Principal Software Engineer

We are creating an exciting LABS function to support the incubation of start-up ideas, and re-invention of software products. This is a great opportunity to work with cutting-edge products and tech.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

Your mission

The Workshop is creating an exciting LABS function to support the incubation of start-up ideas, and re-invention of existing software products.

You’ll be at the forefront of these initiatives, helping to architect, build and deliver the best solution.

You will be the one of the first to join LABS. This is a great opportunity to work with cutting-edge products and technologies.

The current London Engineering team works on high performing transactional financial services applications built on Java/JEE/JavaScript/Cassandra/Elastic using blockchain principles. We run services in Containers, orchestrated with Kubernetes and are always interested in new technologies.

What you'll do

  • Work with innovative start-ups to deliver the best market product.
  • Choose the most appropriate technology for the solution.
  • Architect, design and develop high quality, maintainable, and scalable solutions.
  • Ensure all Engineering principles are implemented in the building of the product.
  • Build, own and run the applications.
  • Promote engineering excellence in coding structure and methods (TDD, BDD), quality engineering, pair programming.
  • Mentor team members in best practice, new tech and ways of working.
  • You will also work collaboratively with the Product team to define achievable milestones.

What you'll bring

  • Strong experience in server-side programming language such as Java.
  • Experience across front-end programming languages and frameworks.
  • Good experience of API development.
  • Experience of algorithmic programming.
  • Experience of NoSQL databases.
  • Ability to build and deploy with a cloud-first approach.
  • Experience of CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to work outside of areas of expertise.
  • Passionate in building cutting-edge, high quality applications.
  • Quick learner, creative thinker, research mind-set, delivery focused.
  • Ability to context switch and be adaptable to change.
  • Comfortable with a “you build it, you run it” culture.

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing
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    Our culture

    We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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