Principal Software Engineer
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Dalkeith, GB
14d ago

Job Description

The Scottish Qualification Authority are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who is already an experienced Microsoft software developer and is looking to take on additional team responsibility in addition to keeping abreast of new technologies and remaining hands on in terms of technical skills.

Experience in the following areas is desirable : -

  • Significant success as a Senior Software Engineer with the Microsoft technology stack.
  • Success with Cloud based technologies / containers and integration platforms. (Azure)
  • Experience of working in an Agile (SCRUM) environment
  • Experience or an interest in coaching and mentoring other software engineers
  • Ability to help define, implement and maintain development best practices
  • Be able to champion the adoption of emerging technologies and trends
  • Be able to coordinate technical projects to ensure clear dependencies are highlighted and understood by teams.
  • SQA offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a career average pension scheme;
  • staff well-being and health assistance programmes; development opportunities and 27 days annual leave in addition to 14 days public holiday.

    If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity, please apply below.

    SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community. SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan and is committed to its purpose.

    Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a' creidsinn gu h-àrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana Nàiseanta don Ghàidhlig.

    We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

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