Principal Application Engineer


Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type:
Principal Application Engineer Dublin Negotiable 120 Permanent

As a Principal Application Engineer, you will be joining a rapidly growing VC backed SaaS technology start-up that has a client list that already includes some of the largest companies in the world. Working as part of a high performing development team, you will be using cutting edge technologies, techniques and algorithms to solve complex business and system problems.

Day to Day:

  • Delivering in a fast-paced agile/kanban environment, where you will work closely with other development, design and product teams.
  • You will work across the product backlog and new feature development.
  • Focus on developing and implementation well crafted simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Implement changes and new features in a manner that promotes efficient, reusable and performant code.
  • Mentor and develop other members of the engineering team.
  • Participate in peer code reviews, manage criteria applied during code reviews

The person:

  • 7 + years experience as a Principal or Staff Application Engineer, having developed and architected large-scale cloud applications on AWS, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Must have full-stack development experience with a high level of proficiency in Python, Go and/or Java. All development in this role will be in either Python or Go.
  • Excellent UI and application development experience using JavaScript or TypeScript. Ideally having exposure to React, Vue, Svelte or Rust.
  • Experience with Node.js or Next.js.
  • Comfortable in mentoring and leading more junior members of the engineering team.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes or other containerisation platforms.
  • Knowledge of the Agile/Kanban development methodologies.
  • Experience with functional programming languages is advantageous.
  • AWS Lambda serverless experience is beneficial.

What our client offers you?

  • Generous remuneration and stock options
  • Flexible work environment & Unlimited Annual Leave
  • Pension, Health & Dental Insurance, Income Protection Plans, Life Assurance (x4 times your annual salary)
  • Exposure to a cutting-edge technology stack.