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Principal Software Engineer - Lead Developer ( Java)

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Recruiter: Connected IT Recruitment
Listed on: 16th April
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £65,000 - £85,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Principal / Lead Software Engineer - Java/AWS/SQL/NoSQL

We are looking for a Principal / Lead Software Engineer, a key hands-on role working as a technical lead within a team building an industry leading online platform. This is not a team leadership/management role and there is no responsibility for people management (however there is a similar, separate opportunity that does have leadership responsibilities, so if that's what you're looking for please apply and we can discuss this in more detail in a follow up call)

The Technology:

You will join a highly skilled team of engineers building software with stability, scalability and flexibility in mind. We're looking for experience in as many of the below as possible (not all essential)

  • Java or similar JVM flavoured language
  • AWS or another cloud platform
  • Event streaming e.g. Kafka
  • CI/CD utilising technologies such as Jenkins or GoCD
  • Message queues e.g. RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ etc
  • SQL Databases e.g. MySQL
  • NoSQL databases e.g. Mongo


  • Support Architects in designing technical solutions
  • Take a role in design and implementation of products and platforms
  • Hands on with deep technical expertise with knowledge that can be shared with the wider team
  • Advocate and evangelise best practice engineering
  • Have familiarity with security and operational best practices
  • Working in a modern, agile environment (e.g. Scrum / Kanban)


A very comprehensive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate including private medical, five figure bonus, and comprehensive training and development to support your career progression. This is a rapidly expanding organisation with a genuine focus on technology at the heart of everything the company does. Lots of exciting projects and expansion mean there will never be a dull day and you will be constantly learning.

Contact Name: Connected IT
Reference: TJ/5943/VS7CJ_1618593190
Job ID: 2921326

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