Principal Engineer

Location: Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Engineering - Software
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: PR/024779_1707082451
Contact: Joanne Castelino
Email: email Joanne

About the company
We are currently working with a leading financial services company with a rich history of serving the New Zealand community. With offices all over the country, they have a national reach and are continuously growing. Right in the midst of a digital transformation, this organisation is filled with exciting greenfield projects for passionate technologists to get their teeth stuck into.


About the role
This organisation is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to lead the technical strategy of the organisations inward facing operational applications. You will be the technical lead in a large Auckland based software engineering team, collaborating with the Engineering Manager to drive the success of the team forward.
This role will involve a lot of architecture, with the key project in the first 12 months being taking the ownership of redesigning numerous small applications into one product for the organisation to utilise.
You will lead the modernisation of the organisation's technology stack; living and breathing everything Typescript, React, .NET Core and AWS over the next few years. You will mentor and coach the more junior developers in the team; leading and encouraging collaboration with other cross functional teams and driving innovation across the business.


Requirements for the role

  • 10 years of hands-on experience in software development, with expertise in micro services, micro-front ends, .NET, React and Typescript.
  • Ability to lead the architectural design and development of microservices-based applications and micro front-ends with strong understanding of software design principles.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and implementing automated testing strategies.
  • Proven leadership abilities in managing technical teams and guiding them towards successful project deliveries.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and containerization technologies is highly desired.

If this sounds like a role for you then click apply today! If you have any further questions please email or call Jim Coates on 0223071854/