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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ryan Harris

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    01 March 2024

Lead Software Engineer | Python / AWS | DV Clearance Required | Up to £90,000 + 15% Bonus | London | Hybrid (3 days per week on-site)

Yolk Recruitment are working with an expanding national security consultancy looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their London based engineering team.

If successful you will take over leadership of a small team of engineers working to develop secure applications & systems for UK national security & defence clients. To be successful you will need strong experience in a senior engineering role developing AWS hosted solutions in Python, CI / CD pipeline management, IaC & building Docker containers.

They're based in London & operate hybrid working with 3 days per week on client site. The role requires DV clearance.

If you're interested but aren't looking for a leadership role they're also hiring for a mid level engineer to join the same team.

What you will be doing:

  • Developing secure applications & systems in Python.
  • Building & managing AWS hosted applications & infrastructure.
  • Maintenance of CI / CD pipelines.
  • Team & technical leadership of a small team of engineers.
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure project requirements are adhered to & project deadlines met.
  • Developing solutions in a highly Agile / Scrum focused development environment.

The experience you will bring to the team:

  • Backend development using Python.
  • AWS: Lambda functions / API server-less patterns, ECS, Networking, Lake Formation, Glue.
  • Containerisation: Docker or Kubernetes.
  • CI / CD pipeline management.
  • Terraform.

What you will receive in return:

  • Salary up to £90,000
  • Bonus of 15%
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday (bank holidays on top)
  • Hybrid / flexible working

Got your attention?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Ryan Harris at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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