Technical Principal Consultant

About Piccadilly

Piccadilly is a global technology and delivery acceleration specialist, focused on the financial services sector and beyond. We are dedicated to providing specialist domain skills, expert knowledge and delivery capability to the entire technology and test landscape.

We are:

+ Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management

+ Passionate about the application of artificial intelligence and creating a digital workforce in multiple areas of technology and business management.

+ Highly trusted, with a track record of supporting the successful delivery of technology and testing across financial services

+ Our clients range from tier-1 banks and insurance providers to technology firms.

+ Committed to hiring the best talent from around the globe.

Job Description:

Piccadilly are looking for a technical Principal Consultant with a strong track record of delivering projects in complex environments. We need like-minded individuals, who are motivated to help grow our business by cultivating new and existing client relationships. We are looking for next-generation ideas, and a focus on disrupting and redefining the test, technology and business landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Lead and manage the delivery of a variety of client technology projects

+ Actively cultivate client relationships, acting as an ambassador for our brand and values.

+ Own the quality and timely delivery of test delivery within a technical testing discipline on a large project. Including all management, preparation, execution and reporting activities.

+ Produce necessary documentation, or run collaborative review sessions, to communicate important information

+ Utilise best practice test engineering practices such as advanced test design techniques, coverage monitoring, test automation, and continuous integration.

+ Responsible for coaching and supporting more junior team members

+ Responsible for innovation, and continuous improvement of testing practices.

+ European and UK travel is required

Skills and Expertise

+ Significant experience across multiple projects and applications in one of the below two areas:

  • Test Automation:Extensive experience designing and implementing multi-tool test architectures; integration with CI/CD; use of containers;and cloud infrastructure.

  • Performance Engineering: Extensive experience in performance architecture, modelling and testing.

+ Experience of at least one project applying agile and dev/ops principles in the testing phase

+ Experience in managing more junior staff during preparation and execution phases

+ Experience from at least two applications applying technical testing skills, using both commercial and open-source automation frameworks, with experience in at least one of Selenium, Cucumber, Unified Functional Tester, Rational Functional Tester CA LISA, RIT.

+ Excellent stakeholder management skills. Candidates must be able to articulately present concepts to senior management with a high focus on quality and accuracy, and whilst under pressure.

+ Strong understanding of market trends, dynamics and enabling technologies

+ Ability to balance day-to-day client delivery and new business development

+ Ideally, experience of Amazon Web Services cloud solutions, and continuous integration and deployment approaches.

Benefits Package (for perm)

+ 25 days holiday

+ A flexible benefits package which can be tailored to your needs, including additional holiday, cash, additional pension contributions and medical insurance.

+ Workplace pension.

+ Regular social events in London.

+ A clear training path for consultants to increase their professional and technical skills.


London and M4 Corridor