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Lead Software Developer / Senior Software Developer / Technical Architect

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Recruiter
Guru Careers
Posted
28 July 2014
Closes
28 August 2014
Ref
RH-GCE617A
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits

Further information

Lead Software Developer / Senior Software Developer / Technical Architect

Lead Software Developer / Senior Software Developer is needed to join the Business Intelligence team within one of the world's largest independent Online Games Studios.  Working within a technical leadership role you will combine a passion for Software Development and Big Data to devastating effect.

With 3 Guinness world records; a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (2011) a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (2010); a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for (2008) and countless other awards to their name, this multi-award winning business employ over 550 people and sit at the very forefront of the online games industry, developing and publishing mini games and leading titles interacted by millions worldwide!  

Reporting to the Head of Business Intelligence, you will be responsible for evolving Big Data and Data Science capabilities by building advanced analytic tools, data pipelines and products whilst leading a high performance agile development team.  As a senior, leadership role expect to work alongside experienced Data Scientists and Big Data Evangelists contributing towards an amazing culture of innovation and improvement.

To qualify...  You should be a strong Software Developer / Software Engineer / Technical Architect or similar with a proven track record gained within a Senior / Lead role, in more detail your CV should highlight:

  • Proven track record in a senior/lead role;
  • Problem solver. Pragmatic, solution-oriented attitude;
  • Mature programming background in object oriented language(s);
  • Strong commercial awareness & understanding of business priorities;
  • Able to lead with confidence and select/grow talent;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Excellent time management, accountability and organisational skills;
  • Able to design/implement algorithms in a procedural or functional language;
  • Committed to continuous learning to keep on top of quickly evolving technologies;
  • Strong team player yet able to work independently, truly enthusiastic about Agile.

Any exposure to the Hadoop ecosystem (including Pig & Hive) is advantageous as is experience with Java and/or Python, databases, SQL, UNIX, scripting languages and an interest in Data Science.

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest independent games Studios in the World so expect a great working environment and superb benefits to match, including: Bonuses, private healthcare, flexible working, gym membership and loads more.  Get in touch...

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