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Software Engineer

Ipswich, Suffolk
£28,000 to £50,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022

Our mission is simple to help the world Love Mondays.

Every week, thousands of people across the UK start a new job - and it s our job to help them get there.

REED is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions

Our client a world leading multi-national telecoms company is looking a Software Engineer (Java or Python) to join their teams based in Cheltenham or Ipswich.

You'll be joining a specialist security team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide, protecting critical national infrastructure and committed to the safety and security of our nation and global communities.

You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Perform a broad range of complex technical or professional work activities in an Agile team.
  • Responsible for software development and software testing.
  • Communicate with the customers, gather their requirements and obtain feedback.
  • Provide useful input in meetings and challenges the team with new ideas.
  • Be a problem solver, enabling data insight to solve our real-world technical problems in an agile environment
  • Plan your own work to meet given objectives and processes.

You'll have the following skills & experience

Core Skills:

  • Make technical decisions which influence the success of projects and team objectives.
  • Perform a broad range of complex technical or professional work activities, in a variety of contexts.
  • Most importantly, self-motivated and able to learn on the job.

Technical skills to include one or more of the following:

  • UX design experience
  • Experience in developing front ends with: React, JavaScript, NodeJS
  • MEAN stack
  • Java 11 and Spring for backend development
  • MySQL
  • C, C++, Python / C#
  • Deep understanding of platforms such as Windows, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Elastic, Ansible, Docker, Jenkins, git
  • CI / CD pipelines with Jenkins
  • Automated testing experience with Cyprus or Selenium


  • Knowledge of Agile and DevOps.
  • Security Clearance: DV level of National Security Vetting will be required for this role

This is a full-time, permanent role with an annual salary of up to £50,000+ plus other benefit

You will need to be a British national living within the UK for the last 10 years to eligible for this role.

Please apply now and join us in loving Mondays

18% of the business is owned by the Reed Foundation, which supports good causes around the world. Set up by Sir Alec Reed in 1985, it s the driving force behind all of REED s philanthropic activities.

The Foundation provides funding for a number of charities, channelled via the Big Give, the online donation platform that allows donors to discover and donate to projects of interest.

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  • Job Reference: 662543926-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £28,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent