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Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available Yes - including international/expat
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131495BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

At bp, we provide a phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Reinvent your career as you help our business meet challenges of the future.
Our client, a future thinking tech incubator are developing the next-generation technologies that are being used to solve the climate change issues we are facing globally. We are looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list is endless and is growing every day.

About the job:

The business believes in empowering engineers to solve technical challenges, you will enjoy working with autonomy, cutting-edge technology, and talented teams.

Demonstrate strong foundations in coding principles, be able to understand, create low-level algorithms and solve complex problems efficiently
Work as part of a team developing web applications within agile methodology
Keep up with the latest technology innovations in media, cloud and software development
Effectively use tools and ingenuity to identify and fix defects before they become a problem
Collaborate on and contribute to architectural plans
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met to the highest standards
About you:
In-depth practical experience in HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript
Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks/libraries like React, Angular, Vue.js and their ecosystems.
High level of experience in any of the following languages C++, C, C#, Objective-C, Java, Python
Experience in engineering databases, algorithms, APIs and data structures
Experience with cloud environment development, deployment and APIs
Working knowledge of a continuous integration and delivery pipeline, a DevOps mindset to help build, run and own your own code in a production environment.
A firm believer in test-driven development and continuous deployment with tools such as Jenkins.
Best practice knowledge of security, performance and accessibility.
Working knowledge of cloud platforms and serverless architecture with AWS and/or GCP.
Previous usage of workflow tools such as JIRA.
General software engineering maturity I.e. building efficient pipelines which have a high bus factor
Knowledge of handling politics in large complex orgs i.e. operating models, process, multiple vendors
Experience in large orgs where there is a lot of role fragmentation i.e. security, site reliability, testers, scientists, analysts, product owners.
Generalist skills i.e. might be exposed to winforms / wpf / web apps / data science / ml / data engineering
Software Engineering maturity / CICD / Testing / PRs / Promotion / Environments / Ticketing +Auditing / Security tooling / standards
Computer Science or Software Engineering degree (must have)
Tech industry experience highly desired
Track record of developing products that customers have used, i.e. have been shipped to production 

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