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Job Ref: SSE-DEC23

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer at a Market Research Innovator

Cambridge – Hybrid

InterSTEM Recruitment is proud to partner with a leading player in the market research domain, a company renowned for its innovative approach and commitment to developing proprietary solutions. We’re seeking a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for cloud architecture and a broad technical skillset. This is an opportunity to join an exceptional R&D team headquartered in Cambridge, thriving in a collaborative environment where technology meets creativity.

What You’ll Do:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Contribute to the software strategy and architecture of cutting-edge market research tools.
  • Develop, maintain, and manage applications, tools, and services.
  • Ensure performance, stability, and security of data collection and processing platforms.
  • Manage application and database deployments and infrastructure.
  • Work in close collaboration with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and deliver client-centric data platforms and applications.
  • Stay at the forefront of technological advancements, continuously exploring and integrating new technologies.

Tools and Technologies:

You’ll work with a diverse range of tools, including but not limited to:

  • Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, or Kafka.
  • ETL processes and data warehousing solutions.
  • RESTful web services, JSON/XML.
  • Backend technologies like Node.js, Python.
  • Databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MongoDB.
  • Front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Version control systems like Git or SVN.
  • Agile development methodologies.
  • DevOps practices and tools.

What We Need from You:

Essential Skills:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in Python, Java, C#, JavaScript, or a similar programming language.
  • Experience with ETL processes, data warehousing, and automated testing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a ‘gets things done’ mentality.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise with technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to new technologies.

Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with Unix core command line tools.
  • Experience in cloud-based services, UI/UX design, microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge of serverless computing, CI/CD workflows, container and orchestration technologies.

What’s in it for You:

Enjoy an attractive basic salary, a rewards package including 25 days annual leave, a pension scheme, private healthcare, and a range of flexible benefits. Benefit from their comprehensive Learning & Development offerings and a flexible working environment, catering to your outside commitments. Our client are committed to promoting a positive, inclusive, and diverse workplace culture.

For more information on this Senior Software Engineer opportunity, please contact the team at InterSTEM.

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