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Principal Software Developer

Job Title: Principal Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15568/A/KS/230920_1600857019
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Principal Software Developer / Team Lead (Python Golang Node Ruby) *Remote Interview WFH*. Are you a senior technologist seeking role where you can take ownership and build a team whilst still remaining hands-on with technology? You could be joining a fast growing Creative Services Agency, making an impact and progressing your career.

As a Principal Software Developer you'll take a lead role in the design, development, testing, deployment and improvement of digital products and services in production and drive best practices such as TDD, Pair Programming and Code Reviews. You'll help to recruit and grow a team around you, providing line management and mentoring to more junior developers, fostering a supportive culture of self-development and first class engineering practices.

When hands-on coding you'll have a focus on backend systems using a range of technologies, project dependant and operate across the full development lifecycle; from liaising directly with clients (largely in the government or retail sectors) in the requirements phase through to solution user centred design and delivery.

The company is currently operating fully remotely (including remote interview / onboarding process), with plans for a gradual return to the City based offices with continued flexible working opportunities (2 days in the office / 3 days WFH).

*You have a breadth of experience across the full development lifecycle
*You're able to set the technical vision for products and services and skilfully translate and communicate technical concepts for clients and the delivery team
*You have hands-on coding skills with at least one of the following languages (the more the better!): Python, Node.js, Golang, Ruby
*You're experienced with deploying, hosting, securing, monitoring and scaling in the Cloud (AWS or GCP) and are familiar with configuration management tools (e.g. Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, KMS
*You've worked with Git version control, CI/CD, TDD / BDD approaches
*You're collaborative and have excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
*Ability to achieve Security Clearance; must have been UK resident for over 5 years

As a Principal Software Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £85k) plus benefits including a generous holiday allowance; enhanced maternity leave package; annual training budget to use as you wish; as well as range of other perks.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Principal Software Developer opportunity.