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Software Engineer - Backend and Security Specialist (24694)

To £55k DoE + excellent benefits

Kubernetes, Cloud, AWS, Azure, Backend web, Java, TensorFlow, Security

Would you like your work to positively affect millions of lives in some of the poorest countries around the world? Would you like to work with an energetic team, on disruptive technology, using the latest in biometrics software packages and tools?

Our client is committed to helping NGOs and governments deliver vital services to people in the most challenging environments. They sit at the interface of biometrics and technology and are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and experienced software engineers who specialise in backend development to join their growing team.

The Software Engineer will be involved in architecting, designing and deploying services that will be relied upon by millions. You will be expected to utilise best practises in continuous integration and delivery, as well as assisting with optimisation, testing and tooling. In the role of Software Engineer, you will also be expected to have a significant interest in security design, ensuring our client’s software and systems meet the highest security standards.

In return, our client offers a rare opportunity to be involved in technology that will help millions access essential services and aid. The team works flexible hours, offer unlimited time off, international travel and quarterly “Lego” days where you will be given the chance to work on any project of interest.

Essential skills and experience to succeed in this role include:

  • At least 3 years of commercial experience in a product driven environment
  • A good background in cloud services such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience of writing distributed, high-volume services in Java or Kotlin and
  • A deep understanding of system design, data structures and algorithms, coupled with good skills in data modelling, data analysis and data storage techniques
  • A good degree in Computer Science or similar technical subject, backed up by solid A-level grades.

You will also need to have full permission to live and work in the UK without time limit, restriction or sponsorship.

In return, our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package, including: flexible working hours, a contributory pension, daily free lunches and an early finish on Fridays.

Keywords: Kubernetes, TensorFlow, Cloud, AWS Azure, Backend Web, Java

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