Lead Software Developer – R&D

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Job title Lead Software Developer – R&D
Ref MGSLD001
Location Winfrith
Region Dorset
Company Nuclear Works
Salary Negotiable
Duration 24 Months
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Position: Software Lead Developer – R&D
Reference: MGSLD001
Location: Poole, Dorset
Rate: negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Contact details: andrew.gee@capita.co.uk / 07824 362492


Lead Software Developer required working as part of a large innovative R&D team based out of Poole.
Are you a motivated, autonomous innovator who has a passion for delivering change and improving the status quo?

The Software Lead Developer will be responsible for leading a SCRUM team. The team will be multi-disciplinary consisting of Angular UI and Java developers as well as testers. We are using an exciting portfolio of modern tools that you will use alongside this talented team. You will be bringing your experience in solving complex problems with a migrate from a legacy C++ system to a modern AWS hosted solution.

Essential and Desirable Skills

• You have a very strong coding background and can demonstrate strong competency in modern C++ and object orientated design. We use a broad set of languages and you will have the opportunity to work through the full development stack but as the lead you will be expected to support the team in understanding some legacy code patterns and extensions in modern C++.

• You are comfortable working in fully agile teams developing microservices deployed to an AWS cloud.

• You should be working with tools such as GitLab, Jira, Confluence and Docker.


Candidates should hold a BSc in a related STEM discipline or be able to demonstrate experience in a similar professional role. It is desirable that candidates are working towards additional domain knowledge accreditations such as AWS certified developer (which will be supported).

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

You will lead a team of multi-disciplined engineers responsible for an important set of features of our traffic control system. You will have a dedicated Scrum Master to assist with removing impediments, but you will take responsibility for the team’s commitments and ensuring these are delivered. You will present the teams achievements at sprint showcases and encourage a culture of continuous improvement at sprint retrospectives

Additional information about the process

Nuclear Works welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Nuclear Works is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business

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