Remote: Senior Software Engineer
(Golang or C/C++ desirable)

Sensible Code is looking for a senior software engineer to work on Cantabular which is being used by the Office for National Statistics for dissemination process improvement for the 2021 Census.

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Key things to know about this job

  • May involve development of performance critical code
  • Participation in all stages of the software lifecycle using GitHub flow
  • Technologies include: Go, HTML, CSS, Python, JavaScript / TypeScript, Linux, Docker, Git and AWS
  • Remote working with use of office space in Belfast
  • Some on-site customer visits and events as necessary
  • Applicants should be within a 2 hour flight time of the UK

Your skills are

  • Experience with TDD and comfortable writing extensive tests
  • Enthusiastic about developing Clean Code
  • Some experience of Linux systems administration
  • Can write clear documents and speak effectively with clients
  • Good understanding of low level software concepts such as memory management and data representation
  • Experience with a range of software technologies and languages
  • Ability and desire to master new languages and tools
  • Minimum 5 years experience

You’ll be responsible for

  • Designing solutions to meet customer needs
  • Delivering a level of quality of which you are proud
  • Investigating and resolving issues and bugs
  • Regularly communicating with team members and customers
    both online and face to face

Facts about The Sensible Code Company:

  • We use Slack, GSuite and GitHub
  • We use Linux locally for development
  • We have balanced lives, exact working times are flexible
  • We offer a generous 30 days plus public holidays (38 total)
  • We are all based within 2 hour flight time of the UK

To apply, send the following:

  • Your CV
  • Your telephone number


to €74,000 based on experience and pro-rata for part-time

How to apply

Email quoting scjob24 in the subject line (no agencies).

Closing date: September 30th 2020

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