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Software Architect C++ (25740)

to £75k DoE plus excellent benefits

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Lead role in computational physics application

This successful and financially secure company is looking for a progressive-thinking Software Architect to join their team developing complex software for numerical physics. You will work with the simulations team, a group of dedicated theoretical physicists and computational scientists who are developing transformational technology to push the boundaries of fusion power generation.

The Software Architect will bring a proven track record in software design within a complex scientific application area, and expert level of C++ knowledge. This is a senior role, involving leading a team of numerical software developers, bringing the responsibilities of planning and executing software projects using best practice.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Maths or similar from a well-ranked university with significant industry experience
  • Demonstrable experience in software architectural design for distributed high-performance computing platforms
  • Excellent C++ is a must
  • Software development within a physics application area
  • Experience in developing high quality software and enthusiasm for continual improvement
  • Team player who collaborates well with software developers

This company offers a friendly working environment near Oxford. There is an excellent salary and benefits package on offer with flexibility around working hours, share options and free lunches.

Keywords: Numerical physics, Software architect, C++, Python, Computational modelling, HPC, Oxford

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