Developer – Cheltenham

We are excited to be working alongside an advanced and innovative Cyber-Security protection company. Our client uses sophisticated means to detect and manage technical security incidents. There are presently opportunities for software developers to join this company up and be involved in leading-edge technology development.

Job Purpose

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and competent Software and Infrastructure to join an existing small team, working in the field of Cyber and Computer Forensics technology. The ideal candidate should have a background in either IT infrastructure and/or software engineering and should be a keen technologist. They would need to be happy learning new technologies and coding languages and be comfortable working across numerous software languages. They will consider an expert or a mid-weight Developer with the right attitude and will to learn, the role will be using lots of different .NET technologies and an opportunity to learn a wide skill set with a respected cutting edge company.

Developers existing at the company work in a fun and dynamic environment where they are encouraged to explore original ideas and concepts to help solve difficult problems.

The work is varied, you will be asked to develop and support many applications and projects. Developers will sometimes work as part of a team on a large project and sometimes alone to solve a particular problem. The existing team work largely in C#, Python, Java and C++ although any technical background will be considered providing the candidate shows a willingness to learn new skills and work with cutting-edge tools and technologies. Our client encourages diversity of thinking and innovation.

Key Responsibilities

Design, develop and maintain a suite of in-house software applications, agents and scripts

Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues across a broad range of technologies

Work on development activities to support the field of cyber defence and response within a team of specialist cyber incident responders and technical security experts

Be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle, from initial concepts and vision, prototyping, deployment, and testing

  • Background and Understanding
  • Strong coding abilities – proficient in at least one high level language, ideally C#, C++ or Java
  • Experience with database technologies, particularly big-data solutions
  • Experience with messaging technologies (AMQP, Microsoft Exchange)
  • 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 emerging technologies
  • A positive attitude and the desire to add value
  • Able to follow a fast, iterative agile development approach

Advantageous Skills

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



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  • Job Category Tech
  • Job Location Cheltenham
  • Job Salary £competitive
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref 601986

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