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Cummins Inc. Principal Software Engineer (REMOTE) in Indianapolis, Indiana

Principal Software Engineer (REMOTE)


We are looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join our team specializing in Systems/Information Technology for our Corporate office in your U.S. home office. This role will be fully remote with up to 10% travel post pandemic.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle; Document and demonstrate solutions; Develops flow charts, layouts and documentation

  • Determine feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions; Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them

  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming

  • Recommend state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participate in educational opportunities; read professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organizations; remain passionate about great technologies, especially open source

  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and issues while protecting IT assets by keeping information confidential; Improve applications by conducting systems analysis recommending changes in policies and procedures

  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities; Grow engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting and hiring

  • Define applications and their interfaces, allocate responsibilities to applications, understand solution deployment, and communicate requirements for interactions with solution context, define Nonfunctional Requirements (NFRs).

  • Provide oversight and foster Built-In Quality and Team and Technical Agility; Adopt new mindsets and habits in how people approach their work while supporting decentralized decision making.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • College Degree from a College/University is required.

  • Experience coding, developing, and configuring message brokers such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, and Kafka

  • Experience deploying highly available production systems on AWS or Azure; AWS preferred

  • Experience in all facets of DevOps (Azure monitor, Azure pipelines, AWS pipeline), including coding, build & artifact packaging, deployment systems, on-call rotation, and SCRUM/Kanban

  • Exposure to IoT devices and platforms; RaspberryPI, Arduino, AWS IoT, or Azure IoT Hub (Azure monitor, Azure pipelines)

  • Experience with production metrics systems inclusive of alarming/alerting and tuning notifications/thresholds; good to have experience on CloudWatch / CWL, Canaries, and Pingdom

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Base salary range: $92,300 - $115,400

Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after taking into account relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, 20 N Meridian

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 9, 2022, 8:04:38 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 210008FK