Lead Software Developer

Job Title Lead Software Developer
Sector IT, Government / Defence
Location Swindon
Type Permanent
Salary £59000-£66000 Civil Service Pension

Role: Software Team Lead

Location: Swindon (w/ WFH flexibility)

Salary: up to £66,000

Are you passionate about modern technology, keen to work on critical research projects, and looking for a step up into a Lead Software position? An experienced Lead Developer is required to manage and guide a new team of Developers & Testers.

This innovative Public Sector organisation, with a budget of £6+ billion, are working on cutting-edge technologies, at a pivotal stage of research. The successful Lead Software Developer requires a split around 60% management, and 40% technical activities. Therefore, recent and strong hands-on technical capability is required for coding, code review, so to set the high standard and precedence for the team.

Core competencies include:

  • Excellent hands-on technical capability
    • Software: Java platform, ideally with a Web Development background
    • Designing, coding and debugging web-based systems using any of the main languages and web-based frameworks (NodeJS, Java, .NET€¦)
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Extensive Agile Software Development and SCRUM experience

Perks for you:

32 days annual leave (+ bank holidays), WFH flexibility & outstanding Civil Service Pension (approx. 25% employer contribution)

If interested in finding out more, do get in touch - Sinead.chandler@sandersonplc.com

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