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Principal Software Engineer

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    JavaScript Engineering

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    Software Engineer

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    £90000 - £110000 per annum + Shares

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    Jess Quinn

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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4x Principal Engineers - Node/ React - Digital Consultancy - Reading

Opportunity for 4 Principal Engineers to join a growing Digital consultancy on a permanent basis.

You will be joining a highly ambitious and growing company with award-winning leaders as they close digital gaps for their clients.

These are new within a Senior team and the Principal Engineers inspire and challenge other engineers to grow into digital experts through teaching, mentoring, and coaching and thought leadership.

Principal Engineers collaborate with stakeholders in the business - maximising the value of new engagements.


This is a hands-on role with no direct reports and the Principal Engineers will be working across a portfolio of clients in multi-skilled agile delivery teams.


  • Able to influence the technical direction of projects
  • JavaScript, React, Node
  • Deep knowledge of Agile development, TDD/ BDD, CI/CD, Paired Programming
  • Cloud Technology
  • DevOps mindset
  • Testing tools
  • Hands-on with development teams
  • Interviewing experience
  • Mentoring experience

We are looking for those who are close to engineering and are interested in progressing in their career by speaking at meetups and contributing to tech blogs and blog pieces.

Salary - up to £110k+ shares.

Reading based office and ideally looking for one day a week in the office.

Interview - 2 stage interview process - no at home tech test.

Jess Quinn, La Fosse Associates.