Contract Principal Engineer - 6 Month Contract

Contract Principal Engineer - 6 Month Contract

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £700 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack Cascarino

  • Email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Contract Principal Engineer Needed!!

6 months - ASAP Start - £700-£800pd

Fully Remote

This is your chance to join a brilliant business who have had an incredibly exciting 2020. You will help guide the engineering teams through their exciting next steps.

You must have hands on experience leading engineering teams as well as extensive Ruby/Ruby on Rails exposure.

Ideally you will also have;

* Extensive commercial experience in Ruby on Rails (10+ years)

* Excellent experience of AWS

* Extensive experience in designing APIs and API-first web applications

* Strong experience in automated testing

* Extensive experience in designing relational databases such as Postgres, MariaDB, MySQL, with knowledge of best practices for DB schemas and SQL required

* Some experience in front-end JavaScript development with a modern framework (VueJS ideal) * Communication skills and ability to work both with front-end, back-end and DevOps engineers

* Strong knowledge of web authentication mechanisms and security threats

* Strong understanding of event-driven and reactive infrastructures, namely on AWS (knowledge of SQS, SNS etc) * Very strong experience in containers technologies, namely Docker

* Exposure to Serverless architectures on AWS (Lambda, API Gateway, S3 etc) would be good

* Strong experience in setting up basic CI pipelines ideally with CircleCI

* Exposure to mature branching strategies, secret management strategies

Apply for more details!!