Senior Software Engineer


MC/ SSE 328957


Developer, Development & Programming, Java Developer, LAN/WAN, Network and Telecommunications, Oracle Developer, PHP Developer, Programmer, Software Developer , Software Engineer, Software Project Manager, TCP/IP, Web Designer


£50,000 to £60,000 Per Annum


+ Bens + poss higher for right candidate


Central London

Contract Type:


We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join a highly successful organisation based in Central London.

The world leader in brand protection—is looking for a strong, talented, multi-tasking Senior Software Engineer to join our Anti-Piracy Engineering team in London. You will design, develop, implement and test innovative anti-piracy solutions, working on leading edge technology and Cloud environments.

Working in an Agile, solution-driven development team on a variety of projects, ranging from maintaining their existing systems to building new, cutting edge solutions. Reporting to the Development Manager, you must have a passion for the best development practices, latest technology and solving challenging technical problems.

Senior Software Engineer’s Main Duties:

  • Design and develop market leading Anti-Piracy solutions.
  • Build highly available distributed systems.
  • Investigate various electronic devices and network protocols.
  • Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.
  • Support non-technical members of staff.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments.
  • Design and work with complex data models.
  • Mentor less-senior software developers on development methodologies and optimization techniques.
  • Maintain and optimize our current systems.
  • Monitor and assist software releases by coordinating work with various teams across the globe.
  • There will be occasions when this role will need to undertake monitoring activities out of normal workday hours.

Senior Software Engineer’s Education/Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience with Java (5+ years).
  • At least 7 years of development experience.
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of software design (OOP, SOLID principles, design patterns and UML).
  • Experience with messaging and streaming platforms (Kafka/JMS/etc.).
  • Exposure to big data/NoSQL systems and the issues that arise from working with large data sets.
  • Experience with system administration (Apache, MySQL, Nagios).
  • Experience with cloud computing (ideally AWS).
  • Experience of automating build deployments, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
  • Excellent experience of the Linux command line.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member, across project teams, and independently.
  • Ability to leverage asynchronous programming, queuing, caching, logging, security and persistence when appropriate.
  • Strong ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on high capacity, high availability systems.
  • Strong understanding of networking, TCP/IP and HTTP protocols.
  • Strong cooperation and collaboration skills; motivation for sharing knowledge.
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • A consummate communicator, both written and verbal


  • Good knowledge of Hadoop
  • Good knowledge of PHP.
  • Tracked experience with web crawling.
  • Experience with Amazon S3, EMR.
  • Experience with HBase, Solr, Kafka, MapReduce and other Open Source technologies.
  • Experience with IPTV deployments, video transport and content distribution.
  • Experience with network forensics tools.