Senior Software Developer

Terms: Permanent Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Salary: £40 – £60k per annum

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and competent Senior Software Developer to join our well-established cyber and computer forensics technological development team. As a keen technologist, you’ll have a background in IT infrastructure and/or software engineering. Original ideas and innovation are strongly encouraged, and you’ll play a pivotal role in developing complex, unique features.

The applications and projects are varied, so you’ll need to be comfortable working both as part of a team and autonomously. Our developers work largely in C#, Python, Java and C++, but we’re happy to consider any technical background, as long as you have a desire to learn new skills and work with cutting-edge tools and technologies.

Key responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain an advanced suite of in-house software applications, agents and scripts.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues across a broad range of technologies.
  • Work on cyber defence and response development activities, collaborating with our team of specialist cyber incident responders and technical security experts.
  • Be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle, from initial concepts to prototyping, deployment and testing.

Skills and experience

  • At least five years' relevant experience.
  • Strong coding abilities – proficient in at least one high-level language, ideally C#
  • Experience with database technologies, particularly big data solutions.
  • Experience with messaging technologies (AMQP).
  • An understanding of source control, bug tracking and the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience of designing RESTful APIs.
  • Hardware, network and application design and monitoring.
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • The ability to follow a fast, iterative and agile development approach.

Advantageous skills

  • Virtualisation
  • MongoDB
  • ElasticSearch
  • Python
  • WPF
  • MVC
  • Entity Framework
  • C
  • TCP/IP
  • NodeJS

How to apply

Please send your CV with a covering letter to careers@corvid.co.uk.