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Principal Developer

Job Title: Principal Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 65000 - 80000
Contact Name: Adam Lindsey-Noble
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

The Company

DeSantis Arin is recruiting a Principal Developer on behalf of its globally recognised Ecommerce client


The Role

The main duties of the role can be summarised as:

  • Technical leadership of the main ecommerce website used by the client
  • Technical leadership of web developers and testers
  • Defining and own the technical implementation of projects
  • Working with the team and product owners in shaping a product roadmap
  • Be the representative of the technology team across all technology teams in the group
  • Work closely with the product owners and must understand the short and medium term strategy for the business
  • Understanding the business strategy and group technical strategy, define a technical strategy


The Requirements



  • JavaScript (server and client side)
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Software as a service / Software oriented architecture
  • Profiling and optimising applications across all tiers
  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Unit, integration and UI testing
  • TDD / CI



  • Social media integration
  • Automated functional testing
  • Device agnostic principles (responsive design)
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • Unit Testing frameworks (server and client side)
  • SEO


Nice to have

  • React
  • Web services (particularly RESTful)
  • OO design best practices
  • Design patterns


This role is managed by Adam Lindsey-Noble, if you’d like to know more about the position please contact us on 0207 867 3494 or email