Principal Engineer

  • Job Reference: R-00121983
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2021
  • Employer: RBS
  • Website: http://www.jobs.rbs.com
  • Location: Gurugram
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Principal Engineer

  • This is a challenging role that will see you design and engineer software with the customer or user experience as the primary objective
  • You’ll be playing a major role in the engineering centre of excellence, collaborating to improve the bank’s overall software engineering capability
  • You’ll gain valuable stakeholder exposure as you build and leverage relationships, as well as the opportunity to hone your technical talents

What you'll do

As a Principal Engineer, you’ll be creating great customer outcomes via engineering and innovative solutions to existing and new challenges, and technology designs which are innovative, customer centric, high performance, secure and robust. You’ll be defining, creating and providing oversight and governance of engineering and design solutions with a focus on end-to-end automation, simplification, resilience, security, performance, scalability and reusability. 

You’ll also be:

  • Defining and developing architecture models and roadmaps of application and software components to meet business and technical requirements, driving common usability across products and domains
  • Working with the various feature teams to produce software rapidly and of high quality which adds value to the business
  • Determining the design and delivery approach for all of the platform’s software throughout its life
  • Working within a platform or feature team along with software engineers to design and engineer complex software, scripts and tools to enable the delivery of bank platforms, applications and services, acting as a point of contact for solution design considerations

The skills you'll need

You’ll come with significant experience in software engineering, software or database design and architecture, as well as experience of developing software within a DevOps and Agile framework. We’d also like to see significant and demonstrable experience of implementing programming best practice, especially around scalability, automation, virtualisation, optimisation, availability and performance.

We'll also expect you to be a technical leader, with at least 12 years experience in the engineering space and proven experience of working Peg products. This will ideally be with version 8.x of the KYC/CLM Pega Application, and you'll have delivered at least 2 projects.

You’ll also need:

  • A strong background in leading software development teams in a matrix structure, introducing and executing technical strategies
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of test-driven development and using automated test frameworks, mocking and stubbing and unit testing tools
  • Knowledge of modern integration patterns and technologies, API, microservices and event streaming
  • An understanding of infrastructure or hosting patterns, public and private cloud, IaaS, CaaS, DevOps, CICD and automation technologies
  • A background in designing or implementing APIs
  • The ability to rapidly and effectively understand and translate product and business requirements into technical solutions
  • A background of working with code repositories, bug tracking tools and wikis