Principal Backend Engineer

  • Riyadh, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are one of the largest travel and transportation companies in the region and currently are in the middle of a massive digital transformation within the organization.

Job Description

We are looking for a strong Principal Software Engineer. If you are well versed in Microservices, Solution Architecture, including network, data, application, system, and integration architecture - then we are looking for you!


  • Design Technical/Integration Architectures, including development, runtime, and operations architectures
  • Define scalable solutions using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) patterns, and microservices automating business process models and cloud-based services.
  • Design message and event-driven architectures.
  • Lead implementation of large, complex solutions from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
  • Provide Technical design across multiple projects and clients
  • Provide Technology Consulting services covering areas such as Architectural Strategy, Architectural review/audit and Architecture road-map.
  • Manages the risks, issues, and dependencies of the scoped solution
  • Responsible for roadmaps for integration technologies (current and future).
  • Introducing Agile processes to the existing team


  • 5+ years of intensive Java backend development and solution architecture. (Java, Spring Boot, API Security, Redis, Sql and NoSql databases, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS).
  • Strong experience in hands-on platform delivery and architecture design.
  • Full understanding of Cloud service, AWS and DevOps tools and CI/CD process.
  • Strong experience with the full life cycle of Agile software development processes, approaches, delivery and methods with scaling to the Enterprise and release management processes.
  • Thought leadership and Technical knowledge combined with delivery experience in some of these areas:
  1. Legacy platform migration
  2. RESTful APIs and API gateways
  3. Microservices based Architecture
  4. Cloud deployment (AWS mainly)
  • Ability to influence and guide senior stakeholders on technical solutions
  • Excellent documentation, presentation and communication skills.
  • Should have good experience with NodeJs