Open Position -

Principal Engineer

REF. NO:
NUK-PE

YOUR ROLE:

  • We are looking for a talented and passionate Principal Engineer to join our team based in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • As a Principal Engineer you will work alongside our engineers, product owners and stakeholders based in London and Sofia to lead and steer the technical conversations and ensure that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose
  • Working with the Head of Engineering, you’ll be responsible for the technical strategy and the tactical implementation, as well as helping with hiring, growing and running

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS/IS:

  • You’re a true engineer with a passion for well-crafted and tested code, considering everything from architecture and security to performance
  • You understand agile methodologies and enjoy collaboration
  • You lead by example, encouraging your peers to constantly improve
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset and are proactive in driving positive change, encouraging those around you to do the same
  • You love engineering and constantly want to learn more
  • You do thorough code reviews to be sure what we produce is of a very high standard.
  • You understand the value of and are a practitioner of TDD/BDD and DevOps
  • You are an expert in JavaScript and perhaps some other languages too.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • You’ll be involved with leading technical direction as well as day to day coding standards and best practices
  • You’ll be a mentor to your peers and team members, a source of technical expertise and will participate in strategic conversations with the rest of engineering and the business
  • You’ll feel comfortable presenting to internal teams as well as external Meetups and the like, representing the engineering work at News UK.

SKILLS SET:

  • Cloud Engineering (we use GCP and AWS)
  • Infrastructure as code (we use Terraform)
  • Continuous Integration / Deployment (we use CircleCI)
  • Designing REST APIs - node.js, TypeScript and React ecosystem
  • Application Testing (we use Jest)
  • Application Monitoring, Logging & Alerting

BROWNIE POINTS:

  • Data Engineering
  • SQL, Airflow, Apache Beam