Principle Engineer

Seen recently on a job postings mailing list:

Principle Engineer – Java & XML Architect

A privately held technology startup located in San Jose, CA., is currently seeking candidates for the position of Principle Engineer (with specializations in Java and XML technologies). This position will report directly to the VP of Engineering and will serve as the company’s primary source of detailed technical knowledge for Java-based systems & software with an emphasis on XML….

I think this is a great idea for corporate managers:

Principle Engineer – Accounting Practices and Fiduciary Responsibility

Corporate America is currently seeking candidates for the position of Principle Engineer (with specializations in Accounting Practices and Fiduciary Responsibility). This position will report to directly to the CEO, with dotted-line reporting to the Board of Directors and outside analysts, and will serve as the companies’ conscience, in the event individual consciences fail.