Principal Software developer/lead developer

Principal Software developer/lead developer

Job Title: Principal Software developer/lead developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75k - 120k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: SM222
Contact Name: Scott Mundie
Job Published: May 20, 2021 10:17

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer

When I tell you about this role, I challenge you to tell me about a more exciting project!

£75,000 to £120,000 + Bonuses + Benefits

London – 2/3 days remote


SoCode has been given the pleasure of helping one of the leading global banks. This role will encompass building a brand-new digital platform and will need some of best Java Developers in London. This is quite easily one of the most exciting opportunities in the tech space and would be an amazing chance for you to bring you skill set to this new team!

You might be thinking large blue-chip banking company in London, very corporate. This team will be built from the ground up, with the environment being tailored to the development. You will be building a very bespoke digital platform using the most modern technologies. The Platform will be built in a completely cloud native way using AWS.

If you’re looking for greenfield development and chance to work to work for a global leader in banking this is your chance! If you have payments and banking experience that is very useful but not a prerequisite.

The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or numerate subject – Top Grades are Beneficial
  • Extensive experience with using a JVM language (Java/Scala/Kotlin, preferably Java 8+)
  • Microservices experience
  • AWS Cloud Deployment - Solid understanding of a cloud first environment
  • Full Development Life cycle – End to End
  • Start-up Mentality – Problem Solver
  • Ability to communicate well with a broad range of people, including Product Owners, Testers, Training and Product Support.
  • Enjoy working in an Agile environment – Tribes / Pizza Teams

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email