Principal Architect - Software Engineering

Principal Architect - Software Engineering

Job Title: Principal Architect - Software Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00098452_1571929669
Contact Name: Oliver Goodenough
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2019 16:07

Job Description

Principal Architect - Software Engineering - London - £100,000-£125,000 + Bonus

A Principal Software Engineer is required by a cutting-edge Digital Transformation Consultancy delivering Public Cloud (GCP, AWS) Software Engineering and Cyber Security Solutions to renowned organisations in the UK.

You will focus on building a software architecture and engineering practice as well as leading the solution design and technical teams, following modern architecture frameworks and operating models.


  • Lead the solution approach as the most senior hands-on technical Software Engineering Consultant within the organisation.
  • Provision of well-architected framework and best practice within the business, building a co-operative knowledge sharing environment.
  • Accountable for building a Software Engineering capability from scratch and mentoring junior members of the practice.


  • Proven hands-on Development experience in Front End UI and Back End development. Experience designing public cloud platforms in containerised and distributed environments is highly desirable.
  • Strong Test-Driven Development (TDD) experience, as well as architecting solutions with RESTful web services.
  • Deeply technical skills coding languages such as Python, React, Node, Angular.
  • Configuration management and Infrastructure as Code (IaaC) skills, such as Chef, Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, as well as CI/CD tooling in Jenkins or CircleCI.
  • Experience working with public sector organisations, GDS or DbDSS is highly desirable.

This is a senior leadership opportunity promising top flight delivery experience and the chance to build a cutting edge software engineering capability, earning a competitive remuneration package.

To apply for the role simply follow the link or call Oliver on 02039295864.

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