Principal Engineer


Exciting Auckland based role for an Engineering leader who can still get hands-on with coding. Join a great team working on awesome projects!

  • Exciting Auckland based technical leadership opportunity
  • Senior/Consulting Architecture role with hands-on development component
  • Join an innovative market leader creating world-class tech solutions
  • Exciting Auckland based technical leadership opportunity
  • Senior/Consulting Architecture role with hands-on development component 
  • Join an innovative market leader creating world-class tech solutions 
What’s in it for me?
Our client creates world-class, innovative technology solutions for organisations. With a talented team of engineers, technologists and strategists, they work to solve complex problems and provide amazing results. You’d be joining a wonderful team and environment, where everyone loves to collaborate and get involved in the community.

What would I be doing?
As a critical member in the Engineering team, you’ll be providing leadership around everything modern engineering. This ranges from architecture design to hands on coding. You’ll support the lead developers and engineers to ensure best practices and outcomes. Key responsibilities will come under Service Delivery, Software Engineering and Technical Delivery. 

What do I need?
Our client is looking for a capable leader and engineer who can really get stuck into their work. You’ll be a team player but also self-motivated, detailed, have good problem solving abilities and management experience. To be successful you’ll have the following:

  • 8+ years development experience in .Net or Java frameworks
  • Strong experience with web application frameworks (MVC, ASP.Net core)
  • Strong understanding and experience with modern development methodologies and web design principles
  • Extensive knowledge of architecture and design principles for modern web and cloud architectures 
  • AWS and/or Azure nd/or GCS experience 
  • Client facing experience 
  • Knowledge and experience with front end tools such as Angular and ReactJS
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL/NoSQL and database design
  • Experience with implementing automated unit and integration testing strategy, design and implementation 
  • Agile development methodologies experience 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to make presentations to team members, customers and clients
  • Experience managing, multitasking and working in high intensity, fast-moving environments 
Please note this role is based in Auckland and you must be eligible to work in New Zealand (either holding a valid work visa, residency or citizenship).

What do I do now?
  • Apply using the Apply button on this page
If you'd like more details before applying, please contact Michelle Bishop on 03 928 1402 for a confidential discussion.

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