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Principal Software Engineer Java Ruby

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer Java Ruby
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14957/B/KS/260220_1582733700
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer (Backend Java Ruby AWS). Are you a passionate technologist, looking to progress your career to a leadership position and remain hands-on with technology? You could be heading up a small team of likeminded engineers working on a ground breaking search technology using the latest technologies.

As the Principal Software Engineer at this pioneering search technology start-up you will provide technical leadership to a small team, including task planning, code reviews and staff development, enabling continual learning through 10% time and allocated training budgets.

You will work with other engineers to remove pain points, optimise workflows and enhance the intelligence and capabilities of the system, taking technical ownership and working with Product Owners and Marketing to flesh out business requirements and ensure that the team is solving the right problems to help the business. You'll ensure that the team adheres to high standards and follows best practice using Agile methodologies for rapid delivery, there's a lot of new Greenfield development projects as well as optimisation and scalability work.

You'll be based in modern open plan City offices with casual dress code and friendly, informal atmosphere with flexible working (2 days a week a home if desired).


*Ability to write code in a high level programming language such as Ruby, Java, Python
*Experience of taking technical ownership of a specific application, product or infrastructure
*Technical leadership experience
*Keen to work with new and emerging technology such as Kotlin on AWS
*Collaborative nature, keen to learn and share knowledge with others
*Business acumen / entrepreneurial

As the Principal Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £110k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Principal Software Engineer (Backend Java Ruby AWS) opportunity.