Senior Software Engineer

£45-65k dependent on experience/skills

A leading big data software solution provider is looking to add a talented IT professional to our development team.

Based in Whitstable, Kent, we have an opportunity for an experienced software developer, who is 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.

For this role, we are looking for a developer who has experience designing solutions from a specification or user stories and taking a lead on component/architecture design, and then take a part in implementing and testing the solution.

You must be happy to work with team members of all levels of experience, including presenting to stakeholders across the business, 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, Spring Boot)
  • Python
  • Linux (Red Hat/CentOS)
  • Containerisation (Docker)
  • SQL (preferably Vertica, Postgres)


Desirable Skills / Technologies

Any experience with the following would be advantageous:

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


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