Lead Software Engineer

Job Overview

Location
Farnborough, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£80,000 - £110,000 Per Year
Date Posted
4 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
318223
Job Views
2

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer - Java, Spring, NodeJS, React, TypeScript, Kubernetes, Apache stack
Farnborough, Hampshire

Lead Software Engineer (Java) required by a thriving consultancy within the Defence and Security sector, based in Farnborough, Hampshire. The Software Engineer will ideally be Security Cleared to SC level and have strong commercial experience with Java / Spring and as many as the following as possible: NodeJS, React, TypeScript, Kubernetes, Docker, Microservices, REST, Agile methodology and CI / CD.

Benefits
As a Lead Software Engineer (Java) working with this company, you will get:

  • Basic salary of up to £100,000
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Split week / hybrid working model
  • Casual dress
  • Free hot and cold drinks in our own, modern kitchen/break-out
  • Secure, on-site parking, cafe, restaurant and gym facilities
  • Company events & social hours
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Perkbox Employee Benefits system
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Maternity / Paternity Pay
  • Friendly & Supportive Team
  • Career progression opportunities

A few details about the role
As a Lead Software Engineer in a cutting-edge technology environment, you will have a challenging, vastly interesting, and technically diverse role. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing / writing secure, simple, testable, maintainable code
  • Working on internal systems as well as with external clients / systems
  • Working on existing systems and optimising performance
  • Working on greenfield development / engineering projects, both internally and externally
  • Communicating through all areas of the business

What you will need
Unfortunately desire alone is not enough. As a Principal Software Engineer you will also need:

  • Java / Spring
  • Agile methodologies/practices including Test Driven Development
  • Git
  • Experience in microservices architecture, including an understanding of containers and serverless implementation. This will include Kubernetes, Docker, Microservices, REST
  • NodeJS / TypeScript / React / Redux / Jest
  • Container technologies using Kubernetes
  • Linux / Windows
  • Use of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Team player
  • Self-starter with drive, keen to work in a small team
  • Thirst for new skills
  • Either holds or has recently held government security clearance already, or is suitable for and willing to go through the vetting process (suitability would include an absence of a serious criminal record, a right to work and live in UK and, preferably, a record of 5 years’ UK residency)
  • Knowledge and experience of DevOps, CI/CD principles and their application in secure environments (nice to have)
  • Appreciation of the constraints and requirements imposed on development within secure, safety critical environments (nice to have)
  • Scripting (nice to have)
  • GitLab (nice to have)
  • Kafka (nice to have)
  • NiFi (nice to have)
  • Java / Spring (nice to have)
  • No-SQL stores e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB (nice to have)
  • OAuth (nice to have)
  • Jfrog Artefactory (nice to have)
  • HashiCorp Vault (nice to have)
  • Synopsys Coverity & Seeker (nice to have)

If you feel that you are the Lead / Principal Software Engineer for the role, then please apply via the link of contact me directly through either LinkedIn or our Richmond Square Consulting Ltd website.


Best regards,

Charlie Syrett
Richmond Square Consulting Ltd


Alternative job titles: DevOps Engineer, Principal Software Engineer, Java Developer, Software Architect

Buzzwords: Java, Spring, NodeJS, Node, React, ReactJS, TypeScript, JavaScript, Docker, Kubernetes, AI, Machine Learning, Microservices, MOA, REST, Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, CI, CD, Apache, NiFi, Kafka

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