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RSA Senior Principal Software Manufacturing Engineer

Primary Location: Bedford, Massachusetts

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RSA Senior Principal Software Manufacturing Engineer

RSA provides trusted identity and access management for 12,000 organizations around the world, managing 50 million identities and providing secure, convenient access to millions of users. RSA specializes in empowering security-first organizations in financial services, healthcare, energy, technology services, and other industries to thrive in a digital world with identity-first security, delivering complete capabilities for modern authentication, lifecycle management, and identity governance. Whether in the cloud or on-premises, RSA connects people with the digital resources they depend on everywhere they live, work and play. For more information, go to

For decades, RSA has pioneered many of the encryption, authentication and identity federation technologies that still power the Internet. And now RSA is transforming the industry yet again, paving the way for the future of digital identity through next-generation and hybrid cloud identity platform, the first ever and only multi-functional, passwordless hardware authenticator, and a frictionless, mobile-optimized experience for the modern workforce. If you are a self-motivated entrepreneur looking for a fast-paced challenge doing something that truly matters, come join our winning team!

Immediate opportunity for a passionate and talented Senior Principal Software Engineer to join a team of software professionals. The team is responsible for developing software for the secure manufacturing infrastructure that enables high volume production of information security products. This engineer will be engaged in all aspects of the development lifecycle including architecture, design, implementation, release, deployment, and support.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Product Development, Architecture, IT, and Security organizations to develop software for server, database, and desktop applications
  • Development of high-quality software utilizing unit test and Test-Driven Development methods
  • Write software requirements and design specifications
  • Contribute significantly to architecture design and decisions
  • Analyze requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates, and work with the cross-functional team to meet project milestones

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership in the software development lifecycle and security development cycle best practices
  • Write software requirements and design specifications
  • Review design, test plan, code, and documentation
  • Fix defects in released software
  • Provide on-call support, on a rotational basis, to resolve software issues escalated by the Manufacturing group
  • Mentor junior level engineers


  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Organized, thorough, and detail oriented
  • Ability to work within a team environment and work with people with diverse background
  • Willing to learn new software technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willing to support aggressive schedules

Education & Experience:

  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • Extensive experience in Java and J2EE environment, Spring framework, Eclipse, JUnit, Log4j, Web Services, JDBC, SQL
  • Experience with MS SQLServer
  • Experience with Java JCA/JCE based encryption desirable
  • Familiar with common design patterns such as MVC
  • Extensive experience with software development lifecycle frameworks including Agile (Scrum), Waterfall, and test-driven development
  • Experience with security development cycle (SDL) highly desirable
  • Experience with system performance/scalability
  • Experience with crypto library (such as BSAFE) and PKI is a plus
  • Experience with database programming highly desirable

RSA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RSA are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. RSA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. All RSA employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity.

If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact All employees must be legally authorized to work in the US. RSA participates in E-Verify. RSA and its approved consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with RSA. RSA reserves the right to amend or withdraw any job posting at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Job ID: RSASE003704
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