Principal Software Engineer - Payment Platform

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Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Are you interested in building the only one Data Cloud that unlocks near-unlimited data opportunities? Are you excited about building systems with near-infinite scalability, performance and flexibility? Would you like to be part of one of the fastest-growing companies with tremendous growth opportunities? Then come join Snowflake.

Snowflake Marketplace enables Snowflake customers to list and monetize their dataset, and gives everyone who desires data-driven decision-making, access to live and ready-to-query data sets from hundreds to thousands of third-party data providers and data service providers.

The Payment Platform supports the marketplace e-commerce for consumers and providers. It is a pillar to accelerate Snowflake’s Marketplace and the core of every monetization product.

We are looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to build our new Payment Platform. To be successful in the role, the candidate needs to have significant experience in software engineering and domain expertise in databases and/or payment systems.


  • Drive highly impactful initiatives from idea formulation, to design, and to implementation.
  • Innovate and Build a reliable and scalable Payment Platform leveraging Snowflake technologies.
  • Collaborate with product managers, architects, other engineering team members and finance/revenue teams to build new features and products for business needs.
  • Identify the improvements in our systems, data models, functional gaps, and design and build the solutions.
  • Provide a technical roadmap for the team.
  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers.


  • 15+ years of software development experience 
  • Extensive and strong development experience in Java and SQL.
  • Technical leadership, strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience in databases and payment systems is a plus.
  • BS/MS/PHD in Computer Science or related majors, or equivalent experience. 

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company’s confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company’s data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.