Job Title: Principle Software Engineer
Duration: 6 month contract to hire
Rate: $90 (W2) $120 (C2C)
Industry: Financial Services
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ultimately responsible for the quality of architecture and design of applications within the Engineering Productivity organisation.
Improve the overall development process by identifying gaps or inefficiencies in work flows and suggesting solutions.
Streamline and simplify the flow of code from the engineer's fingertips to production deployment.
Design and build advanced infrastructure enabling fast iteration.
Partner with the manager and build a road map for the developer productivity team.
Partner with the customer engineering managers and principal leads to identify obstacles and define improvements in the engineering processes, systems, and tools to support the developers.
Develop and track key metrics for engineering performance, drive their improvement over time, and communicate their status.
A natural leader: your "get stuff done" philosophy inspires and invigorates the team around you; you have a proven track record of mentoring junior engineers and influencing people and teams around you.
-proven experience owning application development from "end to end" as well as developing tools and solutions.
-Strong hands-on experience with at least one back-end framework such as Java, Python, Golang, Ruby on Rails, etc.
-Passion for engineering quality (branching strategies, code reviews, testing methodologies, style guide adherence, documentation, etc.)
-Strong hands-on experience with at least one SQL variant, i.e. Postgres, MySQL, etc.
-Familiarity with software engineering practices including unit testing, code reviews, and design documentation.
-Ability to build tooling and/or services in one or more object-oriented programming languages.
-An interest in ideation and building internal products with other engineers as your customers
-Set up and administered common 3rd party and open source development tools
-Designed and optimised a tool chain other developers use to ship code.
-Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
-Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, and enjoyment of learning from and teaching other team new skills.
BONUS POINTS FOR
Master's Degree in Computer Science or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
Familiarity with deployment automation/configuration management viz. Terraform, Chef, CloudFormation.
Experience with Salesforce.