Collinson is a global loyalty and benefits company.
We use our expertise and products to craft customer experiences which enable some of the world’s best-known brands to acquire, engage and retain the most demanding and choice-rich customers. In particular, our unique expertise and insight into high earning, frequent travellers allows us to create products and solutions for our clients that inspire greater customer engagement to drive more profitable relationships, enrich their travel experiences, protect what matters, and assist in in times of need.
While specialising in Insurance and Assistance, Financial Services, Travel and Retail, we also support clients in multiple sectors. We have worked with over 90 airlines, 20 hotel groups and more than 600 financial institutions and banks, with clients including Accor Hotels, Air France KLM, American Express, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Diners Club, Mandarin Oriental, Mastercard, Radisson Hotel Group, Sephora, Visa and Vhi.
We take our 30 years’ experience working with these kinds of household names in over 170 countries and help our clients to deliver the smarter experiences it takes to differentiate their propositions and help them win deeper devotion with their customers.
Collinson is a privately-owned entrepreneurial business with 2,000 passionate people working in 20 locations worldwide. Our solutions include Priority Pass, the world’s best known airport experiences programme, while we are also the trusted partner behind many of the leading financial services, airline and hotel brand’s reward programmes and loyalty initiatives.
Purpose of the job
The Engineering Team is responsible for maintaining and enhancing our strategic platform which supports our core Insurance functions.
As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll be a key member of this team which delivers functionality using the Agile delivery methodology.
You will be responsible for designing and ensuing that pragmatic, complete and maintainable software solutions are developed under the guidance of a Development Manager to the agreed development plan and to approved specifications.
You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and experience all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
Lead a team of engineers in developing innovative solutions to important, highly complex strategic and operating problems.
Contribute to defining the direction for new products, processes, and standards based upon the business strategies.
Develop solutions to non-routine issues without appreciable guidance from others.
Possess the ability to reach decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
Develop collaborative relationships with senior stakeholders.