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Principal Software Engineer

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    Software Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £700 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Christopher Hibbert

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role: IT Software Engineer

Location: Headquarters in Guildford, remote working options will be available.

Duration: 6 month contract

Rate: up to £700 (Inside IR35)

Start Date: ASAP

IT Principal Engineer needed for a global financial services client - contract role based in Guildford (remote/onsite working)

Our key client is currently looking for a highly motivated Principal Engineer to support their development teams in implementing a new insurance platform. Alongside your proven engineering skills, you will have a good understanding of Cloud technologies (AWS & Azure) as well as DevSecOps principles with which to influence technology roadmaps and help mentor other software engineers.

Skills required;

  • Extensive experience of software engineering & modern practices (e.g. SOLID, Agile, TDD, BDD)
  • Expert knowledge of several of the following technologies (Java, Angular, NoSQL and RDS DBs, REST APIs, Apigee API Gateway, Jenkins, Cloud Services and their management)
  • Practical, hands on and pragmatic implementation of secure micro-service architectures on cloud
  • Proven experience of leading and mentoring multiple teams across different geographies to deliver complex software projects
  • Track record of collaborating with multiple senior business stakeholders
  • Demonstrable focus on continuous improvement

The role will be based out of the head office in Guildford - longer term there will be a hybrid model for onsite/remote working.

If this sounds of interest, please apply and we will be in touch regarding next steps.