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Principal Software Engineer (0070)

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dnata Travel, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal, Travel 2, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic, Global Travel Group and Sunmaster.

We are now recruiting for a technology driven Principal Engineer to provide technical expertise and guidance for projects and the development teams. You will take full responsibility for promoting technical excellence within the development teams ensuring the highest level of technical quality. As Principal Engineer, you will be an excellent communicator able to clearly understand, solve and educate the teams in all technical issues related to your specialisms. You will have a broad knowledge of development best practices, especially agile delivery and comfortable working as part of and promoting cross functional team structures.

The dnata Travel engineering team are responsible for the growth and evolution of an in-house developed travel platform which is being developed and rolled out across multiple brands, departments and teams across the globe within the dnata Travel group.

You will be joining a smart, experienced, fast-moving team who continue to explore new technologies, tools & techniques to both grow this global platform and to service the growing needs of the business that the platform supports.

As a Principal Engineer, you will have a proven strong software development background providing guidance and mentoring to the wider team of software developers and QA staff as well as offshore teams, infrastructure and architecture teams, to deliver the product roadmap and allocate skilled team members to support projects and backlogs.

You will bring your experience in Agile software delivery to champion best practices within the team and to provide continuous visibility of progress both internally and to external stakeholders.

You will complement the Engineering Manager by promoting technical excellence and mentoring to the teams; ensuring the teams deliver features using the best tools and practices.

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This role is based at our fantastic new state-of-the art office in Leyland, just 10 minutes from junction 29 of the M6. Our on-site facilities include free car parking, on-site restaurant and break out area with a pool table and free wifi, shopping & social events.

Our people also enjoy benefits including life assurance, pension scheme and travel discounts.

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Lancaster House, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK, PR26 6TX
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