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Principal Software Engineer - FinTech

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer - FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/18003/A/KS/200122_1642677551
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer / Developer (Ruby Golang Python) *Hybrid WfH / Remote*. Are you an experienced polyglot software engineer who enjoys complex problem and using a range of technology to get the best tool to do the job?

You could be joining a payments processing focussed FinTech that is revolutionising the way regular payments are made, removing the need for Direct Debit forms and complex Standing Orders via their SaaS technology platform used by a range of clients including major retailers and utility providers.

As a Principal Software Engineer you will remain hands-on with code and take a lead role in architecture and design decisions for large scale distributed systems. Providing engineering leadership across multiple Agile teams you'll tackle hard technical challenges involving architecture, scalability, system-wide performance and engineering best practice. The current stack is comprised mainly of Ruby / RoR and encompasses Golang, Python, React, SQL / NoSQL databases and modern infrastructure tooling such as Kubernetes. You'll have exposure across the full technology stack and proactively seek improvements.

There's a remote interview and onboarding process as well as the ability to work from home the majority of the time; you'll join colleagues in the London office for a day every one to two weeks for team meet-ups and socials.

*You have a wealth of software engineering experience across the full technology stack
*You have a range of development experience with programming languages such as Ruby, Golang, Python, Java, JavaScript
*You have a good knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL databases
*You have a deep understanding of engineering best practice; scalable, highly performant and high volume systems
*You have an Agile mindset - are collaborative and happy to share knowledge and mentor other skilled engineers

As a Principal Software Engineer / Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £130k) plus bonus, share options and benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Principal Software Engineer / Developer (Ruby Golang Python) opportunity.