Lead Software Engineer - C++ / Networking / Linux - Edinburgh - circa 65K

Developer, IT - Systems Development
£55,000 to £65,000 Per Annum
Pension, Medical, Life Assurance, Stock options
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Date Posted:
10 / 6 / 2019
Lead Software Engineer - C++ / Networking / Linux - Edinburgh - circa 65K

A forward-thinking, growing organisation operating in one of the hottest sectors in IT right now is looking to bring on board a hands-on leader with strong skills in C++ and networking knowledge, so if you’re finding yourself twiddling your thumbs and wishing you had a better pipeline to be tackling, or perhaps your current position lacks the opportunities for you to progress further, you’ll want to keep reading about this great new opportunity. The lucky individual will be a driving force on a range of exciting projects and lead a team of ambitious Software Engineers as they work to ensure their solutions are the best in the market. So if is the kind of role you could see yourself thriving in, let’s have a chat right away!

Abrecco’s Edinburgh based client, a key player in IT Security, is currently undergoing 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 Agile environment whilst being well rewarded for their efforts. So if you’re a Lead Engineer with a passion for leadership, solid experience working with C++ in a Linux environment and networking expertise, let’s have a chat as our client wants you on board as soon as possible!

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 an innovative Agile environment
- Being a hands-on senior figure as you develop and improve a range of globally-used security products in one of the organisation’s fastest growing areas
- 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 development experience with C++ in a Linux / cloud environment
- Previous experience of leading Agile teams ideally working on cloud / appliance security software projects
- Knowledge across networking/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 around £65,000 is on offer for the right individual, alongside a generous benefits package including a bonus scheme. 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!