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Agile Lead Developer / Architect

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Recruiter: QinetiQ
Listed on: 15th October
Location: Portsmouth
Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job title: Agile Lead Developer / Architect

Location: Portsmouth

Introduction:

At QinetiQ we're dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers. We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests. Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

Purpose of the Agile Lead Developer / Architect:

As the demand for QinetiQ's services continue to increase, we are looking to set up a Digital Delivery Team to support Royal Navy (RN) requirements for Agile delivery of Digital and Data capability, both on extant and emerging opportunities. This is a hands on development role, with additional responsibilities including technical coach and domain expert for the rest of the development team (including architectural design). The successful candidate will become a focal point to facilitate interactions among the team, the product owner, and other stakeholders. You will also acts as a proxy for people external to the development team to discuss issues (including Product Owner), in order to protect the majority of the development team from interruptions. Due to the nature of the role, you must be eligible for security clearance.

What's in it for the Agile Lead Developer / Architect?

  • A salary of between £60k and £70k depending experience
  • Working for a recognised company with an excellent reputation
  • Career development across a diverse International organisation
  • Excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more
  • Working in a company who invest in their team (including certifications & subscriptions)
  • You will be working within industry leading teams and people

A Combination of these Essential Skills is needed for the Agile Lead Developer:

  • GraphQL: query language and server-side runtime for application programming interfaces (APIs). Key priority it to give clients exactly the data they request and no more.
  • Kubernetes: platform for managing containerised applications across a cluster of nodes
  • Docker: platform which simplifies the process of building, running, managing and distributing applications; achieved through virtualising of the operating system of the computer on which it is hosted
  • Apache Kafka: distributed data store optimised for ingesting and processing streaming data in real-time
  • Apache NiFi: open source dataflow management tool that can collect, route, enrich, transform and process data in a reliable and scalable manner
  • Apache HBASE: open-source, NoSQL, distributed big data store. Enables real-time access to petabytes of data and very effective for handling large, sparse datasets.
  • Apache Pheonix: open source, massively parallel relational database layer built on Apache HBase
  • Hadoop: open source, Java-based software platform that manages data processing and storage for big data applications
  • VMWare: platform which enables multiple virtual machines (VMs) to run on the same physical server
  • PostreSQL database: enterprise class open source and highly stable relational database which supports both SQL (relational) and JSON (non-relational) querying
  • Python, Java, C#/C Development languages
  • Cloud: understanding of how to deploy to AWS/Azure

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers, excellent communicators. Join us today.

Why Join QinetiQ? As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges. You'll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you'll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits. You'll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what's happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.