Lead Software Engineer

Danbury, CT 06810

Posted: 08/17/2023 Industry: MRO and Industrial Distribution Job Number: 3201 Pay Rate: $135K-$145K

Job Description

Innovate the Future: Lead Software Engineer - Cutting-Edge Solutions!

Principal Software Engineer
Business Unit/Function: Software Engineering
Location: Danbury, CT
Reports to: Director, Software Engineering

Are you ready to shape the future of data-through-delivery technology solutions? Our client is revolutionizing the postal, parcel, and eCommerce industries with cutting-edge solutions. As a Principal Software Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of innovation, driving excellence and efficiency across their world-class product offerings.

Our client redefines the way businesses operate in the digital age. Leveraging their history of innovation and industry expertise, they partner with global clients to deliver unmatched results and service excellence. With a diverse portfolio spanning production-level printers, automation systems, and productivity software, they are the driving force behind operational transformation.

Your Impact: As a Principal Software Engineer, you'll be instrumental in expanding the capabilities of our client's mission-critical real-time control system. With a high degree of project-level responsibility, you'll lead the development lifecycle, from concept to release. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Drive innovation by expanding features and capabilities within our real-time control system.
  • Take ownership of the development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to deployment.
  • Develop multi-threaded, object-oriented applications in C++ under Windows.
  • Interface with diverse devices through various interfaces (serial, network, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and solve complex system-level issues across mechanical, electrical, and software domains.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, both internal and external.
  • Implement customer-specific enhancements, enhancing the overall system.


Elevate Your Career: If you're ready to lead transformative change in the postal and parcel industry, seize this opportunity to drive innovation!

Apply Now and be part of a team shaping the future of technology-driven solutions!


Job Requirements


  • Extensive experience in C++ development for multi-threaded applications.
  • Proven track record in object-oriented software design and development.
  • Strong experience with large-scale software projects and full life cycle processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex system-level challenges.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, bridging technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Familiarity with C++ STL and C# is a plus.
  • Adaptable to evolving software development processes.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeanine Ellison
Executive Search Consultant

Jeanine has over 20 years of recruiting experience and currently leads our Print, Packaging and Communications practice. She also works in Industrial MRO and the Information Technology Marketing Industries. The positions she successfully places range from Sales to Business Development to Director to President. Technology positions range from Project/Program Managers to Operations and Implementation Managers to CTOs.

A common thread for all her clients is “top-grading” talent resulting in the organization’s increase in revenues and profitability. She takes it as a personal challenge to find the best candidate no one else is able to find!

Jeanine joined WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW in November, 2009 and brings in-depth staffing industry expertise in recruiting, operations and management.

Jeanine started her career placing candidates in a vast array of industries in positions ranging from entry-level to executive management. She quickly moved from a private organization managing multiple offices to working for a national firm, where she oversaw all recruiting and operations for the Midwest Region.


  • BS, Illinois State University
  • Certified Professional Staffing certification


  • 2015 Top Search Consultant
  • 2015 Management Recruiters International Network Pacesetter winner
  • Member of the #4 (of 500) Global Billing Management Team
  • Member of the Top Midwest Billing Management Team (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nationally ranked Project Manager

“There is no greater feeling of satisfaction than positively impacting the lives of our candidates & clients and helping them achieve their career goals.”


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