Principle / Lead Engineer - Java / API's

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    £90k - 105k per year + bonus, benefits

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    Ben Wilson

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    0161 804 93 50

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    over 1 year ago

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Principle / Lead Engineer (Java / APIs) - central London

My global market leading client who are driving solutions in cloud communication and telecom markets, are looking for a permanent Principle Engineer. Trusted by global, house hold names, my clients communication platform allows their clients to connect with their customers. They are now looking for a hands on Lead Engineer / Developer to lead the ownership and definition of their APIs across all of their products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Defining the overall API architecture and API design guidelines
  • Working closely and collaborating with the relevant Engineering, Product and Developer Relations teams to make sure best API design is chosen.
  • Lead cross functional collaboration.
  • Potentially grow a team and manage it.
  • Redefine API design process and API standards
  • Audit our current API and drive improvements if/where needed.
  • Consolidate acquired and current APIs to a coherent product offering based on product roadmap.
  • Support the product roadmap for new APIs


  • Experience working with public API definition and design. Familiar with cloud services and APIs.
  • Polyglot hands-on developer/architect with experience working on both client and server side applications. (10+ yrs)
  • Interest and enthusiasm for managing and developing a team and willingness to learn standard methodologies in management.

This is a new position within my clients organisation as they look to build and establish a new team with a clear remit to build the team out further. For further information and immediate consideration please send your CV to