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Principal Engineer

Location: Reading (Hybrid/Remote)

About us:

Our client have evolved into one of the world's largest online brokers. They speciailise in offering a range of online trading facilities to clients on a global scale. Our client's mission thoughout success has remained, to make trading accessible to anyone, anywhere.

Your role

Working as a Principal Engineers you'll be viewed as recognized experts in the multiple technology domains relevant to our client. You'll represent the senior technical leadership within the technical department & will be responsible for driving the development of high-impact projects, whilst assisting management and other senior technical leaders to then create strategic roadmaps, and driving priorities and system development to meet business objectives.

Key tasks will include:

  • Play a key role in technical contributions affecting the companies growth.
  • Develop future-proof software solutions, solve technical problems, lead architectural design, and perform system-level integration in alignment with our exponential growth.
  • Create roadmaps and strategies to establish the technical direction for key components and services & work hands-on to integrate them into our systems.
  • Provide strong coding standards, maintain technical design documents, and develop operational concepts and interfaces.
  • Solve scaling and performance problems with innovative architectural changes.
  • Assist executives in making informed decisions regarding company objectives with your engineering expertise.

What we are looking for:

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

What's on offer for you:

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Hybrid remote/onsite working environment
  • Travel and internet allowances

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.