Chief Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_8077_JOB  ·  Posted on 14 June 2024


Our client is looking for a Technical Leader who can work with them to develop their software capability!

They are extremely successful in Aerospace, Defence, and National Security, and now have started to win work within Software Development so are growing their team to deliver work packages for clients.

You will need strong Java experience and technical leadership skills, including being involved at a strategic level.

Working Pattern: Minimum of 2-3  days per week on site. There will be some occasions where full time on site work is required, alongside occasional travel to client sites.

Key responsibilities
  • Developing software for cutting edge technology innovation projects.
  • Developing Java software for web and applications.
  • Lead teams across the entire Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Designing, developing, delivering and supporting a number of cutting edge and bespoke solutions for clients.
  • Recruit and build a team of engineers.
  • Take technical leadership and make technical decisions.
  • Opportunity to take a Scrum Master role.
  • Mentoring and developing junior developers’ skills.
Skills & experience
  • Senior level experience with Java.
  • Experience with range of Java frameworks and messaging services.
  • Database development (SQL Server or PostGreSQL preferred).
  • Experience taking responsibility for outcomes/delivery as a technical lead.
  • Be a technical expert, the go-to person to solve the most difficult technical challenges.
  • Experience leading the design and architecture of solutions.

Desired Experience:

  • Amazon Web Services.
  • C# and/or C++.
  • .Net (standard or Core).
  • Experience leading Scrums.
  • Experience in recruiting and line managing software engineers.
  • Experience of outsourcing development.
Additional benefits
  • Pension up to 10% client contribution.
  • Life assurance, income protection insurance and critical illness cover.
  • Option to buy & sell holiday.
  • Dental, health, medical, travel and gadget insurance.
  • 24/7 Digital GP.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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