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Principal Backend Engineer

Principal Backend Engineer


One of the Financial Times top 1000 fastest growing companies is building new and scaling existing engineering teams to match their demand.

They are helping businesses around the world grow successfully, by optimising the most time consuming part of their business: shipping. With 30,000 businesses in Europe alone, they are Europe’s leading shipping company.


OQ-industries E-commerce
OQ-industries Supply Chain

What to expect:

Already, the multiple teams have high-level medior/senior engineers and they are looking for someone to come in at the Principal level and set the standard.

They have multiple streams including Checkout, Returns and a new Warehouse Automation Team. Each need a Principal Engineer to continue to build their system and keep it running. The more specific tasks will be dependant on the stream you join.


  • Big development and learning budget.
  • Stay healthy in their gym.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Discounted health insurance.
  • After 3 years, a 4-week sabbatical.
  • A thriving, international, certified Great Place To Work!


  • 5+ years Python experience using frameworks like Django and FastAPI.
  • Experience leading a team at Staff/Principal/Tech Lead level.
  • Experience using Linux.
  • You have worked with Docker and one of the top three cloud platforms.
  • Honest and open, ready to grow alongside the business and collaborative with colleagues.

Sounds good?

Apply now
For more information, connect with our specialised team member on LinkedIn Sean Daffan