Software Developer – Bicester (England)

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 07:55:00 GMT
Bicester, England
Job Type


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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