Job: Principal Engineer

Title Principal Engineer
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary Up to £130k!
Location London
Job Information

Harris Global are currently recruiting on behalf of a prestigious bank who are looking for a Principal Engineer to help set up a new Cloud Engineering Center of Excellence and lead a team of expert technology specialists. The ideal candidate will still have a hands on approach to their work and also have strong experience leading highly technical teams.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Deliver flawless builds and upgrades of software platforms and services through automation and configuration management
Deliver the DevOps toolchain required to support continuous delivery
Deliver mechanisms for automated scaling of services and automated platform delivery
Deliver security compliance mechanisms as part of virtual platform engineering
Deliver automated testing for virtual platforms
Ensure alignment between the Digital Platforms division, the Technology directorate, and the wider Bank
Manage technical issues, risks, audit and compliance obligations, and ensure appropriate mitigation plans are in place and delivered

The successful candidate will possess the following:

A real passion for technology and interest into industry trends
Strong experience leading highly technical expert teams
Broad technical expertise spanning operating systems, programming languages, databases, networking and security
Deep expertise of Cloud technologies in public and private Cloud environments
Knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles and approachFluency in one or more programming and Scripting languages
Date centre networking knowledge
Knowledge of Linux and Windows platforms across development and operations
Common database experience
Knowledge of desired state configuration management tools
Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) software
Knowledge of common automated build and deploy software
Knowledge of virtualisation and container technologies
Experience with automated testing practices such a BDD or TDD
Experience of leading digital transformation initiatives across a large diverse organisation

If you are interested in seeing a full job description, please apply now!

Principal Engineer, DevOps, Infrastructure, Cloud, Center of Excellence, CCoE, Financial Services, Central London

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