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Principal Engineer - Fintech

MinderaFull-time$100k - $255k*Luton, United KingdomMay 23, 2024
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At Mindera, we're at the forefront of transforming the financial technology landscape. Our mission is to empower financial institutions with cutting-edge technology solutions that redefine their operations and customer experiences. With a global team of over +1200 professionals, we are committed to innovation, excellence, and strategic growth in the fintech sector.

As a Principal Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technological direction and innovation of our fintech services. You'll lead by example, designing and implementing high-quality solutions that meet the dynamic needs of our clients. Your expertise will not only influence projects but also contribute to the growth and development of our engineering team worldwide.

*Travelling to our offices and to our clients' is essential. You will need to be prepared to travel at least twice a week on average to our client's office in Luton. There will be occasional travel to our office in London also.  


You will:

  • Drive the technical aspects of RFP/RFQ responses, working closely with the sales and business development teams to prepare compelling, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Play a crucial role in pre-sales activities, including client presentations, technical solution demonstrations, and proof of concept oversight, to win new business and expand our footprint in the fintech space.
  • Lead the design and development of complex software solutions in the fintech sector, ensuring high performance, scalability, and security. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define technical requirements, architectures, and roadmaps.
  • Champion best practices in software engineering, including Agile methodologies, code reviews, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes, to ensure the delivery of high-quality software.
  • Mentor and guide engineering teams, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous learning. Provide technical leadership and career development advice to engineers.
  • Actively engage with clients to understand their business challenges and provide technical consultancy. Offer bespoke, value-added solutions that address their specific needs within the fintech landscape.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes, adjusting strategies to maintain a competitive edge. Contribute to thought leadership through speaking engagements, publications, and professional networks.


  • Demonstrated ability in participating in business development activities, including RFP/RFQ preparation and pre-sales engagements. Ability to articulate technical solutions to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
  • Strategic Thinking and Problem-Solving: Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to develop innovative solutions that address complex business challenges.
  • Proven track record in the fintech sector.
  • Strong foundation in software engineering principles and architecture, particularly in designing scalable and resilient systems.
  • Expertise in a variety of programming languages (e.g., Java, Python, C#) and technology stacks.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and understanding of cloud architecture best practices.
  • Familiarity with blockchain, AI, and machine learning technologies as applied to fintech solutions is highly desirable.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Prior experience in a consulting or client-facing role is advantageous.


We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Profit Distribution
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a global company
  • A dynamic, innovative, and supportive work environment, where your ideas and contributions are valued
  • The chance to work on cutting-edge projects that are transforming the fintech industry
  • Growth opportunities including access to Udemy
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays. After 2 years you are entitled to 1 additional day/ year up to 30 days
  • Private Medical Healthcare with Aviva
  • Electric Vehicle leasing scheme
  • Enhanced pension scheme (up to 8% matched)
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental and Adoption leave and pay
  • Conference Budget
  • Retail Discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Annual company team-building trip and Christmas party
  • At our office in Leicester we have a wide range of snacks and drinks to keep you fed and healthy

About Mindera

At Mindera we use technology to build products we are proud of, with people we love.

Software Engineering Applications, including Web and Mobile, are at the core of what we do at Mindera. We partner with our clients, to understand their product and deliver high performance, resilient and scalable software systems that create an impact in their users and businesses across the world. You get to work with a bunch of great people, where the whole team owns the project together. Our culture reflects our lean and self-organisation attitude. We encourage our colleagues to take risks, make decisions, work in a collaborative way and talk to everyone to enhance communication. We are proud of our work and we love to learn all and everything while navigating through an Agile, Lean and collaborative environment.

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