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Senior, Lead & Principal Technologists | Tech Unicorn | London

Job Title: Senior, Lead & Principal Technologists | Tech Unicorn | London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: NSW/1041_1508916960
Contact Name: Nick Watt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior, Lead & Principal Technologists | Tech Unicorn & Global Leader | London

We're partnering one of the world's most successful and valuable tech unicorns, extensively expanding their London Tech Hub (and we're very excited about it!). You've definitely used their site and are probably one of the 50+ million monthly users who've downloaded their app too. This is a genuinely unique chance to join a multi-cultural, global, disruptor operating at the bleeding edge of technology innovation & constantly challenging the status quo.


Software Engineers, Lead & Principal Technologists are the beating heart of this organisation. You'll work as part of a close-knit, super talented family of tribes, using your technical mettle to offer your customers the best possible user experience.

You'll be delivering to tens of millions of users across the globe, every day, which means you'll have the creative freedom to showcase your own ideas on greenfield projects whilst being offered exposure to a wide variety of technologies & technical challenges.

The organisation is looking for Full Stack technologists who relish working with the latest frontend tech. As a Principal or Lead your experience of building complex technical solutions means you'll be trusted as a technical authority and your contributions will inspire peers and continual improvements in engineering excellence.


The ideal candidates will be language agnostic, polyglot technologists with experience of a range of the following;
*Micro-Services and micro-sites
*Distributed systems
*NodeJS, React, Angular, Vue, Backbone
*JavaScript (NodeJS, Express)
*Java, Python or Ruby
*REST principles & APIs
*iOS & Android Development - Using React Native
*AWS (S3, EC2, ECS, Lambda, EMR, DynamoDB, Cloudformation, RedShift), Docker, Elastic Search, Logstash, Heka, Kibana, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, OpenTSDB, Protocol Buffers, Thrift, Parquet, Ansible

Any experience of working in a consumer-facing web economy business, developing modern applications at scale would be massively advantageous.

Say goodbye to clocking in and out and hello to genuine work life balance! You'll have excellent holidays, the ability to flex your hours and even work a four-day week. You'll be joining a Sunday Times top place to work with access to an enviable range of staff benefits and perks in one of the coolest offices in the capital.

You're also being offered the chance to lead, innovate and disrupt at the top level, with a huge sphere of influence across the business and the market. You'll receive a generous, basic of between £65,000-£120,000 (DOE) plus a market leading bonus package, outstanding benefits, including pension, private medical insurance and a huge range of other perks.

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.