Lead Engineer - C++ / Security / Linux - Edinburgh - to 65K GBP

up to £65,000 Per Annum
bonus, pension, health, life assurance, holidays
Job Type:
Date Posted:
16 / 4 / 2019
Lead Engineer - C++ / Security / Linux - Edinburgh - to 65K GBP

A proven track record of successful leadership, strong C++ skills and knowledge across cloud/appliance security and networking; these are some of the core qualities our client is looking for in their new Lead Engineer. The lucky individual will be a driving force in the organisation as they lead a team of ambitious Engineers working on a number of different projects in a fast-paced Agile environment. So if this already sounds like the kind of role you can see yourself excelling in, keep reading!

Abrecco’s Edinburgh based client, a key player in their sector, is currently experiencing an exciting period of growth and evolution and with this in mind, they want to bring on board the best talent out there to bring new ideas to the table and prove their skills in a fast-paced, ambitious team. So if you’re a Lead/Senior Engineer with a passion for leadership, experience working with C++ in a Linux environment, and networking and security expertise, our client definitely wants to hear from you!

To give you a better picture as to what the role looks like, have a read of the finer details below:

What you’ll be doing:
- Leading and managing a team of Engineers in a fast-paced Agile development environment
- Being a hands-on senior figure as you develop and improve a range of globally-used security products in one of the fastest growing sectors of the organisation
- Liaising with Product Management teams as well as other personnel both in-house and off-shore to ensure products are deployed smoothly
- Contributing heavily to the design phases as well as code reviews

What you will bring:
- Strong and recent development experience with C++ in a Linux environment
- Previous experience of leading a team of Engineers in an Agile environment, ideally on cloud/appliance security software projects
- Knowledge across networking and web protocols ( TCP / UDP / HTTP/S / etc. ) would be ideal
- Ideally you’ll have a degree in Computer Science or similar
- A bonus would be any experience of developing packet/application/web filtering software

A salary of up to £65,000 is on offer for the right individual, alongside a generous benefits package including bonus. So if you like what you’ve read so far, and think you’d be a great addition to this vibrant and ambitious team, apply now with your latest CV and let’s discuss this fantastic opportunity further!