Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896762_1586330272
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2020 08:17

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer - Java

Our Client is a Global leader in the development of solutions, systems and applications for the defence and commercial markets. Due to a rapid period of growth they have an immediate opportunity for a Lead Java software engineer working in the intelligence and Cyber unit of the business.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will have had responsibility for the design and delivery of packages of work; leading teams and working with customers.
Key Skills:
*Proven experience in professional Java development, writing well-designed, testable code
*Keen to learn a broad range of technologies on the Java stack
*Experience of DevOps automated deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Docker, Ansible
*Agile Scrum methodologies using tools such as Confluence and Jira
Desirable Skills:
*Cloud-based architectures; certification is a bonus.
*Micro service-orientated or server less architectures
*Messaging and Routing Technologies such as NiFi and Kafka
*UX development; creating intuitive and sleek front-ends for clients
*Big data open source platforms such as Accumulo or Elastic search
*Supporting business development through contributions to customer proposals and R&D projects

Key Skills: Software, Java, Lead, Jira, DevOps, Docker, Jenkins, Defence, Cyber
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: to £54000

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.