Chief Software Engineer

Wales - Anglesey
£50,000 - £70,000 depending on previous skills and experience
30 Jun 2022
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full time
Job Description

Do you have a background in corporate software development?  Are you looking to join an established and ambitious local company who work with blue-chip clients on an international basis? If so, this could be the role for you!

As the Chief Software Engineer, you will become an integral part of a growing and dynamic organisation where you will be involved in all aspects of the business from management to development of all software.

As the Chief Software Engineer, you will:

  • Manage and support the software development team
  • Be responsible for source code management
  • Implement the software development process, including quality assurance and security review processes
  • Responsible for code and security reviews
  • Report directly to Managing Director
  • Train and mentor existing and new employees
  • Support corporate IT infrastructure design, management and security

To be considered for the Chief Software Engineer role you must have:

  • Excellent and proven software project management experience and skills
  • A degree in Computer Science or relevant previous experience in similar role
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to lead others
  • Experience with web application development
  • A background in and experience with multiple programming languages
  • Excellent knowledge of security best practice
  • A passion for creating high-quality and cutting-edge software
  • A good eye for detail and software application design

In addition, the following skills and experiences are advantageous:

  • Agile software development experience
  • C#/.NET, SQL, PL/SQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Java, R/Python, C/C++
  • Security accreditation experience (e.g. ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials)
  • Database experience/database design (PostgreSQL)
  • Proven background and experience in software security implementation
  • UI/UX design experience
  • Awareness of GDPR and Data Protection regulations
  • SSH and Linux
  • Server and IT infrastructure management

This is a fantastic full time, permanent opportunity for a Chief Software Engineer to join a passionate software development team. The role is offering a competitive salary of £50,000 to £70,000 per annum depending on previous skills and experience, plus company benefits including flexible based working, generous holiday entitlement and pension benefits.

If you are an experienced Software Engineer and have the technical ability and personal drive to succeed and be part of a growing organisation, please apply today.

S2 Recruitment is acting on behalf of our client as an employment agency