principal product engineer in sydney

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sydney, new south wales
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Our high-performing client is seeking a Principal Product Engineer to join them within their Product and Digital team in Newcastle. This individual will be able to hit the ground running, and be curious, collaborative, flexible. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow within a reputable organisation.


  • Lead end to end product development through build, release, maintenance and enhancement of product features
  • Collaborative work ethos with product managers, designers and other key stakeholders, making decisions together
  • Contribute technical expertise to enhance the quality of product solution design, including participating in discovery process with cross-functional product team
  • Lead iterative testing processes and continuously gather feedback to improve the quality of code and reduce operational risk
  • Develop and enhance developer guidelines and practices to enable a high performance product development and support the product roadmap
  • Contribute to defining and managing technology change management within and across the Product function
  • Guide and mentor less senior engineers and offer leadership across all teams as a subject matter expert

In terms of the technical stack of their product:

  • ReactJS frontend
  • Springboot and Kotlin backend
  • Postgresql database
  • Gitlab for CI/CD
  • Selenium/Cypress for automated testing
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry/Amazon Web Services

Essential requirements (in line with the technical stack listed above):

  • Experience in cloud deployment and management
  • Extensive Java and/or Angular 2+ experience essential
  • Coding experience
  • Good communication and collaborative skills and open to a pair-programming environment
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong background in testing – front-end, back-end, integration and end-to-end; experience in Test Driven Development highly desirable
  • Some experience managing projects, product design and/or software development within an Agile/DevOps environment will be an advantage
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems for the benefit of a digital consumer with lean, clean code

If you believe you are suitable for this role, or are looking for your next challenge; please send your CV to today!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Angular2+. ReactJS, Springboot, Kotlin, Postgresql, Gitlab, CI/CD, Selenium, Cypress, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Amazon Web Services


Relevant Qualifications

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Bachelor Degree