Senior/Principal Developer

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Information Technology\Software Development
Czech Republic

About the Client

The client is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company. Their Centre of Excellence in Brno is the specialist internal provider of financial, transactional, HR, logistics and IT services to the UK & Ireland and Nordic retail businesses.

About the Role

We are looking for a technical-oriented pesron who will be able to technically lead a team of developers, establish the best practices, gain deep knowledge of their IT systems and contribute to the architectural decisions as well as the platform roadmap. Senior/Principal Developer will be in close touch with their Architecture and business team and proposes the appropriate solution to deliver the required functionality. He will be also ensure that the result meets all standards and fits into the overall strategy.


- Work together with Brno based e-commerce platform teams and UK business and management team
- Being responsible for the application technical solution and deciding which technology is the best for the issues solved
- Communicate application architectural visions with all teams including but not limited to: architects, developers, system/database administrators, analysts, project managers, product owners, business stakeholders
- Propose and participate on tasks from the platform roadmap
- Participate actively in the Request For Change feasibility analysis process
- Hands on participation during the discovery and implementation phase of project
- Proactively propose improvements to achieve higher efficiency and stability of the platform
- Technical coaching of developers
- Technical advisory during high critical production incidents resolution
- Stewardship of the team to incrementally improve the developed applications
- Write/update technical documentation


- Excellent knowledge of large web-facing production systems architecture
- Strong sense of ownership and responsibility with desire to maintain and improve the current platform is a must
- Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of programming (web development, performance tuning, etc.)
- Passion for proactive exploration of new technologies and open source
- Experience with modern web architecture, principles – microservices, api gateway, headless, message queue, event driven development, caching, load-balancing, containers, relation and document databases
- Expert knowledge of one of the widely used programming languages – PHP, JS, Python, Ruby, Perl, Go, Java (of other JVM language), C#
- Experience with designing or tuning of large-scale databases
- Excellent communication skills in English

Nice to Have Skills

- Good knowledge of IT security
- Good knowledge of Agile principles
- Ability to understand/define pros and cons of different architecture approaches

How to apply
In case of your interest to apply for this position, please, send us your curriculum vitae in English language on .
Mission statement

Our mission is to offer variety of matching jobs to qualified candidates and fulfil our client recruitment and project needs. We have decided to operate and source in Eastern European countries.

Contact us

Klariská 14, 811 03 Bratislava, Slovakia
Lidická 700/19, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic Phone: +421 903 427089
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