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Principal Software Engineer (remote in the Netherlands)

  • Remote in the Netherlands, Netherlands
  • remote, Netherlands
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Job description

The role is remote in the Netherlands, we're unable consider candidates wanting to work remotely from other countries. 

Do you have a passion for building secure, scalable technology solutions and a proven track record of leading high-performing engineering teams?

We're looking for a seasoned Principal Engineer to join our growing team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our technology infrastructure. In this role, you'll be responsible for providing strategic direction, technical leadership, and fostering a culture of innovation, ensuring our architectural decisions not only solve today's challenges but actively propel us towards our long-term ambitions.

About our company:

Our cyber security innovations, state-of-the-art automation and platforms are being built and maintained by our Product & Engineering Teams. Our engineers and product managers work closely together with cyber security experts to make sure that their hacker's mindset is embedded in our platform. Making sure that our hundreds of customers experience the same value via automated systems, allowing us to scale in Europe.

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About the role:

  • Translate our business goals into a cohesive, long-term technology strategy, with a focus on scalability and security.
  • Champion the creation of architecture agreements, ensuring consistency and best practices across our technology landscape.
  • Mentor and elevate the capabilities of our existing engineering team, fostering a culture of technical excellence and accelerating skill development.
  • Proactively evaluate emerging technologies, identifying opportunities to gain a competitive edge and enhance our overall security posture.
  • Break down silos and facilitate collaboration across teams, ensuring a unified technology vision throughout the company.
  • The role is remote, but you commit to traveling to the office bi-weekly.

Job requirements

What you will need:

  • 15+ years of experience in designing and leading scalable technology solutions for high-growth, preferably SaaS-based businesses.
  • Strong understanding of architectural principles and best practices in a cloud-based environment.
  • Proven track record of building complex architectures in AWS
  • Experience with building software in Go and Python is great but not a hard requirement.
  • Proven track record of coaching and mentoring high-performing engineering teams and individuals.
  • Experience in evaluating and integrating new technologies into existing systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders across all levels.
  • Experience with working in a start-up/scale-up environment.

Why join us?

  • Make an immediate impact on a growing company with a clear vision for the future.
  • Work alongside a talented team of engineers who are passionate about building secure and scalable solutions.
  • Be at the forefront of innovation, shaping the future of our technology infrastructure.
  • Enjoy a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.
  • Report directly to the VP of Engineering, providing valuable insights and shaping the overall technology direction.
  • Join a young and thriving start-up/scale-up which is on its way to becoming the category leader in Europe.

We are a rapidly growing company and believe in investing in our people. If you're a highly motivated and results-oriented engineer with a passion for building secure, scalable technologies, we encourage you to apply!

  • Remote in the Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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