Principal Engineer

Principal Engineer
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Principal Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis. This will be a flexible hybrid working model.

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Principal Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis. This will be a flexible hybrid working model. The Principal Engineer will be responsible for the designing & developing cutting edge data processing. The Principal Engineer should come from a strong a strong engineering background and have a proven track record of delivering creative, high-quality solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will develop platform capabilities to meet business requirements
  • You will determine operational feasibility of proposed solutions
  • Validate solutions using proof of concepts & prototypes
  • You will write simple code
  • You will collaborate with the development team to take advantage of new concepts/technologies
  • You will make informed decisions promptly & will take ownership of services at scale
  • You will support & develop software engineers by providing advice / coaching when needed.
  • You will grow the engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting & hiring when required

Experience Required

  • A min of 8+ years of experience developing commercial software
  • Have proven experience building large-scale, distributed systems using Apache Spark framework
  • Have proven experience delivering solutions on GCP or AWS utilizing a broad set of the services available
  • Have a strong understanding of performance issues & how to resolve them in Spark processing & GCP / AWS in general
  • Have the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Have experience with requirements gathering & problem space definition
  • Have strong experience in Python and Scala
  • Good understanding of object-oriented design and programming methodologies

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Strong knowledge of microservice development in large scale, high-transaction & high-availability secure environments
  • Practical experience in automated unit testing frameworks, continuous integration, performance tuning/testing & application monitoring
  • Have a strong understanding of performance issues & how to resolve them in Spark processing & GCP / AWS in general
  • Have knowledge of best practices & new emerging technologies

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 2 paid volunteer days & 1 paid un-sick day)
  • Holiday buy & sell (the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year)
  • Flexible working – hybrid model
  • Employee Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Support program
  • Pension Contribution
  • Family Friendly Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Parental, Marriage and Bereavement)
  • Life Assurance
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Life-Style Account (Contributions up to €40 per month & can be used to claim for a range of health-related, leisure or lifestyle activities)

Consultant Details

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Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
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