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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Manchester, NW
Job Type
Full Time
0.00 - 45,000.00 £  per year
Per Year
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Natalie Whaley
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
The Genesis Centre Birchwood Park
Garrett Field Road
Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7BH
Phone:  01925 820 555
Fax:  01925 820 444

Lead Software Developer – Manchester - 45,000 - 60,000 + bens

About the Job

Lead Software Developer – Manchester - £45,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits


Are you interewsted in working with the worlds most cutting edge technology? Being introduce to ground breaking Training and Developement? Cyber Security & Defence could be the perfect industry for you!


A globally leading organisation is looking to introduce a Lead Software Engineer into their fast expanding Manchester location. As a company, they are involved in a wide range of game-changing projects for the Security and Defence industry, working with cutting edge technology and ground-breaking ideas to rapidly outpace the ever changing cyber landscape.


The Cyber Solutions Division of the business are looking for dynamic Software Developers to work across a variety of highly technical projects, creating the next generation of defensive and offensive cyber tools and applications.


Key Responsibilities


You will be working within Agile Development teams and will have a chance to gain/utilise hands on full stack web development skills, undertake research and development on pioneering software technologies the pursuit of innovative business opportunities.


Essential Criteria:


  • Commercial practice in software developing, testing and deployment using Java

  • 2:1 degree or substantive involvement in a Computer Science related technical field

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills in order to meet the needs of wide ranging external and internal clients and to develop effective working relationships with customers and partners.


Desirable Criteria:


A background in cyber security is not essential, as full training and on-going support will be provided across a broad range of technologies, however exposure to any of the following is highly desirable,


  • Modern DevOps tools such as OpenStack/Vagrant/Docker/Puppet/Chef, Git/GitHub, Jenkins, BitBucket, Nexus, Jira, Confluence and equivalents

  • Data analytics tools for processing security metrics and logs e.g. Syslog, Spluk, ELK, Spark, Eagle, Sqrrl, Prelert etc. (training will be provided for our specific tools)

  • Knowledge of or interest in User Experience (UX) techniques and designing and developing user interfaces

  • Involvement in mentoring/technical coaching of junior members of the team

  • NoSQL databases, MongoDB/CouchDB, Elastisearch, etc.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an incomparable business within the Defence and Cyber Security industry. As a company that leads from the front, they will provide an unmatched level of training, a chance to work with the most cutting edge technology in the world and a benefits package to match.


For more information or to apply for this role, please send your CV to Natalie.whaley@evolutionjobs.co.uk or call Natalie on 0207  248 9596


Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.

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