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Principal Developer

Ref no. BHN566088
Location Manchester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Temporary 12 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

A role to strengthen data pipelines and analytics tools within the context of improving public transport systems.

Key skills required for this role

Python, Javacript, Data


Leading a team to develop new tools and improve analytics

Job description

As a Principal Developer, you will lead, coach and mentor a team of Software Engineers up to Senior level; and have authority on the design of software and strategy.

You won't be siloed in a discreet team, rather you'll engage with the wider department, stakeholders and customers to gather requirements and build technical specifications.

The key deliverables are to:

  • Manage the design of services across software and web
  • Lead the development and deployment of data pipelines
  • Lead the design and development of analytics tools

And here's what you need to bring:

  • Hands-on skills with Python and JavaScript
  • Experience in designing software and web services
  • Ability to manage projects and lead developers
  • Effectiveness in building strategic relationships and communicating strategy

Hybrid working in Manchester offices.


  • Very strong pension package, LGPS
  • 28 days holiday + 8 days BH + 18 days available via flexitime
  • Travel Pass purchase scheme

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