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Lead Software Engineer (Python)

Lead Software Engineer (Python)

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Digital & Technology

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    Jack Eagle

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Jack Eagle

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to be working with an exciting Solar Energy Storage business, who are determined to play a key role in accelerating the U.K.’s transition to a low-carbon, decentralised energy network.

The award-winning start-up are continually delivering net-zero progress and following their rapid growth, they are looking to grow by bringing in an experienced Python Developer, who will joining the existing team.

This Individual will should be a highly experienced python architect, who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities include:

·         Leading the software team

·         Monitoring and reporting on the software development team’s progress

·         Managing the software architecture at all levels, including the firmware (bare metal), embedded software (OS and application code) and cloud (front end and back end)

·         Diagnosing/resolving bugs by collaborating with the customer support team

·         Writing specifications and test plans as part of the development process

·         Owning the process from development into production

·         Providing the technical input for grant proposals, BD & the product roadmap etc.

·         Developing software as required to meet product roadmap requirements


Essential Requirements:

·         Computer Science related degree

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience coding with Python

·         Previous software team lead experience

·         Experience of designing software for electronic consumer products

·         Extensive knowledge of Linux

·         Understanding of internet/networks (TCP/IP, DNS, VPN) and resolution of related issues

·         Familiarity with communications protocols/busses (I2C, RS232/422/485, Ethernet)

·         Understanding of cloud architecture fundamentals



·         Desire to develop bare metal firmware

·         Appreciation of hardware

·         Ability to interpret software development datasheets

·         Ability to interpret circuit/schematic diagrams

·         AWS cloud development experience

·         Experience with data science and machine learning tools

·         Experience in the clean energy/technology sector (battery, EV, smart home, etc.)