Senior Software Developer

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Bradley Lamb Job Published: 28 days ago

Senior Software Developer


Senior Software Developer needed for a multinational Defence organisation based in Cheltenham. They're looking for an enthusiastic and competent Senior Software Developer to join our well-established cyber and computer forensics technological development team. As a keen technologist, you'll have a background in IT infrastructure and/or software engineering. Original ideas and innovation are strongly encouraged, and you'll play a pivotal role in developing complex, unique features.

The successful Senior Software Developer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 day's holiday
  • Variable annual bonus
  • Pension plan
  • Career Progression
  • Life assurance
  • And many more!

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Software Developer will include:

  • Design, develop and maintain an advanced suite of in-house software applications, agents and scripts.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues across a broad range of technologies.
  • Work on cyber defence and response development activities, collaborating with our team of specialist cyber incident responders and technical security experts.
  • Be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle, from initial concepts to prototyping, deployment and testing.

What you need to be the successful Senior Software Developer:

In order to be the successful Senior Software Developer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • At least five years' relevant experience.
  • Strong coding abilities - proficient in at least one high-level language, ideally C#
  • Experience with database technologies, particularly big data solutions.
  • Experience with messaging technologies (AMQP).
  • An understanding of source control, bug tracking and the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience of designing RESTful APIs.
  • Hardware, network and application design and monitoring.
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • The ability to follow a fast, iterative and agile development approach.
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Software Developer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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