Principal Software Engineer - Java/JavaScript/SaaS - Abingdon

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Software Engineer - Java/JavaScript/AngularJS/SaaS/Cloud/MongoDB
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Excellent Salary and Benefits on offer

We are currently recruiting a highly skilled Principal Software Engineer to join a well established organisation in Abingdon, the position is a senior role within the Cloud Team.

The Principal Engineer Role:
Principal Software Engineers possess the ability to function as a technical and project lead, providing technical direction to other developers. Frequently have direct responsibility for product features or key technology choices and implementation. Collaborates as part of a team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, concept development and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role as required.

Key Responsibilities of the Principal Engineer Role:
  • Design products or systems in line with asset technical strategy, quality and functionality requirements.
  • Actively contribute to release planning and drive for high-value and high-quality solutions which meet business needs
  • Influence other Engineers to ensure they are demonstrating best practice and championing the company values
  • Identify the need and then drive through Root Cause Analysis investigations. Reviewing for trends or areas of weakness, and then driving corrective actions
  • Act as a product expert within the team, influencing design and architecture decisions to ensure a reliable and maintainable product which meets customer requirements
  • Define and conduct appropriate Unit, System and Integration testing on own code and others across the product or system, fixing errors, highlighting potential implications on other products or systems.
  • Creation of high-quality production level code
The Ideal Candidate for the Principal Engineer role with have a strong understanding of the following:
  • Java, JavaScript, AngularJS, SAAS development, full stack development, MongoDB.
  • Understands how products and technologies interface with each other and fit with the strategy and business needs
  • Risks Assessment and Mitigation
  • Exposure to motivation, mentoring, coaching and training of others
  • Desire to collaborate with cross-functional team of product managers, software engineers, quality assurance engineers, operational staff, and documentation leads
  • Previous exposure to a split role involving, Architecture/Design, Coding (inc. code reviews), mentoring and leadership of others.
If you are keen to discuss in more details please call Dave Macpherson on 01925 377120 or send me your upto CV to

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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