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Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

About WideOrbit:

Say hello to a Wider World. WideOrbit helps media companies do more business by making it easier to buy and sell advertising. We build the one software platform that ties everything together – TV, radio, and digital ad sales, from pitch to payment. Chances are if there’s an ad on your local TV or radio station, over-the-air or streaming, our technology helped put it there. Our customers include NBCUniversal, ABC/Disney, Fox, Paramount, AMC, TelevisaUnivision, Audacy, and many more industry leaders around the world. In February 2023, WideOrbit became a part of Lumine Group, a Canadian listed company which in turn is a part of the Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) ecosystem, a multi-billion dollar global public company.

At WideOrbit, we make preserving our inclusive environment an ongoing priority, empowering team members to contribute at every level, in every function. We hire high-energy innovators who value diversity, unafraid to wield their passion and expertise to advocate for our customers and each other. At WideOrbit, you’ll make a difference and see your impact every day, while learning, growing, and enjoying what you do!

Job Description:

WideOrbit is looking for a top-notch Principal Software Engineer to focus on our WideOrbit Network and Traffic software solutions. WO Network is the seamless integration of WO Traffic and WO Program. It is a scalable, enterprise traffic and program software solution that enables network broadcasters to manage multiple stations, markets and groups from a single system. It includes real-time, flexible reporting that delivers extraordinary visibility and control at all levels of our customers’ business. This is Industrial Strength Programming - performance critical application development with a 3-tier, high-availability, high-volume, distributed architecture. As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll be serving as the expert in the field who will guide the future growth and development of the products.

Here’s what success will look like:

  • Serve as an expert in the field and principal advisor. Provide, guide and use professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues. Apply extensive knowledge of theories, practices and design matters. Lead the application of existing principles and guide development of new ideas.
  • Work on issues that impact program success or address future concepts and products. Solutions are devised based on limited information and requires judgment. Implementation of solutions requires a longer-term view which impacts strategic goals and objectives. Results impact multiple functions.
  • Exercise wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Create formal networks with key decision makers and widely recognized as expert and thought leader by both internal and external community. Serve as external spokesperson for the organization.
  • Analyze, design, program, debug and modify software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, cloud-based or Internet-related computer programs. Code may be used in commercial or end-user applications, such as materials management, financial management, HRIS, mobile apps or desktop applications products.
  • Use current programming language and technologies to write code, complete programming and perform testing and debugging of applications.
  • Complete documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.
  • May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

To thrive in this role, we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent combination of other education and experience.
  • 15 years of related experience in overall software development with a focus on Delphi.
  • Must be action and results-oriented, and able to expand and apply technical knowledge.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to meet product deadlines.
  • Creative problem-solver who works well both independently and as part of a team; able to foster and develop others' ideas as well as their own.
  • Detail oriented and able to coordinate work streams for on-time, on-budget delivery while ensuring project details are accounted for and acted upon.
  • Effective communicator to build relationships and manage business priorities.
  • Proven ability to foster and grow a collaborative and positive team environment to solve complex software challenges.
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL is highly preferred


This position can be based in any of our WideOrbit offices or Telecommute/Remote.

Pay Range:

$170,000 - $180,000


The compensation range listed, and general description of other compensation and benefits will apply to this position. Various factors are considered to determine compensation ranges including market data, location, experience, qualifications, and skills. WideOrbit reserves the right to pay more or less than the salary and benefit information posted.

Benefits & Perks:

Besides a great work environment with smart and friendly coworkers, access to leadership and knowledge about how your work impacts company success, here are some of our benefits and perks:

A competitive salary, health insurance, sabbatical leaves, great vacation package, work/life balance, life event benefits, casual work attire, stocked café, 401(k) match, and plenty of opportunities to grow!

We are committed to treating all applicants fairly, WideOrbit is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. Additionally, we consider qualified applicants whose histories are impacted by our justice system, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.