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Lead Developer

Job ID: R0105063 Location: Fareham, England, United Kingdom
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Lead Software Developer – Multos Ltd


Are you an experienced Software Developer looking to gain
experience in an ever-growing and advanced technology environment? 
Looking to develop or enhance your career and take on a lead role in a small
and agile team?

Sounds interesting? Look no further…

What the role has to offer:

  • Opportunity to work on a variety of projects (Certificate Authority Services) with an international customer base

  • Excellent prospects to develop both technically as a Software Developer whilst also enhancing and building on your leadership and team management skills

  • A technical, autonomous role, trusted to make impactful decisions

About the team

Multos International originated as the pioneer for
secure, multi-application smart card technologies; now as part of the Thales
Group, Multos technology delivers high security, interoperable platforms for
any web application. The solution consists of two unique technologies that
deliver the secure architecture – the on-chip virtual machine that executes
applications and the Multos security scheme that protects the chip, application
code and application data.

The RoleAs a Lead Software Developer, you will work and lead
a small dynamic team, tasked with the development, maintenance and testing of
high quality, high security and high performance software according to agreed
project plans for our production systems in the UK. As Lead developer you
promote and motivate the team, planning and allocating the work packages and
operating as a point of escalation both for internal and external stakeholders.
Whilst the leadership element of the role may grow with competency and
responsibility, the role will primarily still involve software development and
engineering. Key duties and tasks include:

  • Develop high quality software according to agreed project plans.

  • Liaise with teams within the company to help determine internal requirements for systems

  • Liaise with customer representatives to help determine external requirements for systems

  • Lead the analysis of requirements in the design of new systems

  • Be capable of deriving requirements from ill-defined statements, technical standards, marketing leads etc

  • Contribute to / lead design of new systems

  • Write and maintain appropriate documentation, as required on a per project basis, for each stage of the software development lifecycle

  • Spread experience around team using peer review, informal tutorials etc

  • Maintain systems to reflect changes in requirements or the market, or if faults are detected

  • Support senior management on activities to generate new business (bid tender process etc)

  • Suggest/write/review new company standards for tools and techniques

  • Suggest process improvements to increase team efficiency

About You

We are looking for a competent and motivated
Software Developer who has some experience in leading small, preferably agile
teams. Development is largely in C# but we would welcome interest from Software
developers with experience with other tools. You will be responsible for
monitoring progress of work as well as motivating the team so good organisation
and interpersonal skills are key.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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