Lead Software Engineer

Damia Group Ltd
Nottingham, UK
14 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Software Engineer - Nottingham - £60,000 plus benefits

Role Purpose and Accountabilities:

The Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for analysis, design, construction, testing and maintenance of multiple systems.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
  • Develop software using disciplined software development processes in an Agile environment, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies
  • Actively contribute to application/system design
  • Produce high quality design, test specification and release documentation
  • Lead problem resolution of operational issues, providing technical support to the Operations team
  • Review work of colleagues and provide guidance
  • Take the lead in researching new and emerging technologies, working with vendors to understand and evaluate new tools and technologies
  • Build partnerships with other technical development areas (including external partners) to drive innovation and change in line with current and future business needs
  • Create trust and credibility with stakeholders and the end-user community. Work closely with them to resolve issues, and proactively identify improvements that will increase reliability, optimize processes, and balance risk/reward

Required Skills:
  • BSc Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Significant experience in C++ or C#
  • Expertise in Linux, the development environments and tools
  • Able to pick up new technology quickly
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Strong technical documentation skills
  • A proactive team player with the ability to work in dynamic environments
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with senior stakeholders and simplify complex technical issues for them
  • Solid customer facing skills, with competence at resolving issues and building strong customer relationships
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with people at all levels, and comfortable in a cross-cultural and geographically distributed environment

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop MapReduce, Spark and HBase
  • Experience in AWS or Google Cloud
  • General understanding of networks, protocol stacks and network tools
  • Working knowledge of Elektron APIs

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