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Principal Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: ND/BBC/PSE-987_1638662154
Contact Name: Nithya Dhanakkodi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Exciting opportunity !!!

Hybrid - London*****

Competitive package & Benefits!!!

World renowned broadcasting company is looking for Principal Software Engineer to join its fast growing team to produce and sell world class TV and expect its software to be delivered to the highest quality.

Over the last 2 years they have built and migrated a whole host of on-prem legacy systems on to a brand new Application and Integration platform in the cloud - mostly on Azure with some AWS too, and now they have a number of exciting new projects that need new cloud-first solutions.


  • Design and development of effective software that meets strategic business needs for your immediate team.
  • Provide knowledge and best practice to the client in areas of specialist knowledge.
  • Provide technical knowledge, insight and leadership to peers and colleagues.
  • Be an expert on the client's operating environments and play a part in shaping them.
  • Seek out new technologies, tools, and methodologies to evolve our development approaches and processes.
  • Design and review UI/UX to ensure it is accessible, intuitive, performant and consistent

Required :

  • Expert knowledge of C# and automated testing
  • Deep technical expertise in at least one or multiple of: web development; backend services/APIs, distributed systems & messaging
  • Building one-click build and deployment pipelines that compile, run tests, create cloud infrastructure, and deploy new versions with zero downtime
  • Strong experience of hands-on technical leadership across multiple teams and stakeholder management with both technical and business stakeholders
  • Experience of driving technical improvements in a wider engineering community and best practice across multiple technologies, teams, and locations
  • Can design attractive modern UX that is accessible and attractive and follows a set of brand guidelines
  • Strong communication, able to explain problems and potential solutions in a way that enables a range of colleagues to understand and engage with the pros and cons of proposed technical choices.
  • Proven experience of working collaboratively with people from a range of backgrounds and experience.
  • A track record of iterating and driving increased team performance over sustained periods of time, in terms of technical solution quality, velocity and user success.
  • Significant experience working in areas with technical debt and operational complexity.
  • Strong experience of working with complex distributed systems and microservices/SOA.
  • Monitoring complex distributed systems using tracing, correlations, and dashboards

Tech stack

  • For our APIs and back end services ( C# and dotnet 5/core and aspnet on Azure, as well as persistence layers like MongoDB, ServiceBus and Azure Search.)
  • web technologies, primarily JavaScript, Typescript, Angular, and NodeJS.
  • Cloud based microservices on Azure and Amazon Web Services, use Git for version control, Teamcity and Octopus Deploy and Terraform and Powershell.

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