Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + + Bonus + Shares + Benefits

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    James Potton

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Principal Software Engineer

Salary: up to £120k + Bonus + Shares + Benefits

I am partnered with an established London FinTech who are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to drive growth and be hands-on with the implementation of their product-focused development.

The Principal Software Engineer will get exposure to a full-stack role, with JavaScript (React, TypeScript) and Java / Node.JS.

We are offering the Principal Software Engineer:

  • Direct working with the CTO and VP of Engineering to define long-term strategies and spearhead growth opportunities
  • A role focusing on architecture, new technologies and use of third-party platforms
  • Heavy involvment with technical decisions and aligning teams for an accurate and efficient development approach.

There will be no 'direct' management' in this role, however, the Principal Software Engineer will assist with hiring, as well as mentoring/coaching and pinpointing teamwork to deliver value.

The Principal Software Engineer will be working directly with an infrastructure that is Microservice based, utilising Docker and Kubernetes for an AWS cloud deployment. Building React frontends powered by Elasticsearch is a core implementation. Knowledge/experience with distributed systems/architecture would be ideal. Other tech includes PostgreSQL, Jenkins and GraphQL.

Based near Bond Street, the company offer excellent benefits including discretionary bonus, share options, 9% non-con pension, 25-days holiday, full healthcare, and more!

Apply now for immediate consideration for this excellent Principal Software Engineer opportunity!

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