Principal Engineer

  • Salary of £115k + 15% bonus
  • Hybrid 1 day a week working in Manchester or London office (must be based in the UK)
  • Permanent

Make a Real Difference as a Principal Engineering Manager (Node.js & TypeScript)

Join a thriving unicorn ecommerce and tech platform (£115k + bonus) that's revolutionising the SDLC landscape. This leadership role goes beyond coding - you'll shape the future of engineering and influence the entire team.

Hybrid with 1 day a week working in London or Manchester office

Think Director-level impact. Set the technical vision, guide senior engineers, and champion the company as a tech leader. This is your chance to make a significant contribution.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Technical Guru: Establish best practices for building high-quality software, fast.
  • Architecture Visionary: Craft elegant solutions and think holistically about systems.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solver: Work with all engineers to bring ideas to life.
  • Culture Champion: Foster a positive, growth-oriented environment.
  • Technical Advocate: Represent the brand at events and create insightful content.

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Node.js expertise (TypeScript a plus)
  • CI/CD, code ownership, and build-to-production experience
  • Familiarity with AWS, Serverless, Terraform, C#, and .NET Core
  • Skilled in GraphQL and React
  • Experience with scalable serverless systems
  • Cloud/serverless application development (robustness & performance)
  • Passion for user experience and business growth
  • Thrives in a full-stack, cross-functional team
  • Web application and cloud security awareness
  • Collaboration with internal security teams
  • Proven track record of guiding technical roadmaps and influencing engineering teams
  • Leadership by influence, not mandate
  • Growth mindset champion (embracing "try, fail, learn, repeat")

Ready to make a real impact?

If you're a dynamic leader who enjoys nurturing talent, this is the opportunity for you!

Rekiel Moss Principal Consultant & Team Lead (Software Engineering & .NET)

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