Software Developer

Full Time Bicester Oxfordshire IT Job Pro UK

Software Developer / Bicester / Up to £38,000 & Great Benefits

Exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic Software Developer to join a rapidly expanding organisation – excellent working environment and real career progression opportunities.

Alces Flight Ltd designs and develops innovative software for HPC/supercomputer systems across the UK. We are advocates of open-source software and strongly believe in community-driven development. We have a wide customer base in multiple market sectors including academic/research institutions, life sciences, banking, manufacturing and Formula One.

Due to ever growing demand in the industry for our HPC managed hardware and cloud products we're expanding and looking for a highly motivated Software Developer to join our internal systems operations team and help play their part in the extension of our industry-renowned reputation for excellent support and first class products.

Benefits and perks:

Exposure to challenging projects, cutting-edge technologies and daily learning opportunities
Generous group pension scheme
Small team with a relaxed working environment in a young up-and-coming company
Training / book allowance
Flexible working hours – we promote a healthy work/life balance culture
Friendly social atmosphere
What you'll do:

Research, design and implement new software programs
Develop and integrate existing software programs and platforms
Participate in group meetings and make presentations to your peers
Be exposed to cutting-edge software technologies and methodologies and help to move the business forward
Hands on design / implementation and testing
Encouranged to take full ownership and responsibility for delivery of your projects with complete freedom to design and implement your own ideas
Help improve the team/company and product processes
Be exposed to large scale computer systems and supercomputers, as well as emerging technologies such as public and private IaaS.
Mentor junior developers and assisting the team lead with project management where required
What you’re good at:

All things software development
Working individually as well as part of teams
Your interests/skills have particular emphasis on open source software and Linux environments
Working with others both technical and non-technical
Solving problems; you understand that most business problems can be solved in numerous ways
The ideal Software Developer:

A demonstrable open-source software background (e.g. Github account and projects, etc.)
Has 1-2 years experience in a software developer role
Is a fast mover; you have a strong drive to build a career in cutting-edge development and administration
Has a can-do personality, comfortable with communication at all levels
Has degree level education
Has experience in scripting languages such as Bash, Ruby, Python, Perl
Interested in web development using Ruby and client-side technologies
Has a great attitude towards learning new and developing existing skills
What's next?

If you have the experience required to be successful in this brand-new Software Developer position, we would love to hear from you. APPLY NOW for immediate consideration

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