Principal Software Developer

Senior Developer

Ref: 197Monday 20 September 2021

£60-75,000 per annum, plus fantastic benefits package

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Principal Software Developer searching for the challenging next step in your career?  Might the opportunity to take a leadership role on exciting digital projects within a Consultancy environment and across a range of sectors be attractive to you?  If this might be your future employer,  then please get in touch to discuss this exciting new opportunity in greater detail!

For this exciting new opportunity,  there will be a great deal of flexibility with regard to remote working,  with our customer's current team working across locations such as Manchester,  Leeds,  Glasgow and Birmingham.  Whilst we imagine that some office-based working will make up the working week in the future,  there is great scope for flexibility and this can be discussed and negotiated during the application process.  

As a Principal Software Developer,  we believe that you will hold the expertise to drive new product development.  Working closely with the team,  you will understand technical requirements to propose and deliver a roadmap in one of our customer's most exciting spaces.

Our customer's Digital team works alongside this extensive portfolio of projects,  working with major clients across all sectors and are eager to expand their team in line with their continued successes and growth plans.  The team are responsible for incubating, building and running new products and solutions for their customers – meaning you are joining a team of fast-moving problem solvers,  working on varied and interesting challenges. Their products ranges from established software to nascent ideas sparking in to life;  leveraging lean start-up to rapidly invest and incubate new products.  As a result of unprecedented growth,  our customer are now eager to bring a Principal Software Developer into their existing team.

The successful applicant will become part of a respected and hardworking team,  providing support to clients and other team members alike.  Whilst the role sits within the Software Development team,  the successful candidate will also work closely with our customer's Incubation,  Data Science,  Sales and Operations teams,  gaining strong knowledge,  insight and experience across a number of different skills.  There are significant advancement and leadership progression opportunities available within this growing team.

Some of the responsibilities which you would be assigned within this role could be:
*design and development of new technical solutions for enterprise-level projects.
*developing,  maintaining and supporting our existing SaaS applications.
*supporting and mentoring junior team members.
*working with the wider business to draw out opportunities and generate new ideas.

We anticipate that the successful candidate for this exceptional new opportunity will have some of the following skills,  knowledge and experience:
*proven professional experience with ASP.NET / C#.
*advanced experience of T-SQL / SQL Server.
*advanced practical HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, responsive design.
*the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
*flexible and able to adapt to new languages and technologies.
*exemplary focus, ambition and attention to detail.
*analytical mind who can bring clarity to difficult situations.

Other skills and knowledge which would be useful,  yet not essential are as follows:
*an understanding of user experience and user-led development practice.
*architecture,  deployment and scaling of web applications through cloud services (Google, AWS, Azure).
*experience of full stack web development for geospatial and other data visualisation applications.
*experience of continuous integration and deployment,  as well as testing platforms.
*development of hybrid or native mobile apps.

This is such an exceptionally exciting opportunity to get involved within a leadership role of a growing digital team,  backed by a business incredibly well positioned within their sector.  We’re hiring now, so to find out more, or if you’re a Principal Software Developer and would like further details to assess if this might indeed be the right role for you, please click ‘Apply' now or contact Ieuan Savage for more details.

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IT / Engineering Sector
£60-75,000 per annum
M15 6BH