized as the market leader in trust, OneTrust boasts over 300 patents and serves more than 14,000 customers globally, ranging from industry giants to small businesses.

The Challenge

We're looking for a talented and passionate Principal Software Engineer to join a geographically distributed agile product team. AI Developers are responsible for new software application development and integration work, including modification and optimization of code with a focus on performance. This person will influence and execute the technical strategy for Responsible AI and roadmap for products, making decisions on technologies that are robust and scalable.

Your Mission

The Principal Software Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing artificial intelligence solutions to solve complex problems. This involves designing and developing machine learning models and algorithms, analyzing data, and improving existing AI systems.

  • Development
    • The primary responsibilities include designing and implementing machine learning models and algorithms, analyzing data, developing and testing new AI systems.
    • Analyzing large amounts of complex data to identify patterns and trends and improve predictive capabilities.
    • Developing and testing algorithms and statistical models to enhance AI performance.
    • Designing and developing software applications, tools, and platforms that support AI systems.
    • Build quality directly into the engineering processes and solutions through automated testing and test-driven development.

  • Collaboration
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify and solve complex problems.
    • Work with Product Owners to translate the roadmap features into management components/tasks, estimate timings and resources, suggest solutions, and identify possible risk.
    • Lead and participate in the architectural design of features early in the development cycle.
    • Support the team to ensure all committed stories for the sprint are completed per the sprint goal.
  • Code Review
    • Conduct peer reviews to improve code quality.
    • Help junior developers follow development testing, exploratory testing, AI testing and/or test automation.
  • Support
    • Own your code in production, responding to incidents as they occur and participating in retros to determine how to be better in the future.
    • Work towards reducing total number of defects in the module/product to industry standards by catching and fixing issues early in development.
    • Resolve all critical and high-priority security defects in-sprint, or by the guidelines set by the SecOps team.
  • Lead
    • Help build high-performing teams, grow and mentor the technical skills within the team and create development opportunities for them.

You Are

You are someone who understands the benefits of microservices, but also understands the challenges while collaborating closely with Product Managers and Designers. You are able to accomplish multiple sophisticated software development tasks and remain engaged with the latest technology trends and understand operational challenges to continually evolve the application delivery process and platform components.

Your Experience Includes:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science, development, mathematics, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of full software development lifecycle, with experience in Agile development (Scrum, XP, Pair Programming)
  • Strong programming skills, particularly in languages such as Python and Java
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks and libraries
  • Expertise in data analysis, statistical modeling, and data visualization
  • Ability to design and develop machine learning algorithms and models.
  • Experience with cloud application development (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or Amazon Web Services)
  • Highly proficient at writing robust software for large-scale web applications in a dynamic environment with rapid release cycles and web services (e.g., RESTful services)
  • Proficient in using test automation framework, code quality tools and performance analysis tools.
  • Experience at writing robust software for large-scale web applications in a dynamic environment with rapid release cycles

Where we Work

OneTrust embraces a hybrid working model. Our Working@ OneTrust initiative is our way of clarifying where we hire, how we work together, and where we’re located in that hybrid model.

The underlying “why” for Working@ is that we are intentional about the culture that we want to create together. That includes bringing teams together, in-person, throughout the year to collaborate, build connections, learn from each other, and celebrate our wins to Finish Stronger.

We are committed to a flexible approach informed by a set of guiding principles. You’ll see that reflected in our worker designations: “Office-flex” and “Location-flex”.

  • Office-flex: Like a traditional hybrid model, OneTrust “Office-flex” employees may be asked to work in an office periodically if they are within a commutable distance to a OneTrust office. This includes coming into the office for our Company Kickoff, Company All Hands, and other larger company events. Beyond that, we give our leaders and teams the flexibility to set additional guidelines based on the nature of your role.
  • Location-flex: Similar to other companies’ remote policies, for OneTrust “Location-flex" roles, you will primarily work from your home office location. However, you may be required to travel to our OneTrust offices or customer sites periodically based on the nature of your role.

Each role may have specific requirements, so we encourage you to verify the location of the role with your recruiter during your first interview.


As an employee at OneTrust, you will be part of the OneTeam. That means you’ll receive support physically, mentally, and emotionally so that you can do your best work both in and out of the office. This includes comprehensive healthcare coverage, flexible PTO, equity stock options, annual performance bonus opportunities, retirement account support, 14+ weeks of paid parental leave, career development opportunities, company-paid privacy certification exam fees, and much more. Specific benefits differ by country. For more information, talk to your recruiter or visit onetrust.com/careers.


Check out the following to learn more about OneTrust and its people:

Your Data

You have the right to have your personal data updated or removed. You also have the right to have a copy of the information OneTrust holds about you. Further details about these rights are available on the website in our Privacy Overview. You can change your mind at any time and have your personal data removed from our database. In order to do this you must contact us and let us know you wish to be removed. The request should be made on the Data Subject Request Form.

Our Commitment to You

When you join OneTrust you are stepping onto a launching pad — the countdown has begun. The destination? A career without boundaries working alongside a diverse and inclusive crew who is passionate about doing meaningful work. As a pioneer, your voice and expertise will help chart the direction of an entirely new industry — Trust. Our commitment to putting people first starts with you. Your growth is part of the mission. Our goal is to give you the power to embark on the next phase of your uniquely, unique career

OneTrust provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by local laws.