Principal Software Architect
Impinj - Seattle, WA

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Today’s retail and tomorrow’s Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications rely on item-status data sourced from UHF RFID tags. Impinj, the world’s #1 provider of UHF RFID products and solutions, is looking for a principal software architect to lead the design and development of software platforms and APIs that deliver RFID-based data streams for enterprise applications developed by others. Join the Impinj team and apply your knowledge and experience architecting enterprise and cloud-based applications to this exciting IoT future.

Make architectural design choices, define APIs, develop distributed services, and build a scalable multi-platform IoT solution.

Work closely with Impinj product managers and account executives interfacing with customer and partner projects and applications.

Interface closely with our fast-paced hardware and software development teams using agile methodologies. Our company culture encourages innovation, technical leadership, and quality products.


Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely-related field and 10+ years of experience in software architecture and enterprise software applications.

Proficiency with a broad range of programming languages, open-source platforms, and related technologies.

A demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly.

Familiarity with developing, deploying, or maintaining large scale corporate IT systems (preferably in retail).

Previous experience working with third-party software suppliers and partners.

Very strong written communication and documentation skills.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills.

Desired Qualifications

Prior experience with retail software, solutions, and/or applications.

Prior experience with RFID products, systems, and protocols.

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