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Lead Software Engineer

Walsh Employment
Closing date
12 Aug 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects throughout the UK. We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their successful, stable, and growing team.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.

Lead Software Engineer


£80-90K plus extensive benefits package

To be successful in this role:

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be a senior member of the technical team and lead by example. Therefore, you will be able to demonstrate strong examples of ownership, delivery focus and responsibility throughout your career, with experience in leading technical teams throughout the software delivery cycle. You will also have strong stakeholder management skills, and customer facing professionalism. In terms of specific languages, you should have commercial experience in some or all of the following:
  • Solid and proficient skills in Java, Spring Framework, Web Service, JSON, RAML
  • Knowledge or experience in Enterprise Integration Platform (EIP) and API design with implementation experience on any ESB tools (e.g. IIB , Mule, MQ, SpringBoot)
  • DevOps: Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Splunk, AppD
  • Microservice, Restful API
  • Agile concepts, SAFe Agilist certificate is a plus, Git, Jira/Confluence
  • Javascript/EcmaScript (ES5, ES6), HTML5, CSS3, React.js, Angular, Redux, Nodejs, npm, webpack, Ajax
  • Strong analytical, design and problem solving skills

Position summary:

Our client is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their team working on exciting Digital Transformation projects.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will own the responsibility of the overall features and sprint deliveries, lead the development team to build and deliver high quality application and where appropriate challenge the business to ensure that requirements and design are clear, robust and do not negatively impact project delivery.

You will also influence and support continuous quality initiatives to help ensure that the development team continues to provide excellent standards of service delivery and ensure that code produced adheres to an acceptable standard by working with the build teams and mentoring when required.


The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme. Lead Software Engineer role base in London.
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