Senior/Lead Software Engineer

Posted 9 April by Recruitment Avenue Easy Apply

Job Title: Senior/Lead Software Engineer

Salary: Up to 60k depending on experience

My client a leading travel technology company are looking for a dynamic and technically astute Senior/Lead Software Engineer with at least five years of commercial experience in C# and/or C++ to join the Software development department. The role encompasses a significant amount of hands-on development and troubleshooting to help the department and company achieve its objectives. This opportunity also requires someone with a strong technical background, clear communication skills and the ability to drive change and improvement.

This opportunity will be based in the Software development department, though close collaboration will be required with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. The role is very much suited to someone who has a keen interest in problem-solving with strong communication skills and favours one who is inquisitive, enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated.

Key Responsibilities
  • Technically leading a scrum team of 6-8
  • Acting as scrum master for the team
  • Developing new areas of the core product range
  • Maintaining, troubleshooting and resolving issues in complex areas of the product
  • Investigating and addressing queries from various internal and external stakeholders
  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or above)
  • Very strong understanding of C# and/or C++
  • Very strong understanding of SQL
  • Detailed understanding of software development methodologies and object-oriented development principles
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Previous experience of mentoring other engineers
Education/Experience Requirements
  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or above)
  • Very strong understanding of C# and/or C++
  • Very strong understanding of SQL
  • Detailed understanding of software development methodologies and object-oriented development principles
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Previous experience of mentoring other engineers
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Willingness to learn new programming languages and techniques
  • Experience of large, complex integrated systems is desirable
  • Analytical, creative, and highly organised.
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction within a collaborative team and have clear communication skills
  • Able to adapt and thrive in a continuous improvement/change based organisation
Benefits
  • Pension contribution
  • Private health insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • No formal dress
  • Opportunity to work from home for part of the working week
  • Informal and professional working environment
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Active social committee
  • Share of profit given back to employees as bonus each year
  • Pool table
  • Friday afternoon beer fridge

If you are interested in this role please apply online.

Required skills

  • C#
  • C++

Reference: 34857117

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