Senior Software Engineer

£ Negotiable – dependant upon experience and skills

As a leading big data software solution provider, we are looking to add a talented IT professional to expand our growing in-house scrum team at an exciting time in this industry.

Based in Whitstable, Kent, we have an immediate opportunity for an experienced software developer seeking a challenging and rewarding career in software engineering.

SysMech’s Zen software presents a real-time view of data across networks in innovative and efficient ways using cutting edge technologies. We currently have customers in the telecoms, infrastructure and energy sectors.

This role will be based in one of our scrum teams, designing, implementing and maintaining core frameworks and APIs that power the core of Zen.

The teams work together to design, estimate, implement and test code. You should be comfortable producing working product increments in time boxed sprints. Each sprint contains both product features and maintenance of existing code.

You must be happy to work with team members of all levels of experience, including presenting to stakeholders across the business, as well as industry leaders and customers at the end of the sprint.


Core Skills / Technologies

Good knowledge of the following core skills/languages are essential to be considered:

  • Java (Core Java, Maven, Spring)
  • Python
  • Linux (Red Hat/CentOS)
  • Containerisation (preferably Docker, Kubernetes)
  • SQL (preferably Vertica, Postgres)


Desirable Skills / Technologies

Any experience with the following would be advantageous:

  • Big Data (Kafka, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Machine Learning


Please apply to as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this opportunity.

Note: Where relevant, SysMech will conduct DBS and reference checks on all candidates receiving job offers.