Lead Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_8474_JOB  ·  Posted on 20 May 2024


This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week required onsite and the rest of the work can be done from home.

My client is a defence consultancy who specialise in the research, engineering and provision of cutting-edge national security and defence solutions.

They are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to sustain a national security product, including updating operating systems and adding new features when requested.

You will need to have strong C++ experience and ideally low-level networking skills (although this is not essential).

Key responsibilities
  • Sustain a product with a well-established base code.
  • Port products to new hardware.
  • Develop new features.
  • Update operating systems and third-party packages,
  • Work closely with customers and technical teams.
  • Provide training internally.
Skills & experience
  • C++, C and Python
  • Linux
  • Network protocols.
  • Web-based technologies (Django, React etc).
  • SQL databases (PostgreSQL etc).
  • Testing and diagnostics (Robot Framework, Jenkins, Gitlab etc).
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme.
  • Annual Holiday.
  • Flexible Benefits.
  • Sickness Benefit.
  • Business Performance Related Bonus.
  • Share Save Plan.
  • Pension scheme.

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive. They can accommodate flexible working arrangements and support a diverse workforce and those with additional needs. 

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