C# Desktop Developer, move into Leadership role

Big Red Recruitment Ltd
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A market leading software house are looking for a C# Desktop Developer to join their team, providing sensitive applications in the tactical combat environment. As the C# Desktop Developer, you will be responsible for planning, estimating, designing, developing, testing and implementing solutions to various military organisations across multiple platforms.

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced C# Software Engineer / Developer who wants to take that next step into a Lead Software Engineer / Lead Developer position within the business. Our client are a relatively small business therefore giving their senior developers the opportunity to have a broad role, they will expect the senior developer to do 40%-70% hands on development, with the rest of the time made up of client facing project management, requirements gathering, lead Design, development, test phases and Implementation.

The leading applications are used in a number of areas such as Geographical Information systems, Command and Control and Information processing and Presentation. You will be joining a team of highly skilled developers within their secure facilities based in Tewkesbury.

ROLE: Lead Software Engineer / Lead Developer

LOCATION: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

SALARY: Up to £50,000 (depending on experience)

BENEFITS: 25 days holiday, 4% matched pension, death in service


*Minimum 5 years' industry experience

*Experience in leading the full lifecycle of projects

*Good Software Development experience in C# / .Net Framework 4.x

*Experience of writing Desktop Application software

*Proficient in Object Oriented design and the Software Development Life Cycle

*Excellent debugging skills




*Visual Studio 2015/2017

*Team Foundation Studio (TFS) 2015/2017


*C / C++


*Due to the nature of the market successful applicants will be required to undergo full *Security Clearance prior to starting.

*Full Driving License

client places immense importance on attitude, therefore the ideal candidate will be action oriented and full of energy for facing challenges. The candidate will be someone that people like to work with and create a climate in which people want to do their best.

Successful candidates will possess a flexible approach to work and undertake any other reasonable tasks. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake client-facing activities, if they so wish during the project lifecycle

Big Red is a specialist IT Recruitment agency who provides both contract and permanent recruitment solutions. All vacancies are exclusive to Big Red and should you feel you meet the criteria and you are interested in the vacancy being listed please apply through this job positing.

Keywords: Lead software engineer, Lead software developer, Lead Developer, Version Control Tools, GStreamer, Microsoft Visual, GIT C, C++, SQL, WPF, Winforms, Desktop application, C#, .Net, Media Solution, OO, Object Oriented, Linux, Agile

The role is commutable from Worcester, Cheltenham, Evesham, Pershore, Gloucester, Malvern, Hereford, Cinderford, Droitwich Spa, Tewkesbury.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81429322

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