Remote Principal Software Engineer - Go / Golang

Location: Remote

Salary: Up to £95,000 DOE

Contract Type: Permanent

Ref. 940

This position is offering permanent remote working for those based in the UK. 

The Company

The last 5 years have been extraordinary for a UK-based digital retail business who boast over 50 years' of trading within the UK's £400 billion per year industry. To retain their leading spot, they revolutionised their approach to software and their agile development teams are now comfortably positioned alongside the most tech-progressive environments in the world.

The Role

The company are looking for either an experienced Senior to step into a Principal role or an existing Principal Engineer looking to for something new. 

Principal Engineers at their company act as 'floating' technical entities of knowledge, offering expertise across their 10 backend software engineering teams building modern microservices across a range of products without being tied to an individual team.

It's a great chance to remain hands-on as an engineer, without having to engage with management responsibilities.   

Their versatile tech-stack currently includes the following:

  • Golang / Go
  • AWS
  • Event Driven Architecture
  • DynamoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Terraform & Kubernetes
  • NoSQL​
  • CI / CD

Why Do People Join?

  • An unrivalled tech-heavy environment; continuous improvement is their mantra - their average tenure for software engineers is way above the industry average. 
  • With huge financial backing, they offer a great chance to train & work with newer technologies.
  • They are committed to learning & development - they offer a huge training budget & they run weekly "communities of practice" where any member of tech can get involved in an open discussion on anything related to personal & team improvement

If you're interested in having a preliminary conversation about this vacancy, please apply to the advert with your CV & I'll be in touch for an informal chat.

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