Principal Software Engineer

Job Title Principal Software Engineer
Sector IT, Government / Defence, Cyber Security
Location Cheltenham
Type Permanent
Salary £60000-£72000

Role: Principle Software Engineer

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: Up to £72k

Clearance: Candidates must be willing and eligible to obtain DV clearance

Are you a highly experienced Software Engineer, looking to join a cutting-edge and innovate Cyber Intelligence team within a world-leading organisation? Due to recent strategic successes, our key client is growing their Software Development team, and looking for ambitious Senior & Principle Developers. With a Java focus, your experience will cover different technologies within an agile environment.

You will be joining a leading Global Security Company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide - supporting the UK in making in the safest place to live and do business in, both physically and online.

As Principle Software Engineer, your additional responsibilities will include:

  • Design & delivery of software projects
  • Supporting Business Development
  • Leading teams/ Line Management/ Mentoring Colleagues/ working with customers

Key criteria:

  • Experience in Java and use of object oriented design
  • Experience of technical leadership

Desirable criteria:

  • Agile/Scrum methodologies using tools e.g. Confluence and Jira
  • DevOps approaches (Ansible, Docker and Jenkins)
  • Cloud-based architectures
  • Linux operating systems

This role will require you to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) Government Security Clearance.

Any questions, please do give me a call on 01179804926 or sinead.chandler@sandersonplc.com



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