Principal Engineer
Information Technology, London
Principal Engineer
Information Technology, London

The team you'll be working with:

NTT Data is looking for a Lead Developer able to take on the role of Principal Engineer in one of our leading clients in the TMT space. Significant experience with Java/Spring (Boot)/Microservices/Team Leadership is essential.

What you'll be doing:

The Principal Engineer role is a Technical Leadership and Enabler role, supporting multiple teams and Technical Leads across one of several tribes in a large engineering department for a well-known client. It is a hands-on role, and most of the work you do will consist of

  • Working with Agile Scrum Teams and Technical Leads to support them in the work they are doing
  • Working closely with architecture teams to drive innovative and functional designs that maintain the integrity of the existing estate
  • Working with Technical and Managerial Leadership to fully understand the business needs and ensure these are filtered down to engineering teams
  • Providing guidance on the technical direction of the department, enabling and easing the work of hundreds of engineering staff
  • Evangelising strategic technologies and best practices to improve software delivery
  • Working with and building Communities of Practice to support knowledge sharing and decision making
  • Mentoring and Coaching all levels of engineer in coding practices and other areas
  • Technical point of contact for other NTT Data-based engineering staff
  • Keeping our “Clients First” and keeping up to date with NTT Data internal capabilities and how these can be used to improve our client’s systems

What experience you'll bring:

  • Experience and Strong ability with Java, Spring and Spring Boot, Microservice architecture and API design
  • Ability to make good technical decisions, and ability to convince others based on the merits and reasons for those choices
  • Proven leadership skills, getting the best out of yourself and your team(s) under high pressure environments in a sustainable way
  • Strong understanding of application design and architecture
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, working with business and technical stakeholders

You will be comfortable working with and influencing varied seniority levels both internally and with clients; and training and educating at all levels.

Who we are:

We’re a business with a global reach that empowers local teams, and we undertake hugely exciting work that is genuinely changing the world. Our advanced portfolio of consulting, applications, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services will allow you to achieve great things by working with brilliant colleagues, and clients, on exciting projects.

Our inclusive work environment prioritises mutual respect, accountability, and continuous learning for all our people. This approach fosters collaboration, well-being, growth, and agility, leading to a more diverse, innovative, and competitive organisation. We are also proud to share that we have a range of Inclusion Networks such as: the Women’s Business Network, Cultural and Ethnicity Network, LGBTQ+ & Allies Network, Neurodiversity Network and the Parent Network.


For more information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion please click here: Creating Inclusion Together at NTT DATA UK | NTT DATA

what we'll offer you:

We offer a range of tailored benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. Our Learning and Development team ensure that there are continuous growth and development opportunities for our people. We also offer the opportunity to have flexible work options.

You can find more information about NTT DATA UK & Ireland here: NTT DATA UK & I 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in the fair treatment of all our employees and commit to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. We are also a Disability Confident Committed Employer - we want to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application and interview process, if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Service Line Manager

Robert Harris
Head of Engineering

Highly experienced applications delivery professional with a track record of delivering high quality solutions for customers above expectations and on-budget. Strong focus on architecture, engineering lifecycle and team development; with a sharp commercial acumen and a clear understanding of the business value of IT and future directions of the industry. Combines a deep appreciation of software engineering and technology with practical experience in applying architecture to strategic transformation.

Epworth House, London

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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