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Principal Engineer

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    JavaScript Engineering

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    £100000 - £120000 per annum

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    Jess Quinn

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    about 2 months ago

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Principal Engineer - London/Hybrid - React/Node - 120k

The European market leader in personalised products are hiring a Principal Engineer to join them on a permanent basis. It is a hybrid position, allowing for flexible office days each week (London).

As a Principal Engineer you will play a key role in solving exciting and challenging problems, as well as being responsible for the editor which is a highly interactive tool for customers to design and customize their photo book or calendar!

The Principal Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that their systems are reliable and scale correctly.

Tech stack:

The Principal Engineer will ensure excellent technical quality, aligning multiple teams to work together on the editor codebase. They possess ideas to tackle the most complex technical challenges using:

  • React, Redux - ideally working on complex single page apps
  • Node microservices written in JavaScript/Typescript
  • AWS
  • CI/CD with Jenkins
  • Cypress end-to-end
  • Agile team processes


  • Currently in a Principal Engineer role, or ready for your next step
  • Communicative and social
  • Strong collaborator
  • Not afraid to challenge (with good intent)
  • Dedicated to continual improvement
  • Strong leadership skills

Salary: Up to £120k + annual performance bonus, pension, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday, choice of MacBook/PC and many more!

Louis Crane, La Fosse associates.