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Principle Engineer/Consultant - London (Permanent)

Location: London Country: UK Rate: Up to 95k and upwards + Bonus

Principle Engineer/Java/Scala/Python/Developer

Our client is huge media giant based in the heart of London looking for a Principle Engineer on a permanent basis. Due to the expansion of the team they are keen to bring 2 Principle Engineers on board.


  • Join the team responsible for developing, maintaining and delivering systems that schedule, ingest, process and enrich content and metadata for all Group
  • Help the business realise benefits iteratively and quickly by working with architects and technical analysts to provide options to the business.
  • Work with scrum team technical leads, SREs, technical analysts and architects to create detailed, robust solution designs to be implemented by the teams from the high-level architecture.
  • Help set the technology strategy and principles for the department and work across many scrum teams promoting best practices and software excellency.
  • Lead by example.
  • Ensure a collaborative engineering culture within the department and support the career development of the engineers.
  • Collaborate with the other Principal Engineers to establish a clear technical direction and ensure the technical bar is constantly raising.
  • Keep on top of industry trends and collaborate with other Principal Engineers across Sky's entire SWE organisation.

You'll have:

- Successfully designed, built, deployed and operated a resilient microservices based solution at large scales for a significant period.
- Successfully designed, built, deployed and operated a resilient and scalable data platform (Analytics/BI and/or Real Time stream processing and/or so-called BigData type platform).
- Architected systems using SOA best practices and patterns for distributed enterprise systems, like DDD, Event Sourcing, etc.
- A strong understanding of how to test software effectively and achieve continuous delivery through a DevOps culture.
- Experience working with cloud native tooling for running distributed applications on a hybrid cloud.
- A good track record of choosing and working with the appropriate languages and technologies, across the entire stack, to get the job done simply and effectively. Ideally with experience using Java, Scala, Kafka, RDBMSs and NoSQL DBs.

Posted Date: 16 Jan 2020 Reference: JS Employment Agency: Stealth IT Recruitment Contact: sameer ansari