Lead Software Engineer

Posted 19 April by Yolk Recruitment Ltd
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Software Engineering Lead (C++, Python, Java) | National Security Consultancy | Up to £75,000 + £5,000 Bonus | London, Manchester, Cheltenham | DV Clearance Required | 2 Stage Interview Process

Yolk Recruitment are excited to be partnered with an expanding UK national security consultancy. They're looking for experienced senior software engineers looking to step up into a leadership role.

The successful candidates will lead a small team of 3-4 engineers building secure applications & systems for UK defence & security clients. To be successful you will need strong experience in fullstack development with C++ or Python on the backend and JavaScript (ideally React) on the Frontend.

They have several roles available & the can be based at any of their locations London, Manchester or Cheltenham. They require active DV security clearance.

What you will be doing:

  • Leading a small team in the development of secure applications & systems across the full lifecycle.
  • Liaising with internal & external stakeholders to ensure project requirements are adhered to & project deadlines met.
  • Taking an active role in the recruitment of new team members.
  • Developing solutions in a highly Agile / Scrum focused development environment.

The experience you will bring to the team:

  • In depth coding experience in at least one of the following languages, C++, Python. Java is preferred.
  • Experience in full lifecycle development within an Agile / Scrum environment.
  • Frontend experience in React or Angular would be highly beneficial.
  • Any cloud hosted development experience would be desirable (AWS, GCP or Azure).
  • Experience in team leadership / management including SLA / KPI management, one to one's & scrum leadership.
  • Active DV security clearance.

What you will receive in return:

  • Salary up to £75,000
  • £5,000 Guaranteed bonus + 10% annual performance bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced pension scheme 10% employer contributions
  • 25 days holiday (bank holidays on top)

Got your attention?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Ryan Harris at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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Required skills

  • Python
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Lead Software Engineer
  • Kubernetes

Reference: 52503718

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