Scrum Master / Senior Software Engineer

Location
London
Salary
Excellent Salary!
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Ref
J6401
Contact
Alex Cleaver
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Permanent

Job Role: Scrum Master / Senior Software Engineer

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: Excellent Salary!

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

Scrum Master / Senior Software Engineer - Permanent - London - Excellent Salary!

A fantastic opportunity to our client's rapidly growing Software Development Team. Our client operates an Agile / Scrum methodology and you will be involved in the full software development lifecycle, developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for our client you will be working alongside world class partner organizations. Our client supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help further develop your career and develop your management and leadership potential.

Our client is looking for software engineers, with significant professional experience. Experience of software development in a military or Government project background would be an advantage, but is not essential. A broad knowledge of Information Security "best practice" would also be useful.

Basic Objective:

  • To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements
  • Key interface to external customers and suppliers
  • Lead scrum\team meetings
  • Responsible for reviewing team members deliverables and providing feedback & guidance
  • Act as lead engineer for small/medium programmes or subsystems within larger programmes.
  • Support Estimation Activities
  • Supporting technical planning and management meetings
  • Provide software metrics to the programme

Essential Skills:

  • Experience working as a Scrum master in an Agile / SCRUM delivery model, using best practices
  • Experiences of Scaled Agile would be very useful
  • Java application development
  • Oracle based development (Oracle SQL, PL / SQL, DBA skills)
  • Experience of Cloudera Hadoop including HDFS, Flume, Sqoop, Hive, Impala, Accumulo, Spark
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap

Desirable Skills:

  • Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel
  • Unstructured persistence layers, (e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB )
  • Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems
  • Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V)
  • Experience of PKI and encryption techniques

Key Behaviours:

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Numerate Subject essential or evidence of ongoing professional development

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV Clearance. If you do not hold an active DV Clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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