Senior Software Engineer

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Lincoln
Salary: £40,000 – £45,000
Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a leading defence and cyber data systems specialist that enables individuals, organisations and military forces to deliver positive effect. We achieve this through training, applied innovation and collaborative partnerships with the world’s leading defence authorities. It is our independence, proven expertise and ability to apply real-world knowledge that has earned us a global reputation for making the impossible, possible. We bring a new dimension to projects which enables clients and partners to solve challenges that would otherwise have held them back.

Here, the fusion of Talent and technology solves persistent problems. We’ve established ourselves as a leading developer of innovative software solutions. We’re looking for a highly-skilled Senior Software Engineer to join our program and network design team. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of software development processes and extensive experience testing and evaluating current networking systems. If finding issues and fixing them with beautiful, meticulous code are among the talents that make you tick, we’d like to hear from you.

Objectives of this Role

• Visualize, design, and develop creative and innovative software platforms, as we continue to experience dramatic growth in the usage and visibility of our products.
• Create scalable software platforms and applications, and efficient networking solutions that are unit tested, code reviewed, and checked regularly for continuous integration
• Examine existing systems, identifying flaws and creating solutions to improve service uptime and time-to-resolve through monitoring and automated remediation
• Plan and execute full software development life cycles (SDLC) for each assigned project, adhering to company standards and expectations

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

• Design and build tools and frameworks to automate development, testing deployment, management and monitoring of the company’s 24×7 services and products
• Plan and scale distributed software and applications, applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with urgency and quality
• Collaborate with global team, leading the production of project work plans and analyzing the efficiency and feasibility of project operations, while leveraging global technology stack and making localized improvements

Skills and Qualifications

• 5 years’ experience in one or more of the following tools and technologies:
o Windows / Linux / Solaris platforms
o C++
o Java /Javascript
o C#
o MySQL/PostGIS
o Big Data Secure Solutions
o Qt
o Visual Studio / Eclipse
o AGILE development
o JIRA / Atlassian Toolset
• Proven ability to document design processes, including development, tests, analytics, and troubleshooting
• Experience with rapid development cycles in a web-based environment
• Strong scripting and test automation abilities
• Full driving licence

Requirements
• Undergo UK government security vetting.
• Sign the Official Secrets Act
• Desire to continue to grow professional capabilities with ongoing training and educational opportunities

Benefits
• A competitive salary
• A generous leave allowance: 30 days (plus 8 public holidays)
• Company pension
• Company bonus scheme
• Annual training allowance
• Flexible working arrangements
• Cycle to work scheme
• Unpaid extended leave
• Support to Reserve service

Job Summary

Job Title Senior Software Engineer
Location Lincoln
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45k
Last Updated 13/03/2019
Reference SF44387
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