Principal Engineer - Architect I

Location: Overland Park, KS
Date Posted: 06-15-2018
Title: Principal Engineer / Architect I
Location: Overland Park, KS 66210 (Corner of Antioch and College)
Terms: Perm Direct Hire
Salary:  Up to 120K Salary DOE
Status: Prefer W2 (U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.  We are unable to engage in a Corp to Corp arrangement with this client)
Are you someone that can combine technical mastery with an entrepreneurial spirit to really help build a world class platform?
Our client is looking for a Principal Engineer to help drive the development and delivery of their new credit and underwriting platform.
Our client is a leading provider of B2B credit services and is looking to expand its Credit as a Service offering. To help them continue to deliver outstanding quality to their customers, they are looking for a team lead to help take ownership of modernizing and revolutionizing the credit and underwriting platform.
  • The Principal Engineer will be responsible for the day to day activities of 1-3 additional developers, including code reviews, architecture decisions, and code delivery.
  • Will also serve as the team’s scrum master and work directly with the product owner and business stakeholders to provide project status information and help define the product roadmap.
  • Will coordinate with other team leads to identify cross-training opportunities as well as mentor other developers.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • 8+ years hands on development experience in object-oriented languages in a full stack development approach.
  • CS or equivalent degree is a benefit, but not required.
  • Solid understanding of architecture design patterns with a big focus on when to apply them (and when not to)
  • Experience with JS and SPA applications is a huge bonus. Prefer Angular 2+ but React, Vue, Ember, also beneficial
  • Good RDBMS experience, and familiarity with postgres
  • Practical experience with Docker and container-based deployments.
  • Practical experience with AWS and it's toolset (RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, etc..)
  • Recent REST API experience both with providing and consuming API endpoint including knowledge of REST design patterns and concepts.
  • Problem Solving Skills are critical. Not just the ability to solve the puzzle, but the ability to identify when it’s better to switch problems to accomplish the end goal.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a belief in being transparent and open.
Ideal Attributes:
  • Focus on continuous learning and improvement
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Proven positive impact on end user experience
  • Agile Advocate and driven to improve team effectiveness
  • Self-motivated and confident with an ownership mentality
  • Autonomous producer
Our client is a company focused on culture and people. We believe that an environment with challenging work and wonderful co-workers is the key to mutual success.
They offer excellent benefits, relaxed work atmosphere, generous time-off, and competitive salaries.
Why you will love working with our client
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision, FSA, Life/AD&D, long and short-term disability
  • 401K matching
  • Relaxed work atmosphere
  • Casual environment and dress
  • Employee referral program
Our client believes:
  • In saying yes to unique and challenging requirements
  • Empowered team members are creative team members
  • Our products make the customer’s day just a little bit better
  • Work/life balance makes us all more effective

Covenant Consulting strives to attract, cultivate and retain exceptional talent. If you feel you are a match for the position, and are interested in a great growth opportunity, we encourage you to contact

Covenant Consulting is a Technology Services Provider offering project-based IT consulting, IT staffing and IT recruiting services. Every partnership reflects our uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity. We have extensive experience and capabilities in project-based consulting, short and long-term staff augmentation, and permanent recruitment. We work with companies of every size, across many industries and have the flexibility to scale solutions to meet our client's specific needs.
Shannon McInnis
Sr. Technical Recruiter
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