Lead Software Engineer | Hybrid | Cardiff | Fintech | up to 20% Bonus

Ref No. 24708
Wales - Cardiff
Posted 17 Apr 2024


Salary: £75,000 + 20% bonus

Employment: Permanent

Job description

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Looking for a Lead Software Engineer role where you will have ongoing L&D opportunities as well as a structured roadmap in terms of progression? IntaPeople are delighted to be partnered with a fintech to scale up the product engineering team as they embark on a huge global acquisition. 

Based in the heart of Cardiff, they are a thriving fintech creating asset management and equipment finance software for a range of multinational clients; their software is well-proven all over Europe. 

About the company…

  • They have an exceptional reputation for investing in their employees, they have a strong learning culture with ongoing professional development and actively promote from within the team. 
  • The culture in the office is collaborative and welcoming; they encourage respect, trust, empathy, and support. The team are asked in 2 days per week to maintain this wonderful culture, and there is a well-stocked fridge and dark roast coffee for even more motivation!
  • They’re a late stage scale up but backed by a large multinational group so It’s a fast-paced environment; you’ll be working on multiple workstreams and delivering high quality products; the team have regular social activities and they have a nurturing and motivating culture.

About you …

  • As the team are working in a start-up environment, we’re looking for the kind of person who pitches in with the team and shares ideas in daily stand-ups.
  • They have a strong team culture so the ideal candidate will thrive in this environment and enjoy contributing within a collaborative environment. They often have socials, whether it’s after works drinks, games, axe throwing, golf, bowling or anything else that pops in in town.

About the role …

As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the architectural design and technical direction together with our departments
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and technical leads to understand requirements and helping translate them into architectural designs
  • Ensuring the quality, scalability, and performance of our software systems
  • Guiding and mentoring teams, providing technical leadership and expertise
  • Driving innovation and staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry trends

Essential experience and technology skills:

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Proven experience as a Software Architect, ideally in a lead role (not people leadership)
  • Strong hands-on coding skills and expertise in Java and related technologies
  • Experience with modern software development practices and methodologies, such as Agile and DevOps
  • Deep understanding of software architecture principles, design patterns, and best practices
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical thinking abilities
  • Experience with cloud technologies, such as AWS or Azure, is a plus

What you’ll get in return:

  • A competitive starting salary of up to £75,000 DOE
  • Discretionary Bonus (up to -20%)
  • Vibrant City Centre Location
  • 25 days Annual leave (plus your birthday and bank holidays
  • Death In Service
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Salary sacrifice bike and electric car scheme
  • Monthly Socials
  • Charity days and events

Next steps… Apply now to be considered or if you have any questions, get in touch with Nathan Handley – n.handley@intapeople.com

Please note this role is a hybrid role and candidates need to be in commutable distance of Cardiff for 2 days per week onsite presence. We’re currently not able to offer sponsorship opportunities at this time.


Your consultant

Nathan Handley

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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