Principal Software Engineer


  • Job ID: 745
  • Job Type(s): Permanent
  • Categories: Software Developers
  • Posted November 16, 2022
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Enso Recruitment are delighted to be working with a Northern Ireland based client services company that helps to develop custom software that is unique to each business that they work with. Our client has helped some of the biggest local names in business, helping them to create solutions that drive operational transformation, facilitate growth and celebrate success.

Our client is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join their team and assist with leading from the front line in making architectural choices, along with assisting and mentoring those around you.


Your Day to Day:

  • Utilizing Typescript, React, and Node, create an array of robust, adaptable custom software solutions that respect:
    • A client’s budget or risk
    • The teams experience and ability to onboard in new technologies
    • Security
    • The ability to be productive and deliver real value to a customer
    • The goal of ‘reuse’ to focus on solving new problems, not reworking old ones
  • Research, consider and implement new technologies that help improve how we deliver custom solutions to our customers
  • Contribute to a team culture that values challenging convention, promotes robustness and delivers more
  • Test your work to a high standard; creating unit and automated tests
  • Advise product owners on appropriate technology choices
  • Help the team break down user stories into actionable tasks
  • Work with peers to foster our culture
  • Join our mentoring pool to be available as a mentor to 1-3 individuals if required
  • Be ready to share the load and help those who need it
  • Love learning, be curious and always be growing your skills and experience
  • Write excellent documentation


Must have:

  • 7 years+ experience in the software industry
  • Experience of significant input into large software systems in TypeScript, Javascript, PHP, Java, C# or other high level languages
  • Experience working within an agile environment
  • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail and a passion for quality


Good to have:

  • Experience of contributing to a personal or open source project
  • Experience within a leadership role in a technical team
  • Client facing experience



  • A great salary plus 10% annual bonus
  • 34 days annual leave
  • Bupa private medical cover
  • 5% matched company pension
  • Flexible working options
  • Remote first thinking
  • Hardware allowance
  • Personal development and training plans

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