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Principal Engineer

Up to £120,00

Hybrid - Reading

My client, within the Fintech space, is currently looking to onboard 10 Principal Engineers to drive the development of high-impact projects, assist with management and create strategic roadmaps for their Reading-based office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop future-proof software solutions, solve technical problems of the highest complexity, lead architectural design, and perform system-level integration in alignment with our exponential growth.
  • Devise roadmaps and strategies to establish the technical direction for key components and services; work hands-on to integrate them into our systems.
  • Create strong coding standards, maintain technical design documents, and develop operational concepts and interfaces.
  • Solve scaling and performance problems with innovative architectural changes.


  • University degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • 15+ years of experience
  • Strong software development skills in Perl, or other languages
  • Strong experience in cloud technologies, including AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Deep experience with databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Experience with front-end technologies and frameworks
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

Experience within the Fintech industry is preferable.

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