Principal Engineer (VP)
- Greater London
about the role
Join a scaling FinTech building out it's leadership team and building out the engineering function. Pioneering in a new wave of financial freedom and open data.
-Comprehensive private medical, dental, and vision cover
-Life assurance and critical illness cover
-Minimum 30-day annual leave
-Weekly team lunch
-Monthly socials and activities
-Experience in an engineering lead(ership) position building, running, and scaling up full-stack software engineering teams.
-Hands-on experience delivering to long-term production large-scale systems for a large user pool under extremely strict SLAs, meeting formal requirements and hard, formal KPIs.
-Experience handling multiple systems, products, projects, and work streams in parallel without dropping the ball.
-Advanced expertise in fundamental scalable, cloud-first, and cloud-native software architectures, algorithms, and data structures; software design patterns and best practices; optimisation; resilient, highly concurrent, distributed, reactive, message-driven, and serverless architectures; high-performance data pipelines; service mesh; microservices; auto-scaling; containerisation. and container orchestration; as-a-service product design; API design.
-Expertise in continuous, end-to-end integration/deployment/delivery/feedback (CI/CD/CF) environments, ideally for both back-end and mobile applications.
-Expertise in a major cloud ecosystem such as AWS (preferred), Azure, or GCP.
-Kafka; Kubernetes; Docker; JVM with Java 11; Redis; MongoDB; PostgreSQL.
-Acting as the day-to-day operational lead of all areas of Project Imagine's core full-stack software engineering team.
-Running the company's software development and end-to-end integration/deployment/delivery/feedback (CI/CD/CF) processes, aligning them with service delivery and wider end-to-end product development.
-Delivery of demonstrably reliable, scalable, secure, and SLA-able system.
-Advising the company in software and service architectures, including platform engineering.
-Ensuring continuous advanced cybersecurity and infosec design, implementation, and operations.
-Ensuring compliance with governance, regulations, and other formal requirements in the finance Domain, particularly in banking.
-Supporting and mentoring junior engineers.
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