Alison Penny

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£60 – 80K DOE + Excellent benefits – Hertfordshire, SG1

A Lead Software Developer is needed to join a cyber threat defence organisation in Hertfordshire. Knowledgeable in Ruby and Python, the Software Developer will take up a varied and busy role with no two days being the same. 

As one of the fastest-growing cyber security companies in the UK, this leading organisation has a passion for developing innovative solutions to combat modern, dynamic cyber threats. Owing to their rapidly expanding business in the high-growth world of cyber security, they are building a core software development team and now need a Lead Software Developer to be the heart of this exciting new project: to build a highly skilled team and develop software that will shape the future of the business. 

Whether you are managing and mentoring a team, leading software design process, developing products, creating prototypes, developing strategy, influencing strategic road mapping, innovating or working with new technologies, the Lead Software Developer will be fundamental in managing the software development of the business. 

To qualify… You should be a Lead Software Developer / Ruby Developer / Python Developer / Software Head / Software Engineer or similar who can demonstrate: 

  • Experience in the software industry;
  • Experience managing software from design, through to deployment;
  • Proven team management experience;
  • Strong skills in Ruby and Python;
  • Solid understanding of web technologies;
  • Working within and managing agile workflows;
  • Proven experience with a range of supporting applications.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Lead Software Developer with a strong work ethic looking to join a fast-moving and forward-thinking company where they can really grow their skills and experience.