Principal Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Reporting To: Group CTO
Location: Wilmslow/Remote - Full-Time
Hours of Work: 09:00 - 17:30 or in line with business needs
Salary: Competitive


The Role


This is an exciting opportunity to join a business focusing on technology with a desire to take our market leading technology platform in the compliance and quality industry to the next level.

You will lead best practise for the software development life cycles across the Citation Group and have expert experience in security best practises throughout the SDLC.


If you are looking for an awesome senior engineering leadership role, with resource/scheduling and management support, enabling you to focus on technology then this is the role for you!


You'll play a leading role in the identification and implementation of tooling in areas such as security, feature toggling, enhancing the DevOps toolchain and many more!


Ensuring that our internal and offshore teams continuously improve best practise, you'll ensure consistent processes are followed and toolsets leveraged; you will bring SDLC approaches such as working in tribes/squads and review and implement optimal team sizes to support delivery.


You will work closely with product owners, solution architects and senior stakeholders to deliver the agreed roadmap.


The Person


We are looking for someone who can roll their sleeves up and ‘dig in' with the rest of the team.

In addition, the successful candidate should have:
, You will have expert level knowledge and experience of software engineering and design, as well as significant experience in the development of online platforms
, You will drive design and implementation leveraging design patterns
, You'll oversee the defining and development to continuously improve performance, scalability and resiliency of CI/CD pipelines
, Strong full stack .Net development and architecture ability
, Expert understanding and experience in building out cloud native solutions, preferably Azure
, Led multiple teams of software and QA engineers, where you were seen as the leading “go to” technical authority, delivering through a coaching style


Education & Experience:


, Excellent technical leadership ability
, Expert experience in JavaScript frameworks (We use Angular 10)
, Expert experience in DevOps and implementation across all facets
, Experience of secure development methodologies and tooling
, Utilisation of tooling such as JIRA, Confluence
, Working with third party suppliers in terms of solution delivery


About Us


We are Citation.

We are far from your average service provider.

Our colleagues bring their brilliant selves to work every day and we create an environment where they can shine.

We are a nice bunch.

We don't do office politics or “that's not my job”.

We listen, support and take ownership.


We have been proudly delivering valuable HR and Health and Safety services to SME's across the UK for over 20 years.

Passionate about service, we're on a mission to revolutionise our colleague's and client's experience by employing brilliant people who are experts at what they do and smile whilst they are doing it.


Working for Citation you will have access to 25 days holiday, plus your birthday off work, gym membership discount, healthcare, childcare vouchers, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more.


It's a great place to work because of the people we employ.

Fun and professional, we want likeminded individuals who love to love their job (no ‘mood hoovers' here thanks!) and want the Company to succeed.


So, if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details.


Please click 'Apply' to continue your application.




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