Principal Engineer

£80,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 10 days ago

My client is large and dynamic inspiring organisation, with start-up mentality. We are looking for talented Lead Principle Engineer to help define the standards and technologies used across cloud infrastructure, software development and testing that will enable them to build high quality apps and services across the Digital and Technology teams.

You will work closely with Software Engineers, Cloud Engineers and Test Engineers across multiple platforms and technologies to create a beautiful application ecosystem that is consistent, highly usable, reliable and performant. You will play a key part in ensuring performance, reliability and services are always available to customers and to help grow the server infrastructure in line with the organisations expanding user base.

You’ll be an experienced Lead Engineer with a solid background in systems administration, specializing in automation, central configuration management, security, disaster recovery, and monitoring. You’ll ideally demonstrate:

Significant experience in a similar role, with accountabilities as outlined above
Experience working in a Linux and Microsoft environment, and knowledge of the Linux operating system
Shape platform architecture and instil to other Engineers why we practice DevOps
Take the lead in architecting systems and applications
Write excellent code adhering to coding and commenting standards
Take a test driven and behaviour driven development approach when writing code (use TDD and BDD) and instil to others via communities of practise
Advanced understanding and experience in programming skills with a proven strong background with multiple languages such as Go, Node.js, Java, Scala, JavaScript (server side and client side) and PHP
Delivering Infrastructure, Platform and Software as Service solutions using Public Cloud services, such as AWS, Azure and Goole
Good understanding and experience of database administration across a number of SQL and noSQL database technologies
Advanced understanding and experience of using various tools such as JIRA, Confluence and GitHub
Advanced understanding and experience of Object Oriented programming and its advantages and disadvantages in large scale applications
Significant experience in providing 3rd level (or higher) support within a corporate environment is essential
Experience and understanding of development, programming and release cycles

If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you! They’re a massive organisation based in a dynamic, fun office with a great start-up culture. They foster a collaborative environment where team members share ideas and thoughts, whether at their desks or playing table tennis. The client offers a fantastic benefits package including bonuses, very competitive perks and regular social activities. Amazing organisation and programmes, apply now!

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kam Bhangu
0207 025 0124

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