Lead Software Developer Job at Bulletproof in Stevenage

Job Description

Here at Bulletproof, security’s in our DNA. We believe that our cyber security services are the best way to stay ahead of the
hackers, take control of your infrastructure and protect your business-critical data. Bulletproof’s most popular services include
penetration testing, managed SIEM (threat monitoring), and compliance consultancy, including GDPR.

Owing to our rapidly expanding business in the high-growth world of cyber security, we’re building a core software
development team. This opportunity is for a Lead Software Developer to be the heart of this exciting new project: to build a
highly-skilled team and develop software that will shape the future of our business.


You will be the first hire within a new software arm of the business, leading a team of five and reporting directly to the CTO.

You will be working closely with senior leaders within the business to shape our product strategy.

  • Day-to-day management and mentoring of the team
  • Leading the software design process with focus on core product development and creating prototype applications

in-line with the business product strategy

  • Influencing the strategic roadmap and innovations in the field of security
  • Working with new technologies in ML and Big Data using open source tools


  • Significant experience in the software industry
  • Proven experience managing software from design, through to deployment
  • Proven team management experience
  • Software design and architecture for both web and infrastructure projects
  • Strong skills in the following languages:

– Ruby
– Python
– Will consider those with strong skills in other languages

  • Experience with creating PoC applications
  • Working within and managing agile workflows
  • Independent working
  • Has designed and maintained applications which have been in production for a number of years
  • Solid understanding of web technologies:


  • Proven experience with a range of supporting applications. E.g.:

– Apache
– Kafka
– Redis
– Elasticsearch
– MySQL / PostgreSQL

  • Experience taking a brief from an idea through to production and working with non-development domain experts


  • Relevant Computer Science Degree
  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience with Containerisation
  • Building API based applications
  • Experience with Cloud based infrastructure

– Azure
– Openstack

  • Stays up to date with emerging technologies
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Understanding of 12 Factor App Design


  • 25 days’ annual holiday
  • An additional day’s annual holiday for your birthday
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Company perks platform
  • Frequent team events
  • Relaxed working environment
  • Private Medical Insurance


  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home opportunities

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £60,000.00 to £80,000.00 /year


  • software industry experience: 3 years (Required)


About Company

Company: Bulletproof

Company Location:  Stevenage

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