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Principal Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surry Hills, New South Wales
Salary: AU$180000 - AU$200000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6057
Contact Name: Henry Brosius
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2021 08:45

Job Description

  • Work for a company whose software code is so unique and interesting that you'd never be bored?
  • Be the principal member of a highly switched-on team of software developers hand-picked for their coding expertise?
  • Have ultimate flexibility of working remotely from anywhere in Australia?

The Company

This well-known organisation is a global provider software solutions and have been delivering innovative software solutions to secondary and higher education establishments for over 20 years.

The Role:

Due to unparalleled growth within the Australian education sector, there is an immediate need for a Principal Software Engineer to provide direction and leadership to the growing software development team.

You will be responsible for principal-level software development, technical design, peer code review and will provided direct input to ongoing software design decisions.

This is an exciting hands-on role and will be best suited to a talented polyglot developer that prides themselves in being a pure multi-platform coder that enjoys sharing knowledge and mentoring others.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience working within complex coding environments as a principal or lead software developer.
  • Proficient in one or more modern programming languages with a focus on C# and .NET Core.
  • Participation and contribution to the global .NET development communities and groups.
  • Experience leading software development teams and guiding and mentoring other developers.
  • Excellent understanding of technical design, including experience writing detailed technical design documentation and defining best practice and software development methodologies.
  • High attention to detail to provide top quality clean and reliable code but adopting coding best practices.
  • Strong communication, relationship building skills.
  • Any experience or exposure to Docker, Kubernetes and AWS will be highly advantageous.


While the company is based in the Sydney CBD it is open anyone in Australia that meets the above principal-level criteria.

You will enjoy a highly competitive salary, be part of a group of brilliant team of software developers and work on exciting, unique and innovative software solutions.

How to apply:

Please click on the APPLY button and we will happily review your application against our clients' requirements.

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