Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 897199_1613404712
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2021 15:58

Job Description

Due to the success of several strategic programmes, our global security & innovative systems client has scope to grow their Software Development team with creative and ambitious Software Engineers. Their primary focus is on Java, though your experience should cover different technologies within an agile environment.

As our client is in a phase of rapid growth and there are various opportunities to develop your career within their technical domains.

You will be helping us to solve our customer's problems within an agile team. You will have opportunities throughout the Software Lifecycle from requirements capture through to R&D (Research & Development), implementation, automation and test in a wide range of technologies.

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. You will be able to deploy applications in a controlled, repeatable way and be developing technical specialisms in frameworks and/or toolsets. Experience of mentoring or line management would be advantageous.
You will have the following experience.

*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.
*Cloud-based architectures; certification is a bonus.
*Microservice-orientated or serverless 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 Elasticsearch
*Supporting business development through contributions to customer proposals and R&D projects

Title: Lead Software Engineer
Pay Rate and Benefits: Completive
Location: Cheltenham
Key Skills: Software, Cyber, DevOps, Agile, Scrum, UX, Front-end, Front End, Java, R&D, Research & Development, Software Lifecycle, Architectures, NiFi, Kafka, Accumulo, Elasticsearch, Big Data, Open-Source Platform

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 these 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. This is a permanent role

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