Principal Consultant – Software Engineering

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Principal Consultant

Software Engineering

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


We’re looking for a superstar Principal Recruitment Consultant to work within our almighty Software Engineering team based in London.

This is an exciting opportunity to establish yourself as the go-to senior technology recruiter within your space, guide pivotal careers, connect with tech industry experts and stretch your financial goals with an established business who have a winning culture, brand and community.


Orbis takes a holistic perspective on tech recruitment considering our client’s company cultures, professional values, and human factors.

Supporting an incredibly successful global business, where we work on exclusive and retained projects, you will have an opportunity to work with cutting edge companies and global heritage brands.


  • Working in a collaborative, fast paced team of high performing recruitment specialists
  • Leading from the front, delivering world class 360 recruitment for clients and candidates
  • Utilising a wide range of sourcing techniques to target and engaging with top software engineering talent
  • Mentoring, training, and helping develop others in the team on best practice
  • Balancing responsibilities across delivery, account management and marketing/events
  • Being involved in cross-selling of services and acting as a key engineering point of contact
  • Being involved in marketing campaigns and the hosting of events
  • Developing, fostering and managing a strong portfolio of client relationships
  • Building a strong personal brand and embedding yourself in the engineering community
  • Working closely with the Software Engineering team, the wider sales team, plus our fantastic marketing and business support teams


We are open to profiles with demonstrable recruitment experience, ideally within Software Engineering or a related technical field. A track record of high performance and a strong set of values, focusing on integrity, accountability and collaboration.

This role requires a socially driven person with an all-in approach, a dedication to our brand, amazing attention to detail and a ‘never give up’ mindset.

We’re on the lookout for a self-motivated rocket with a mission driven mentality, who wants to dive in, and get 👏 sh*t 👏 done 👏


We are technology people specialists.

Over the past 8 years we’ve built Orbis from a start-up based in the back of a friend’s office – to where we are now, an international multi-brand talent solutions business that we’re incredibly proud of.

Awarded as Best Small Company to work for, with a three-star accreditation.

We currently focus on markets across London, Europe, and the USA. Our offices are based in London, Glasgow, New York and Nashville. We also have remote hubs based in Amsterdam, Austin and Miami – with more opening soon!

Our current team of consultants work across various industries including technology, financial services and commercial brands.

We specialise in roles within software engineering, design, product, data, cloud and cyber security teams – as we grow, we add to our expertise.


> Hybrid working – you’ll be equipped to work between the office and remotely.

> Flexibility – Start late, finish early, or enjoy a long lunch. Then start your weekend with an early finish on Friday! We are pro-lifestyle, encouraging space for mental health and social time.

> 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + duvet days + birthday day off

> Competitive base salary + personal commission scheme

> Uncapped training budget – we encourage everyone to learn new skills that they enjoy.

> In-House workshops and training covering topics such as mindset, mental health at work and diversity & inclusion.

> Career planning and coaching sessions.

> Time off for charity activities.

> Relocation to one of our other offices.

> Enjoy team incentive trips abroad, lunch clubs, and our Summer/Christmas company parties.


They say the proofs in the pudding, check out our website and LinkedIn page for our latest community insights and company activity. You’ll see the investment we make in people, the tech community and our Orbis team.

If you’d like to know more and apply, get in touch with us, we’d love to chat about all this further over a flat white/ smoothie/ beer/ mojito.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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